More than 7,000 Santa Clauses ran through central Madrid on Sunday in an annual charity race held to raise money for a cancer-care charity.
A number of children dressed as green elves also participated in the event, which took place over a 5-kilometer course along the Paseo de la Castellana avenue.
¡El británico Paul Whitelam es el primero de los más de 7.000 Papá Noeles! 🎅🏻 pic.twitter.com/25TkWi2PR2
— CarreraPapaNoel (@CPPNOEL) December 9, 2018
Organizers describe the race as the largest of its kind in the world.
A British runner was the first acorss the finish line – Paul Whitelam ran the race in 16 minutes, 48 seconds.
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