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Running Santas wanted

A national charity is looking for volunteers who are not interested in training for the London Marathon to jingle their way through a 5k or 10k Santa Run. 

Santas running for Family ActionFamily Action  is hoping to see hundreds of running Santas. There is even a free Santa suit for everyone who signs up.

No previous experience is required and the distance should be within most people’s capabilities. The spirit of the event is ‘taking part’ not ‘winning’ so you can run, jog or walk – you decide!


When: Sunday 7th December

Where: Victoria Park, London at approx. 11:00

Registration fee: £22

Fundraising Target: £100

Deadline: 31st October 2014

The fundraising team at Family Action will be here every step of the way to help you with tips and ideas for raising money.

There is already a team of 20 signed up, so if you are interested in joining the Family Action team sign up quickly!

Reserve your place at: https://www.doitforcharity.com/book-online.aspx?eid=2759&cid=34741&charity=true.

Charity fundraising challenges

Family Action, a charity dedicated to supporting vulnerable families, is launching an exciting new calendar of events for 2014.

Walker by the Thames

The charity is looking for individuals or corporate teams to make 2014 the year they achieve an incredible challenge.

By signing up to one of Family Action‘s challenge events, the charity says people can combine vital fundraising for families in need with an exciting event. The funds raised through these events ensures that  Family Action can continue to keep children safe and to support disadvantaged families across the UK, enabling them to build brighter and happier futures together.

Including the Three Peaks, Thames Path Challenge and new RideLondon 100 event, they are all fantastic events to take part in as an individual, or as a corporate team, with funds raised supporting the charity’s work with vulnerable children and families.

To find out more about the events, please click the appropriate link – walking along the Thames Path, taking part in the RideLondon 100 or scaling the Three Peaks.