Princess Alice Hospice Santa Fun Run Goes Global for Christmas

2020 Santa Fun Run in hat and sunglasses - 5k route through Johannesburg
2020 Santa Fun Run with dog - Walking to raise funds for Princess Alice Hospice Esher Elmbridge Surrey
Princess Alice Hospice Esher Elmbridge Surrey

Wherever you are in the world, you can join in the 2020 Santa Fun Run!

Wherever you are in the world, you can enjoy some festive family fun and raise much-needed funds for Princess Alice Hospice at the same time!

This year, the Hospice’s Santa Fun Run is being, well, run as an international virtual event, which means, you can take part any time, any place, anywhere.

You don’t have to run it either; you can jog, walk, ski, swim, or even dance your way around 5k. It’s entirely up to you.

Rachel (pictured in the photos) heard about the Princess Alice Hospice Santa Fun Run through her cousin Sonia, who works at the Hospice. Rachel lives in South Africa and is currently experiencing temperatures of 28 degrees, but she hasn’t let that stop her from getting involved. Donning a Santa hat and sunglasses, she took on a 5k route through Johannesburg to raise vital funds for the Hospice.

Santa Fun Run in South Africa - for Princess Alice Hospice Esher Elmbridge

Community Partnerships and Events Lead, Claire Woodward said: “We love the fact that our event lets people support this year’s Santa Fun Run from anywhere in the world. We’ve had participants from Ireland and Spain doing their bit for us too, and it’s just amazing.

Raising funds for us this year is even more important as practically all our events have been cancelled during the pandemic.

Thank you to Rachel for taking on the heat in Johannesburg, you did an amazing job!”

Walk Jog or Run - Santa Fun Run for Princess Alice Hospice Esher Elmbridge
Santa Fun Run - Walking with dog - Fundraising for Princess Alice Hospice Elmbridge Surrey

The Community Partnerships and Events team will award prizes for the biggest team, the largest fundraising total and of course, the widest geographical spread. Anyone, in any part of the world, can take part.

For more inspiration and details on signing up, please visit: www.pah.org.uk/santafunrun.

Cycling -Santa Fun Run - Fun Fundraising for Princess Alice Hospice Esher Elmbridge Surrey
Virtual Santa Fun Run - Paddling - Princess Alice Hospice Esher Surrey

More Information About Princess Alice Hospice

Princess Alice Hospice: For Compassion. For Excellence. For People. For Living.

Princess Alice Hospice has, for more than 30 years, provided free, high-quality, specialist end of life care to tens of thousands of people across a large part of Surrey, south west London and Middlesex.

Today, at any one time, Hospice nurses, doctors and other specialist staff are looking after more than 800 people in need.

The Hospice’s mission is to reach out to even more people by delivering outstanding care to those that need it. To enable us to do this, we will rely on the commitment and support of our communities who help us to raise vital funds.

£10.1 million is needed each year to provide these vital and much-needed services. With limited NHS funding, 76% must be generated by fundraising, retail operations, donations and legacies.

For more information about the charity and the work it does click on the link below.

Volunters Request

Our volunteers are vital to Princess Alice Hospice. Whether you can help out for a few hours as and when we need you, commit to a regular day or half day of volunteering, or would be interested in supporting a short term project, there are many ways for you to give your time, skills and energy.

For more information and some current volunteer opportunities, visit our website and select the volunteering page, or contact us by email or phone: volunteering@pah.org.uk Tel: 01372 461856

Due to Covid-19 restrictions, many local events and activities are suspended or cancelled. Since this can change on a daily basis, please check with the organisers for the current status.

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