Thousands turn out for ‘Santa Dash’ in Glasgow

The Santa Dash has been held since 2006 and this year is the 10th anniversary event, in total the event has raised over �100,000 for charities working in and around Glasgow.
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The Santa Dash has been held since 2006 and this year is the 10th anniversary event, in total the event has raised over �100,000 for charities working in and around Glasgow. Picture: Getty Images
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Thousands of santas took to the streets of Glasgow for the city’s biggest ever Santa Dash.

The event saw 7,500 runners make their way along the 5k route which started and finished in George Square, the venue for Glasgow’s festive market.

The Santa Dash in Glasgow 
Pictures: Getty Images

The Santa Dash in Glasgow Pictures: Getty Images

This year - the event’s 10th anniversary - participants were raising money for the Beatson Cancer Charity.

The Santa Dash has raised more than £100,000 for various charities working in and around Glasgow since 2006.

Beatson Cancer Charity’s mascot Bella and Kingsley, mascot for Partick Thistle football club were among those taking part.

The Santa Dash in Glasgow 
Pictures: Getty Images

The Santa Dash in Glasgow Pictures: Getty Images

The Santa Dash in Glasgow  Pictures: Getty Images

The Santa Dash in Glasgow Pictures: Getty Images