These Santas Are Sleighing It When It Comes To Charity
People from across the globe have sleighed in Santa costumes for an annual charity run.
Thousands of runners and swimmers took to the streets and waves of Athens, Brazil, Mexico and France to participate in the annual event.
Paris participants raised nearly AU$18,000 for four local charities that support the fight against Leukaemia and cancer.
In Brazil, residents traded their sleigh for a surfboard, tackling the waves at Maresias beach in Sao Paulo state. They collected donations from local businesses and distributed gifts to children from impoverished neighbourhoods in the region.
Dozens of Greeks raced through the town of Athens and celebrated with music, confetti and balloons. All the profits went to Together For Children and the Athens municipality Cultural, Sport & Youth Organization.
In the meantime, hundreds of Santas dashed through the streets of Mexico City to raise awareness on increasing sports participation.
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