Topsham Santa Run 2019 | Saturday 7th December | 10am

Brush off your santa suit or dig out those reindeer ears! Come and join us for the Topsham Santa Run 2019! Bring festive colour and craziness to Topsham whilst spreading Christmas cheer in a healthy, fun way with friends and family. Topsham Rugby Club will be our venue for the event so come along with the kids and take part in a safe, traffic-free environment. There are three different distances – all we ask is that you get round any way you can (within reason!) – everyone is welcome!


Sign up and join in

All participants will need to have paid to enter either online (via PayPal) or in person at Peter Tosh Opticians in Topsham. Please keep reading for all the information you’ll need.

This event is being led by Suzie Tosh of Peter Tosh Opticians and supported by Love Topsham and a whole host of volunteers.

(Any questions that are not answered below, please email the team at


Event Distances

  • 0-5 years – 0.5 miles (approx)
  • 5-10 years –  1 mile (approx)
  • 10-110 years! – 1.5 miles (approx)

Timings on the Day

  • 10am – Sign in and collect your race number.
  • 10.30 – 0-5 year olds run
  • 10.45 – 5-10 year olds run
  • 11.10 – 10+ and team event run

Join us and blaze a colourful trail in town!

Please stay with us at the Rugby Club until the end of the last race at approximately 11.30am. You’ll not only support other participants but you’ll also be able to join us for a huge group photo. We’ll then be able to spread Christmas cheer and laughs in town as everyone heads together into Fore Street to collect their treats!

All children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult and remain the responsibility of their parent/guardian throughout the time they are at the event.

Register here

Simply make your payment via the paypal button below or in person at Peter Tosh Opticians. We will then add you to the register.

Then before the day, download the relevant form here and bring it along to the Santa Run with proof of payment. If you are entering as a team, please also email the Love Topsham team to let us know that you are taking part, and then we can share the good news!


  • All ages – £5
  • Team entries – minimum of 3 people (maximum 6), £5 per person

Make your payment

You can make your payment right here via PayPal

or in person at Peter Tosh Opticians at 21 High Street, Topsham, Devon. Just keep a record of your payment and bring it with you to the Registration Desk on the day of the Santa Run. That’s it! See you then!

What to wear

Dress festive! Fancy Dress? Sparkles? Anything you like, but do dress for the occasion! However, please make sure you are wearing the appropriate shoes for running on grass.


Topsham Rugby Club will have refreshments and snacks available to buy.

Your Goodies

All participants will receive a Topsham Santa Run 2019 medal and free treats in town on the day. Just come along into Fore Street with everyone at the end of the races and show your medal. We want to encourage as many participants, all dressed in their festive finery to come into town and make a fabulous spectacle! Treats can be found after the Santa Run at:

  • Mercado
  • Route 2 Bike Shop
  • The Topsham Bookshop
  • St Margaret’s Church

We just ask participants to only visit treat venues once for their treats to ensure we have enough to go around!

Please do join us and make this a memorable, festive family event!

Profits will be given to the Love Topsham fund to enable community projects such as this one. There will also be a contribution to Topsham Rugby Club as a massive thank you for their hospitality on the day.