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Blackburn Santa Dash

  • Cost:£10 adults, £5 children, under 5's and dogs are FREE!
  • Date: 09 December 2018 - 09 December 2018
  • Time: 11:00am - 1:00pm
  • Location:Cathedral Square, Blackburn, BB1 1FB
  • Distance:5k
  • Contact:
  • Phone:07500 858581

**Online registration is now closed. There is limited availability to register on the day,  at a cost of £7.50 for children over 5 and £15 for adults. Please take a look at our event guide here if you plan to come along on the day.**

We’re excited to have been chosen as the charity partner for Blackburn Council’s new Blackburn Santa Dash. With 100% of the proceeds being donated to North West Air Ambulance Charity we ho ho hope you can join us!

If you’re an experienced runner looking for some festive fun, a beginner taking on the 5k challenge or a family looking to get active – this event is open to all, including your dogs! Join Team NWAA and run, jog or walk your way around the 5k course to help our crew save lives.

Once you’ve completed your run stay and enjoy the festive atmosphere in the German Christmas Market, there are 26 chalets in a winter wonderland including a Bratwurst sausage grill and children’s fairground attractions.

Adults and children aged 6+ will receive a Santa suit for their entry fee and if you choose to raise sponsorship you’ll also receive an NWAA t-shirt in your fundraising pack too!

Here are some of the ways in which your hard earned sponsorship could help change the lives of people right here in the North West.

  • £9 could fuel our aircraft for one minute of a mission
  • £25 could buy a warming blanket, essential to maintain the body temperature of severe trauma patients such as those who have suffered cardiac arrest
  • £100 could be enough to help save the life of a seriously ill patient by buying a surgical airway kit crucial in life-threatening situations, such as airway obstruction or facial trauma

Volunteer – maybe running is not your thing but you still look great in festive fancy dress?! Contact if you’d like to support us on the day.

Road Directions

Cathedral Square is next to Blackburn Cathedral/Cafe Northcote & only a short walk from all the town centre car parks.

Public Transport Directions

Cathedral Square is a short walk from either Blackburn Rail Station or Blackburn Bus Station.

Blackburn has good public transport links with the surrounding areas. Contact Blackburn Visitor Centre for more information  01254 68804.

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