santa-dashStaff at South Somerset Mind are looking forward to their second big fundraising event of the year this weekend in Castle Cary. Alexander Priest, Chief Executive, said: “The Castle Cary Santa Dash is a family friendly festive fun run for everyone to get involved – whether you’re a runner, non- runner, walker or jogger.” With the support of 1610 Caryford Fitness & Leisure Centre, the Santa Dash that is on Sunday 4th December, beginning at the 1610 Caryford Fitness & Leisure Centre. Participants can enjoy a 2k route that will take them through Castle Cary Town Centre, creating a sea of Santas for passers-by to enjoy.

Zoe White, Community Fundraiser for South Somerset Mind has said: “We are really looking forward to spreading some festive spirit in Castle Cary with our Santa Dash. Whilst we all enjoy Christmas, it can be a particularly difficult time for many of our service users, so being able to promote our services & raise some funds is vital during this time of year”.

Once participants have completed the run, they will receive a Festive Goodie Bag along with a free Mince Pie which has been kindly donated by Morrisons in Wincanton. Online registration is essential to secure your space in the run. You have the option to reserve yourself a Santa Suit or come in your own fancy dress. Discounted rates are available for families and under 5’s are FREE.

Visit www.southsomersetmind.co.uk for information on how to sign up or call 01935 474875 for more details.