You know its nearing Christmas when the Cockington Christmas Caper run comes around. Despite its name its a notoriously tough course, with lots of mud and hills to negotiate... definitely not for the light hearted, but always a much enjoyed start to the festive season.
Susan, Neil Linda and Johnny, looking fresh before the run
The annual Brixham Santa Run took place the following day on 5th Dec, organised by Brixham Soroptimists and Brixham Harriers. Its a 3K fun run along the breakwater and round the harbour, and attracted over 200 runner, dressed in Santa suits, raising over £2000 for the Brixham food bank.
Nikki, Brixham harrier and first "lady Santa" home
Mandy, James and Jo
Several other harriers in disguise, including teddy the dog
The Mince pies were on Hillary this year, following our long held tradition of mince pies and mulled wine in our running kit, after a run around the town to find the best Christmas lights display