News release
01 November 2022

Halton Haven’s Santa Dash sponsored by merseyflow


Halton’s Santa Dash organised by local charity Halton Haven Hospice are asking you - the community of Halton to come together again and join the team to make this years Santa Dash the best yet.

Last years event raised thousands of pounds for the hospice and saw hundreds of Santa’s take part in this fun packed event.

The Halton Haven Hospice 2022 event will see hundreds of local people dressed in Santa suits taking part in the 3km fun run from Spike Island in Widnes to the finish by Costa in Runcorn on Sunday 11th December at 10am.

The Silver Jubilee Bridge will be closed to allow the Santa’s to run across the centre of the bridge.

All the money raised will go directly to the Hospice allowing them to continue to provide a peaceful space, specialist end of life care and support to patients and their families.

This year’s event is being sponsored by Merseyflow, who are also getting into the Santa Dash spirit by entering a team of staff into the fun run on the day.

The Santa Dash entry fee is £17 for adults, £10 for children (up to 16 years old), under 5’s are free (no Santa suit provided), dogs £2 and a family ticket is £45. The registration cost includes a Santa suit and a medal on completion. Under 5’s are encouraged to come along in their own fancy dress.

Tina Gill, Community and Events Fundraiser at Halton Haven Hospice said: “Last year’s Santa Dash was an amazing sight, seeing hundreds of Santa’s running over the bridge in support of our local hospice.”

“I’m really looking forward to this year’s Santa Dash, bringing the community together in such a fun and festive way. We are thrilled this year Merseyflow are sponsoring the event, enabling the hospice to raise as much as possible to support our incredible end of life care, we can’t thank them enough.”

“This is your chance to be part of something special. Pick up your Santa suit, have fun and raise some money for your much-loved Hospice.”

Helen Williams, Marketing Manager for Merseyflow, said: “It’s great to be sponsoring the Santa Dash this year and I know a lot of the team are really looking forward to getting involved on 11th December. The Halton Haven team do an amazing job supporting their residents and their families, and this is just another way we can show our support.”

Santa Dashers will be greeted at the finish line with a well-deserved medal, mince pie and festive entertainment. Anthony’s Travel will be providing transport from the finish back to the start area.

Sign up online

Registration forms and sponsor forms can be collected from the Hospice, the Halton Haven Shop, Queens Avenue, Widnes or Hankin’s Old Fashioned Sweets Shop, Widnes Market. The Santa Dash is sponsored by Merseyflow.

For more information e-mail: or call: 01928 712 728

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