Christmas Festival Sponsored by Faultless Fitness

WHEN: 17 Dec, 2017 | Santa Run 10.30am, Elf Trail 1pm, Market 11am-3pm WHERE: The Shirehall, Hereford

This year’s Christmas Festival takes place in the heart of Hereford at the city’s Shirehall.

Santa Run: Take part in our Festive 5K Run or Jolly 2K Jog while dressed as the Big Man himself; Father Christmas. Our excellent routes are signed and marshalled, taking in the sights of the city including the Old House and Cathedral. Santa Suits are included in the sign-up fee.

Elf Trail: The younger ones can enjoy an Elf Trail around High Town helping Eddie the Elf complete his trail questions.

Everyone taking part will receive an elf hat, and at the end, Eddie will present those completing the trail with a Certificate of Congratulations. *

To make the trail extra special, we can also guarantee a snowy finale with snow canons.

* We can only guarantee these items for those who pre-book. Those entering on the day will be able to have the items, subject to availability.

Christmas Market: The Christmas Market, in the Shirehall’s Great Hall, will be packed with stalls selling handmade products and others you won’t see on the High Street.

Light refreshments will also be available.

We have a number of festive stalls booked for the Festival. They are as follows;

Christmas Time

Simply Easy Clean

Loulu

Luxe Jewellery and Accessories

Orchard Grove Preserves

Bubble River

Fearn Enterprises

 

Santa Meet and Greet: For £2, children can meet Santa, receive a small gift and have their photo taken with him. He’ll be there between 11am – 1pm, although he will take a well-earned break between 11.55am – 12.10pm.

The family photo will be available for you to download from Facebook after the event.

Other attractions: 

Let your little ones get creative in our Elf Workshop where they can make decorations, cards or door hangers. This free activity is sponsored by All Star Activities.

Sign up here or click the green button above.

Hereford Shirehall,

Hereford,

HR1 2HX

Santa Run – £10 for adults and £7 children

Elf Trail – £5 per person

Santa Meet and Greet (featuring a free photo with Santa)  – £2

Santa Run

Take part in our Festive 5K Run or Jolly 2K Jog while dressed as the Big Man himself; Father Christmas. Our excellent routes are signed and marshalled, taking in the sights of the city including the Old House and Cathedral. Santa Suits are included in the sign-up fee.

You can be sure of looking the part as you’ll be given a Santa suit before setting off.

On your return, you’ll be given water and a medal. Each runner will be timed.

Registration opens at 9.30am at The Shirehall, Hereford. The run begins at 10.30am.

The 5K costs £10 for adults and £7 children.

Please note; Children must be aged 10 or over. Those under the age of 17 must be accompanied by a responsible adult throughout the run.

 

Elf Trail

Meet our elves in the Great Hall where children can make Christmas decorations before heading out on a trail around High Town helping Eddie the Elf complete his trail questions.

As honorary elves, all participants will receive an elf hat and Eddie will present everyone with a certificate of Congratulations at the end of the walk. To make the trail extra special, we can also guarantee a snowy finale with snow canons.

Help our patients this Christmas by pledging to raise a minimum of £20 per family.

As a token of our appreciation we’ll present you with an ‘Elf Flumpet’ in a special presentation ceremony before the trail.*

*One elf flumpet per family group raising over £20 in sponsorship unless there are multiple siblings, in which case we will give one elf flumpet per child (to a maximum of 4 per family).

Registration from 11am

Elf decorations from 11am

Elf flumpet presentation 12pm

Trail starts at 1pm

£5 per person

 

Christmas Market and Santa

The market will be open 11am – 3pm.

Children can meet Santa between 11am – 1pm, although he will take a well-earned break between 11.55am – 12.10pm.

There’s the chance to have a festive family photo with the big man for just £2 per child. Any number of family members can join in on this.

The family photo will be available for you to download from Facebook after the event.

The Christmas Market will be held in the Great Hall. It will be packed with stalls selling handmade and products you won’t see on the High Street.

Light refreshments will also be available.

Your entry fee covers the expense of the event. To help us raise money to support the care provided by St Michael’s Hospice, we depend on sponsorship.

You can set up a Just Giving page or download a sponsor form by simply clicking on the tab to the right of this page.

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