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Bolton Arena Santa Dash

Bolton Arena are hosting a Santa Dash 5k fun run this Christmas.

Running on Sunday 11th December, 10:00 - 11:30, the fun run is in partnership with Horwich Harriers, where we will be supporting Urban Outreach Bolton.

The 5km fun run starts at Bolton Arena running track.

The 5km route starts on the running track, then flows out through the grounds of Bolton Arena around the local Red Moss Nature reserve trail before returning back to the running track to finish in front of a cheering crowd.

It really kick starts a healthy Christmas in Bolton and this fun run has something for all the family.

Christmas related refreshments will be available to purchase on the day.


Everyone who enters the Bolton Arena Santa Dash is required to wear a Santa suit and will be awarded a race medal upon finishing the event. Price per entry is £10 per person which includes a Santa suit provided by us. If you have your own Santa suit the entry fee is £7.


In addition to the main 5km run there is also a 1km Mini Dash around the track at Bolton Arena especially for children up to 12 years of age, children are encouraged to wear fancy dress outfits. The Mini Dash starts at approximately 11.00am once the adult event has finished. Parents can run with their children but parents do not have to enter. The Mini Dash is for children only, price per entry £3.

 All children taking part will receive a race medal. A prize will be awarded for the best fancy dress outfit.

 All profits from the event will be donated to Urban Outreach, Bolton. Urban Outreach is a Christian charity providing food for households in crisis; and person-centred support for the most disadvantaged and vulnerable adults and young people in Bolton. Established in 1990 their core aim is to be consistently dependable, creative, challenging and inspirational in the support and care they provide across Bolton.

To book your entry, this our Eventbrite page here.

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