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Santa Dash or Dawdle

The Santa Dash and Dawdle is back for another year and 2016 promising to be another Christmas Cracker!

With summer well and truly over, the leaves turning the gardens of Springhill Hospice a wonderful, warm autumnal mix of colours and the nights closing in, the fundraising team at Springhill are delighted to launch the fun, frivolous and family friendly fundraising event that MAKES Christmas! 

On Sunday 11th December at 11.00 am, the Santas will be back and raring to go at this year’s Santa Dash or Dawdle.

Last year 616 Santas, along with their four legged friends, dashed, dawdled, ambled, strolled and most definitely giggled their way around Hollingworth Lake on this 5km festive event, record numbers of participants!  As well as having a smashing time, those Santas presented Springhill with an amazing sack of fundraising lolly, gifting them with sponsorship of over £18,000!

“Last year the people of the Borough pulled out all the stops and created a fantastic morning.  We had families, individuals, teams and even whole companies getting involved with Team PDS signed up over 70 Santas.  Entries have already started to flood in and It’s set to be another wonderful year. We’re keeping our fingers crossed for a scattering of snow to accompany the Santas and the carols being played by Wardle Community Band to give the event that traditional Christmas feel” said Lillie Winterbottom, Springhill Hospice’s Fundraising Manager. 

If you want to get involved, you can now register online at www.­springhill.­org.­uk/­santadash-2016 or pick up an application form from any of the charity shops, Springhill’s Tea Rooms, the Hospice itself or contact fundraising on 01706 641790 lillie.winterbottom@nhs.net