FESTIVE charity event Santa Run took place in Reading on Sunday (December 8), with a gathering of joggers enjoying the chance to raise money in a Christmassy fashion.

Scroll through our gallery to see the array of Santas taking to the streets of town.

The 5km saw runners, joggers, walkers, Nordic walkers and those who just wanted to enjoy a walk in the great atmosphere of this festive event.

Dogs were welcomed on both routes.

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Hundreds turned up to this year's event, with people of all ages coming together to support the charities involved: Sport in Mind and The Reading and Wokingham Multiple Sclerosis Society.