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LOCATION: Virtually everywhere!

DATE: Any date up to 25th December, 2021



This festive 5K run can be done on your own or with a group of family and friends. You can take it on anytime you like before Christmas Day, as long as you’re dressed in your festive finery. You’ll also earn the official Santa Dash Medal and goodie bag. Simply register for the event below and we will give you access to the Virtual Marathon Series runners portal where you can submit your evidence before or on the big day.

The Virtual Santa Dash has a special challenge attached and requires you to dress up in Christmas fancy dress to complete it.

The Virtual Marathon Series is also offering two prizes.

  1. The first one is for the fastest time in Christmas fancy dress, become the Christmas world record holder.
  2. Secondly, to the person who raises the most money for their chosen charity by Christmas Day.

They will donate £250 to the charities chosen by the 2 winners and they will receive a running goodies pack from their partner Run Through in the post.

To apply for the fastest runner you will need to enter your time through the Virtual Marathon Series portal and complete the 5K in a Santa costume or another suitable Christmas suit.

To apply for the highest fundraiser you will need to send an email to virtual@runforcharity.com with a link to your fundraising page no later than the 1st of January. SECURE YOUR PLACE TODAY!


You’ll receive:

  • dedicated fundraising support

  • help with promotion on social media

  • cheering packs available for your support team

  • that fuzzy feeling knowing you are raising money for vital research into epilepsy

If you have any questions, please contact our Head of Development & Events, Mehreen, at mehreen.syed@eruk.org.uk or call us on 020 3096 7887

Let’s do this. Let’s STOP epilepsy interrupting lives.

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