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Record turnout at annual Grantham Santa Fun Run





A Rotary Club held its fourth Santa Fun Run at the weekend.

Residents from Grantham and the surrounding area got into the festive spirit on Sunday (December 10) at the town’s annual Santa Fun Run, organised by the Rotary Club of Grantham Kesteven, who worked in partnership with South Kesteven District Council and Inspire +.

The event saw a record 240 participants take part.

All of the Santa's at the start line raring to go.
All of the Santa's at the start line raring to go.

On its Facebook page, a spokesperson for the Rotary Club said: “What a wonderful morning we all had at our fourth annual Grantham Santa Fun Run and Walk held in Wyndham Park. “We had a record breaking 240 participants of all ages and abilities, including furry friends.

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“Thank you to everyone who helped to make it such a friendly and fun event, including the staff and volunteers at Wyndham Park, the young people from Inspire+, our healthy elf who got everyone warmed up and Grantham Town mayor, Mark Whittington for being such a good sport by being our official starter, presenting the medals and dressing up and taking part too.

Santa and his four legged friend.
Santa and his four legged friend.

“Well done everyone and thank you for taking part!

“We hope you all raised lots of money for your chosen charities.

Santa's of all ages took part.
Santa's of all ages took part.
All of the Santa's at the start line raring to go.
All of the Santa's at the start line raring to go.
A smaller Santa taking part.
A smaller Santa taking part.
Santa's made sure they warmed up before the big run.
Santa's made sure they warmed up before the big run.
Did you see all of the Santa's running around Wyndham Park?
Did you see all of the Santa's running around Wyndham Park?
Did you see all of the Santa's running around Wyndham Park?
Did you see all of the Santa's running around Wyndham Park?
Mini Santa's were also in the festive spirit.
Mini Santa's were also in the festive spirit.
Mayor of Grantham, Councillor Mark Whittington, taking part in the Santa Fun Run.
Mayor of Grantham, Councillor Mark Whittington, taking part in the Santa Fun Run.
Santa's making their war around Wyndham Park.
Santa's making their war around Wyndham Park.
Preparing before the big run.
Preparing before the big run.
Jumping for joy
Jumping for joy
Preparing before the big run.
Preparing before the big run.
Preparing before the big run.
Preparing before the big run.
A smaller Santa getting involved in the festive spirit.
A smaller Santa getting involved in the festive spirit.
Grantham got into the Christmas spirit with the annual Santa Fun Run!
Grantham got into the Christmas spirit with the annual Santa Fun Run!
Warming up before the big run.
Warming up before the big run.
Participants of all ages took part in the run.
Participants of all ages took part in the run.
All smiles at the annual Santa Fun Run.
All smiles at the annual Santa Fun Run.
This was the Rotary Club's fourth Santa Fun Run.
This was the Rotary Club's fourth Santa Fun Run.
Beards were optional.
Beards were optional.
Did you spot Santa running through Wyndham Park?
Did you spot Santa running through Wyndham Park?
Santa's made their way around Grantham's Wyndham Park.
Santa's made their way around Grantham's Wyndham Park.

“We are very grateful that the weather was kind and the rain held off until the end. A magical morning!”

Mayor of Grantham, Councillor Mark Whittinton, took part and also presented cups to the winners at the end.



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