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Where does Santa Run Start?

The Race Village & Start/Finish are at The Forbury Gardens RG1 3HW

What time does Santa Run Start?

Mini Santa Run Starts at 9.30am & the main race starts at 10.00am


How do we get to Santa Run?

Reading has excellent parking facilities and there are plenty of public transport stops close by.

Parking Locations

Reading Buses


Do we get a medal?

Yes, of course! Everyone taking part in the Mini Santa Run and The 5K Santa Run will receive a bespoke medal.

Santa or Elf suits are also included. 


Do we have to run, can people with buggies take part?

You can Run, Jog or walk either race, you can push a pushchair in the Mini Santa Run but the 5K route is not suitable for pushchairs.

The event is open to people of all abilities.


Who can take Part?

Anyone aged 11 and over can take part in the 5K Santa run. Anyone of any age can take part in the mini Santa Run.

Parents are expected to accompany their children in the Mini Santa Run.


When & Where do i collect my Santa Suit from?

Santa Suits will be available from locations around Reading. Full details will be here soon.