Sun 3 Dec 2023 Liverpool, Merseyside, UK

Liverpool Santa Dash | 5K

The BTR Liverpool Santa Dash is the biggest and longest established Santa Run in the UK and in just the second year (back in 2005) achieved Guinness World Record status for the Biggest Santa Gathering

  • Sun 3 Dec 2023
Liverpool, Liverpool




All ages

  • 5 km road running


The 5K fun run starts at the magnificent Pier Head in front of the famous Liver Building and by 9.30am the whole of the public space is completely full of Santas, many bedecked in traditional red with some blue among the mass crowd. The 5K route flows through the city centre passing through the Royal Albert Dock and back along the main waterfront roads before turning into the tightly packed streets to finish in front of the Town Hall. Runners are greeted with giant Christmas characters and a flurry of snow right on the finish line. It really kick starts Christmas in Liverpool every year and this run has everything for all the family, even a 1K Mini Dash for under 12s which happens at the conclusion of the main 5K. BTR LIVERPOOL MINI DASH - is primarily for kids up to 12 yrs old. Parents / guardians DO NOT NEED TO ENTER but are required to accompany their children around the course.

This event is part of Liverpool Santa Dash.

Event details

  • All fitness levels
  • Event village
  • Families
  • Newcomers


  • Sustainability policy

What's included

  • Medal


  • All ages
  • Entries open
  • Enter online

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Liverpool, Liverpool

Mini Dash



Age up to 12

  • 1 km road running