Jog on with Santa this Christmas

Released on: November 12, 2012, 8:43 am
Industry: Travel

Join the annual Santa Run at Battersea Park and warm up your winter

-- /EPR NETWORK/ -- For those of us with a burning desire to say we've run London dressed up as Father Christmas, well our dream will be coming true this December, as the 5km Santa Run comes to Battersea Park.

Taking place on 1st December, the run is organized to raise money for Home-Start, a charity which works to give children the best possible start in life. Participants can come dressed up or not – though give the occasion it really is worth a go…

Adult registration is £20 and child registration £10, with minimum sponsorship tallies for both. You can walk, jog or run, and it's a great way to stay warm in the winter cold, and have a bit of fun with a group of friends or family.

Afterwards participants can relax with mulled wine and Christmas cake – a deserved treat after the exertions, no doubt! For keen runners and charity fundraisers who are keen to get involved, don't forget to organize the whole weekend. has collated a fantastic collection of events and hotel deals for a London Christmas – a special seasonal feature which pulls together the best of the festivals, restaurants and one-off events which will make this a special time.

If you need to find a hotel near the Battersea or Chelsea area for that first weekend of December, adults can find some excellent rates on double rooms in these exclusive boroughs. The Pestana Chelsea Bridge Hotel and Spa has 67% off double rooms on 1 st December, at £139 per night, located on Sloane Square.

Alternatively, stay in 5* luxury near London Victoria for £199 at the Eccleston Square Hotel London on the same night, breakfast not included.