In pictures: Santas and little helpers complete 2018 fun run

Over 1,500 runners and around 100 doggie companions took part in the festive Lincoln Santa Fun Run, all racing to raise money for their chosen charities.

As previously reported, the 13th Lincoln Santa Fun Run and Walk on Sunday, December 16 was a 3.5km two lap race set around the city’s historic Bailgate, with the capacity for over 2,500 potential runners.

Footwear company Sketchers was the main sponsor of the race.

Organisers of the event said they were thrilled with the turn out and the support they received.

Photo: Steve Smailes

Photo: Steve Smailes

Photo: Steve Smailes

Photo: Steve Smailes

Photo: Steve Smailes

Photo: Steve Smailes

Photo: Steve Smailes

Photo: Steve Smailes

Photo: Steve Smailes

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Photo: Steve Smailes

Photo: Steve Smailes

Photo: Steve Smailes

Photo: Steve Smailes

Photo: Steve Smailes

Photo: Steve Smailes

Photo: Steve Smailes

Photo: Steve Smailes

Photo: Steve Smailes

Photo: Steve Smailes

Photo: Steve Smailes

Photo: Steve Smailes

Photo: Steve Smailes

Photo: Steve Smailes

Photo: Steve Smailes

Photo: Steve Smailes

Photo: Steve Smailes

Photo: Steve Smailes

Photo: Steve Smailes

Photo: Steve Smailes

Photo: Steve Smailes

Photo: Steve Smailes

Photo: Steve Smailes

Photo: Steve Smailes

Photo: Steve Smailes

Photo: Steve Smailes