Thousands of Santas get soggy for Christmas fun run

It got a bit soggy in Clapham but they didn’t mind (Picture: PA)

A stampede of Santas descended on a London park for the return of a popular charity fun run.

Thousands braved the bitter cold and rain in Clapham Common today in aid of Great Ormond Street Hospital (Gosh).

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Patients, families, hospital staff and even dogs suited and booted up to tackle the 5k and 10k courses, as organisers set a £250,000 fundraising target for the famous hospital.

Sounding the starting klaxon was 11-year-old Arun Corcoran, who has been a Gosh patient since… Read the full story

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