This year's annual Santa on the Seafront in Worthing will be held on December 11 in aid of the Motor Neurone Disease Association and all are welcome!
The dash starts at 2pm and is a free event for the whole family with no registration necessary.
The meeting place is at the Splash Pad between Splashpoint Leisure Centre and Coast Cafe at 1.50pm and the Santa's will dash along the prom and back from 2pm.
The 5K dash is suitable for any age or ability as it is along a smooth, flat surface. Everyone is welcome to take part or watch. You can run, walk or stagger along the prom.
It will go past the Pier and Lido to West Worthing, before turning round and finishing outside Splashpoint Leisure Centre.
All fundraising is done on behalf of the West Sussex South branch of the Motor Neurone Disease (MND) Association, to raise vital funds to support families living with motor neurone disease – a terminal illness that affects one in 300 people – in the southern part of West Sussex.
Several local businesses around Worthing Town centre will be participating in Santas on the Seafront.
Their staff will be dressing up and are offering discounts for anyone coming in dressed as Santa from 3pm onwards:
• Bayside Social
• Level 1 including:
• Bison Beer
• Wood x Coal
• Golden Barracuda
• The Cow Shed
• Number 24
• Slug and Lettuce
• Alpine Lodge
For donations please visit: https://www.justgiving.com/fundrai.../santas-on-the-seafront
Donations will be accepted on the day.
Dean Donaldson, Motor Neurone Disease Association (MNDA) for West Sussex South, said:
"I lost my best friend to MND last August, and it’s a disease that eventually takes away all muscle movement. Just for us all to get out and appreciate being able to move and have fun is something he would wholeheartedly loved to leave as his legacy."
His friend's wife, Sue Acaster, is leading the run along with her local running club.