Run for fun or run for charity! Santa in the City is the perfect way to get you, your friends, family and colleagues into the festive spirit!
Registration for Santa in the City Leicester is now open - click here for individual or team registration. Each Santa in the City running place costs £21.00 + booking fee (from £1.46/place). Every santa runner will get their very own Santa Suit, individual running number and Santa in the CIty limited edition medal, plus the chance to say you were part of this year's Santa in the City event! Terms & Conditions and apply and are available here and at the bottom of this page.
Santa in the City starts at the top of New Walk, by the Belmont Hotel. At 6.45pm we will have the traditional Santa Parade and then at approximately 6.55pm all the Santa’s will be set off! You will begin by running down New Walk towards the City centre, past the Museum and Art Gallery, Leicester Mercury building and towards the historic Leicester Cathedral and Richard III visitor centre. The Santa in the City route then takes you past St Martins House, BBC Radio Leicester and through Jubilee Square. You will then turn into High Street and run past the retail outlets, eateries and HighCross Shopping Centre, where you will be cheered on by many of the Christmas late night shoppers!. After this you will go complete a loop in the City Centre before finally passing the Leicester City Centre Market, The Foxes Club Shop and then to the finish line just beyond the Haymarket Memorial Clocktower. A truly unique and iconic route!
No previous experience is needed for a 5km run like this santa dash. The route is relatively flat and you can run, jog or walk. Santa in the City is a great way to get you your friends & family, colleagues into the festive spirit. If you want any more information, please do contact us 0330 4441189 | firstname.lastname@example.org or check out our FAQ's page. Full santa run T&C's are available by clicking here
Following your registration...
Once you have signed up and paid for your place you will receive a Santa in the City confirmation email. Please bring your Santa in the City confirmation email to the Santa in the City check-in desk located by the Haymarket Memorial Clock Tower from 12.00pm - 6.00pm and outside the Belmont Hotel from 5.00pm - 7.00pm. When you check-in you will be given your Santa Suit and running number. Santa Suits are all one-size, but adjustable to fit all. At approximately 6.35pm there will be the traditional Santa Parade to the start line, at the top of New Walk. If you misplace your confirmation email, don’t worry, just let us know and we can send a replacement or just bring id with you when you register on the day. If you need to get in touch email or call Arun in the event team via email@example.com or 0333 4441189.