Carers' Resource Santas raise £1,600 through Skipton Fun Run

A team of 30 staff, volunteers and unpaid carers and clients have raised more than £1,600 after taking part in the Great Skipton Santa Fun Run this weekend.

The money will help Carers’ Resource give emotional and practical support to unpaid carers from across Bradford, Craven and Harrogate districts.

The charity’s team included a number of enthusiastic canine participants who, along with their humans, braved the snow and freezing temperatures to complete the 5k race.

Claire Macina, Fundraiser at Carers’ Resource, said: “We’re so grateful to everyone who took part and all those who donated and helped raise money to support unpaid carers.  And a big thanks to the Rotary Club of Skipton Craven for putting on such an amazing event.

“It was an extra-special Skipton Santa Fun Run this year as the snow began falling just before the start! All our team, including wheelchair participants and a few dogs, did amazingly well to keep going through the heavy snow and reach the finish line.”

The team’s fundraising page is still open at:


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