Corri Babbo Natale Corri!
Or “Run Santa, Run!” will be held Dec. 23, 2017 in Vicenza starting from 10:15 a.m. at Campo Marzo, the park near the main Vicenza train station.
The €8 entrance fee includes a lightweight Santa suit to run in and hot chocolate and pandoro cake at the finish (€3 if you already have a Santa suit o want only a Santa hat).
It is possible to run with other Christmas funny suits. Individuals and groups of all ages are welcome and there is special recognition for the agency or association with the most participants, awards for the first families, the younger and older Santa Claus, for the most creative Christmas dress and other nice prizes.
The path is about two kilometers in the center of the city and may be easily completed walking too.
Persons may pre-register to receive their costumes before race day, or may sign-up and pay the day of the event at 10 a.m. All the money raised goes to Italian charities Villaggi Sos and Bambini Cardiopatici nel Mondo.