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Calling all Santas, Saddleworth Annual Santa Dash!

Count down to this years Annual Santa Dash begins!

to announce that the 4th Santa Dash is to take place on Saturday 1st December. The race starts at 2.30 pm near Uppermill Square and tickets for all willing Santa’s can be found via the Facebook page /SaddleworthRT.
There will be two routes available, a 5 km course and also a family (buggy) friendly 2 km course.You are also advised to turn up in plenty of time to enjoy the pre-race warm up from 1.30 pm.
Revolution Radio who support the event will be in attendance with Elliot Eastwick from the station’s breakfast show.There’ll be a lots of other festive acts on stage to keep all the family entertained throughout the afternoon including a Christmas market open from 12 noon till 6 pm.
Following the huge success of the markets last year the Round Table are looking to expand the number of market stalls in both the square and at
excellent range of delicious food and drink as well as a variety of Christmas and festive gifts.At 4 pm the Santa parade and lights switch on will commence with FatherChristmas being drawn by Saddleworth Morris Men down the High Street to the museum.
Chairman of the Saddleworth Round Table Richard Foster said:“I’d like to thank all our sponsors, supporters and volunteers who without their commitment and contribution this event would not be possible.
I’d particularly like to thank our main event sponsor Albion Farm shop and firework sponsor Mono Alarms. We are still looking for volunteers to help steward and guide our runners safely around both the 2km and 5km courses. We’ll provide refreshments and an invite to the after the special after party. If you’re interested please contact us via facebook.”

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