Mountbatten's favourite festive fun run returns for 2021 with a new venue, the beautiful Ventnor Botanic Gardens. 

Join us and sign up on the day to take part!

Where to go

Ventnor Botanic Gardens, Undercliff Drive, Ventnor, PO38 1UL


Adult - £20

Child (under 16) - £10

Family (up to 2 adults and 3 children) - £45

Every Dasher over 3 will receive a free Santa suit and commemorative medal. 

Pre-Registration -

If you have pre-registered please come along dressed in your Santa Suit. 

If you have not received your Suit, please bring confirmation of your booking and we can provide you with a suit on the day. 

On the day timings -

Registration and Christmas Village opens at 10am 

Warm up with The Gym Group at 10:50

The run starts at 11 with a staggered start to ensure a safe run for everyone

The Christmas Village will close at 3pm 

Keeping safe - 

The majority of the event takes place outside, but please wear a mask indoors and in more crowded areas. 

Most of the route is on tarmac, but there are small off road sections and uneven terrain, so please wear appropriate footwear. 

We ask that everyone take a lateral flow test before the event and if there is a positive result or you are experiencing any symptoms of Covid19, please do not attend and stay at home. 

The Christmas village* - 

Open 10am - 3pm 

Pick up a special Christmas gift or two in our Christmas Village, meet with Father Christmas, and meet Anna and Elsa. 

With Live music from Sunny & Blue, Wight Harmony, Ventnor Exchange Choir. 

You're sure to find something festive from one of our pop-up stalls. 


A Little Bit of PomPom 

Megs Book Bugs

Elisa Rogers

Hampshire & IOW Wildlife Trust

Little IOW Company

Oscar Pet Foods

Strictly Hand Dyed Yarns

Sam Made

Arty Crafty

Emily Joyce Designs

Mountbatten's Knit & Natter

Please be sure to bring cash as not all stall holders will be able to take card payments

*stalls and entertainment subject to change