Santa Stroll

If you’re looking for a festive fitness fix, you can now sign up to Peterborough City Council's Santa Stroll, which is sponsored by Serpentine Green Shopping Centre.

Participants are given Santa outfits, including a beard and belt and can either walk, jog or run a 5km (3 mile) course.

The Stroll will start from Serpentine Green Shopping Centre at 10am on Sunday 17 December 2017.

You can enter the Santa Stroll online, a processing fee is payable at checkout.

Paper entry forms are available from the Visitor Information Centre and Serpentine Green Shopping Centre.

Entry fees

  • Adults - £15
  • Youths (9 to 14 years) - £10
  • Juniors (5 to 8 years) - £7
  • Families (2 adults and 2 children) - £40

Each participant will receive a Santa suit as part of their entry fee to wear on the stroll and a medal at the finish line.

There will be refreshments available on the day and at least £1 from each entry will be donated to the Mayor’s charities.

For more information, email or telephone 01733 452469.

Special 'Santa Service' at CSK Hampton Church

​​CSK​ H​ampton Church will be holding a special Sunday service ​​an hour earlier than usual ​​on 17 December at 9am​. ​

The Santa Service will be finished by 9.50am and this allows for Strollers to participate in the event as well as the service.​ ​

You can wear your Santa outfit at the service (although this is not compulsory), which includes a guest speaker from an international charity.

After the Stroll, the church will be giving out free mince pies and water.

The route

  1. Start - Field by Serpentine Green Rotunda
  2. Cross Silver Hill/Eagle Way onto Braymere Road
  3. Bear left at the bottom of Braymere Road along path towards West Lake Avenue
  4. Right along path - West Lake Avenue
  5. Right along path from West Lake Avenue onto path by East Water Crescent
  6. Bear left on path towards West Water Crescent
  7. Right onto West Water Crescent
  8. Right onto Four Chimneys Crescent
  9. Left onto path by New Lakeside
  10. Follow path around, next to Pasture Drive
  11. Follow path along Shoreview
  12. Cross over Four Chimneys Crescent
  13. Follow path next to Lakeview Way
  14. Bear right from path onto Lakeview Way at Dragonfly Way
  15. Right onto Silver Hill / Eagle Way
  16. Right into Braymere Road for second lap

Road closures

(from 9.50am until 12 noon)

  • Four Chimneys Crescent at junction with Lakeview Way / Shoreview
  • Lakeview Way with its junction with Dragonfly Way to Silver Hill / Eagle Way
  • Silver Hill / Eagle Way from junction with Lakeview Way to Braymere Road
  • Braymere Road from Junction with Silver Hill / Eagle Way along its length
  • Four Chimneys Crescent with its junction with West Water Crescent 

You can enter the Santa Stroll online, a processing fee is payable at checkout.