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Tring family sign up for St Francis Santa Dash

PUBLISHED: 07:33 15 November 2010 | UPDATED: 18:09 20 February 2013

David and Fiona Langan from Somerset with son Alistair Langan who lives in Tring with his children Lex and Amelie Langan

David and Fiona Langan from Somerset with son Alistair Langan who lives in Tring with his children Lex and Amelie Langan

Three generations of the Langan Family will take to the roads of Hemel Hempstead on Sunday 5th December to raise funds for the Berkhamted-based Hospice of St Francis in its annual Santa Dash.

Three generations of the Langan Family will take to the roads of Hemel Hempstead on Sunday 5th December to raise funds for the Hospice of St Francis in its annual Santa Dash.


Grandad (David Langan) and Granny Fi (Fiona Langan) will be travelling up from Somerset to take part with their Tring based son Alistair Langan, father ofthree-year-old Lex Langan and five-year-old Amelie Langan.The first time runners are the family of the Hospice of St Francis' PR Manager Abbi Langan who is working frantically to promote the event.


Grandad commented, 'It's not just kids that love dressing up!This is a fantastic way for all the family to get involved in a great cause and have lots of fun.


'We are very competitive and are aiming to raise at least the money to pay for Christmas lunch in the Day Hospice, just 54 pays for Christmas lunch for 12 patients!We are looking forward to taking part and trying to keep up with the grandchildren.'


Kick off is at 10am and entry is just 15 for individuals, 5 for children or you can enter the whole family (including the dog) for 35. Entry fee includes a medal, Santa suit and tasty treat at the finish line from Oojam in Hemel Hempstead.


For more information contact Emma Day on Tel: 01442 869555 or email fundraising@stfrancis.org.uk


Closing date for entries is Tuesday 30th November.


All the money raised from this event goes towards supporting families and patients living with life limiting illnesses.The Berkhamsted based Hospice of St Francis is the only inpatient unit with special facilities that allow patients to be cared for 24 hours a day, seven days a week. It also helps patients who are seriously ill at home and in day hospice but needs to raise more than 3.3 million every year. See www.stfrancis.org.uk for more information.

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