1K Mini Santa Run- Parents and Children can join in the Mini Santa Run at 9.30am before the 5K Race at 10.00am. The Mini Santa run is approx one Kilometre long and runs through Market Place and Broad Street. There is a choice of mini Santa Suits or Elf costumes for participating children.
Reading Santa Run attractes hundreds of runners to Reading Town Centre every December. Come and join in our festive fun run starting and finshining at the Forbury Gardens. Run on an all road 5K route through the heart of Reading. Our race takes you past St Laurence Church and Town Hall Square into Broad Street and through the Oracle Shopping Centre. The route then takes the cycle path along the Kennet and Avon Canal before crossing and returning towards Reading via Chestnut Walk and through the Oscar Wilde Gates. It then runs past the Abbey Ruins and then finally past the Blade, home of our sponsors RocSearch. Come and join in and help use raise thousands for local charities.