RUNNERS are ready to get suited and booted in white beards and red suits for the upcoming Dinton Pastures' Santa Dash.

The fun-run, taking place round the grounds of Dinton Pastures, Hurst, has the option of running a 2km route or a 5km dash to welcome in the festive spirit.

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Each runner will be dressed as Father Christmas himself and will be running to help raise money for local charity Daisy's Dream who support children and their families through bereavement.

One participant, commenting online on the 2018 run, said: "A really well organised and fun event for the whole family.

"Everyone gets in the spirit with a full Santa costume provided by the organiser, including little ones. Dinton Pastures is a lovely scenic location.

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"The touch of mince pies and Christmas music at the end was lovely. This was my first time running with my three year old and she absolutely loved the whole experience.

"She was also completely thrilled with her medal and the cheers she got at the finish line. Very special experience for us both."

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The Santa Dash will take place at 10:30am on Saturday, December 14. It costs £14 for the 5km route, and £12 entry for the 2km route.

For further information including how to enter and the routes CLICK HERE.