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Bob Iveson, President of The Rotary Club of Stamford Burghley, welcomed the representatives of the four charities - Stamford Foodbank, Sue Ryder Thorpe Hall, Anna’s Hope and Stamford Mindspace; donations for £3000 each were presented.
He thanked all the organisations who helped on the day, ensuring a well-run event - Stamford Striders who organised the race and helped put up the large marquee; the Scouts who supplied the generators free of charge; Bluebird Care who made sure the entrance gate was manned; Stamford Army Cadets and the RAF Cadets who helped with the car parking; Stamford Litter Pickers who helped keep the litter down and left the site in a tidy condition; Caz Dolby of the Wildcats who helped promote the event and entertained the 2,000- strong crowd of Santas and their friends; the Phoenix Ladies’ Club who ensured the 50 or so helpers were sustained with coffee and hot bacon rolls; Warren Hastings who supplied the marquee and Telisha Webster for her work with Social Media.
After the thanks, Emma Freeman presented a cheque for £1,150 to Bob - a donation from the customers of the Five Horse Shoes in Barholm.
Bob ended his speech with a special thank-you to our sponsors, led by bgl group.
21 teams, (self- sponsors), ran for charity this year. £12,000
Total surplus of the Santa Fun Run. £15,000
Donation from the Five Horseshoes pub. £1,000
In excess of £28,000 has been raised for charity in December 2019 as a result of the Stamford Santa Fun Run.
Date of Next Event: The date of the 2020 Stamford Santa Fun Run will be Sunday 6 December 2020.
Please note the Rotary Club of Stamford Burghley take data protection extremely seriously. The information you give on registration and thereafter will only be used to enable the complete on line entry process to take place and will never be passed to a 3rd party. The Rotary Club will only contact you otherwise to provide information on current and future Santa Fun Runs.