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Record turnout for Wales’ biggest Santa dash

2,000 people turnout for Santa dash in Cardiff Bay

A record 2,000 people turned out in fancy dress to take part in this year’s Santa dash in Cardiff Bay.

Photo by Matthew Horwood

Now in its fifth year, the Santa dash in Cardiff Bay in aid of Welsh Hearts is the biggest Santa run of its kind in Wales.

Photo by Matthew Horwood

The race started in Roald Dahl Plass, with participants running and walking the 5km to the barrage and back. 

Photo by Matthew Horwood

All monies raised for Welsh Hearts will go towards:

  • Heart Screening in Wales
  • Placing Defibrillators in Welsh communities
  • Providing free CPR & Defibrillator training

Speaking to Wales247, Kimberley Lloyd, Operations Manager for Welsh Hearts said:

“We are delighted. This event has grown and now in its 5th year it has become the biggest Santa dash in wales’ just over 2000 people attended today. All money raised from this event goes towards placing more public access defibrillators in Wales.”
Fancy dress optional, but always encouraged.
Photo by Matthew Horwood
Photo by Matthew Horwood
Photo by Matthew Horwood
Photo by Matthew Horwood
Photo by Matthew Horwood
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