This graphic shows a running Santa on the right. It has the Beacon logo and details of our Santa Run as in the text.

Ho, ho hold it right there…

Our Santa Run is back, and it’s set to be bigger than ever in 2023! 

Whether you run, jog or walk the 5k route at Wolverhampton’s West Park, the event is all about having fun, feeling festive and raising money for Beacon Centre for the Blind.

On the day every paying adult will receive a Santa suit and every child a Santa hat to wear during the race, we even have a bespoke medal so our favourite ‘Santa Paws’ friends can join in the fun. All (human) participants will also receive a shiny Santa Run medal with a brand new design for 2023.

Everyone is welcome so make it a date in your festive calendar! 

Online ticket registration has now closed but tickets can still be purchased on the day from the park’s bandstand between 9.30am and 10am. 


Date: Sunday December 3rd, 2023

Start time: Registration from 9.30am at West Park bandstand.

Distance: 5km

Santa Run Ticket Prices: £11 adults, £6 children, £3 for dogs.


This shows participants in our 2022 Santa Run setting off.

Other important information

Running order for the day

  • 9.30am Registration
  • 9.50am Registration closes, participant briefing and warm up
  • 10.00am Race starts

Help raise money for Beacon

This year we are asking participants to consider raising sponsorship for completing the course and for those superstars who beat our £100 target a Beacon tote bag will be sent out to you in January.

Terms and conditions

You can find the terms and conditions for this event here.


How your support make a difference

By taking part in our Santa Run you’ll be supporting someone locally, £10 could help us run a 30 minute low vision session aimed at helping someone to stay independent in their own home for longer. 

If you’d like to find out more about how you can support our work please get in touch. You can email our team at