Hundreds take part in Saint Catherine's Festive Fun Run in Scarborough
Hundreds of people braved a chilly December morning to take part in Saint Catherine’s Festive Fun Run on Sunday (December 9).
People of all ages donned their best festive fancy dress to take on the challenge of running 2K, 5K or 10K in aid of patient care.
Costumes included an inflatable turkey, Christmas crackers, elves, reindeer, a stack of Christmas presents and even a juggling Snowman!
The first runner over the line in the 10K was Jamie Costigan, who was dressed as Jesus. He has also supported Saint Catherine’s by taking part in the Great North Run earlier this year.
Organiser Rhiannon Hunt said: “Thank you so much to everyone who took part – and to all the volunteers and businesses who supported us. We loved seeing everyone’s brilliant fancy dress outfits and there was a fantastic atmosphere!”
All the money raised will go towards caring for patients living with a terminal illness across Scarborough, Whitby, Ryedale, Filey, Hunmanby, Bridlington and Driffield.
Saint Catherine’s would like to thank event sponsor UPM Raflatac. The event was also supported by Sea Life Scarborough, who gave all participants free entry after the fun run.