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Santa Jog raises awareness of heart disease

Festive fundraising jog raises awareness of heart disease in UK

Last year's Cardiff Santa Jog, which raised £20,000. Image courtesy of the British Heart Foundation.

The annual Cardiff Santa Jog returns this year for more festive fun. The run through Bute Park, organised by the British Heart Foundation, helps raise awareness and vital funds for the charity.

Promoting the serious message of saving lives, organiser Hannah Townsend says events such as the run help raise awareness of heart disease, enabling the BHF to continue their fight against the UK’s biggest killer.

Hannah says, “The event has been a huge success for us with over 1000 Santa’s taking part helping to raise £20,000 last year, we hope that this year will be even bigger and better.”

With numbers looking promising for the upcoming run, she added, “It’s clear that Cardiff is already getting into the festive spirit in a big way.”

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