Posted by: sharonseidel | November 27, 2012

How on earth does Santa do it in that suit?

On Sunday I took part in the Variety Club’s Santa Fun Run at Darling Harbour in Sydney.  For the initiated  the Santa Fun Run is a 5km run through the city whilst wearing a five piece Santa suit.  Yes the suit is a cotton blend and the pants are shorts, but it still consists of jacket, hat, belt, beard and pants.  And as the suit is a cheap material, it is necessary to wear running shorts and T-shirt to prevent chafing in most unpleasant places.

For all that, it is a really fun event.  There is a really spirit of camaraderie as over 2000 other Santas and I joined forces to raise money for this great cause, and for me Variety has a special place in my heart.  I teach disabled children and Variety really does do heaps to help our kids.

After a cooler day on Saturday, Sydney decided to turn on a 29 degree day on Sunday.  Despite the fact that a 5km distance is nothing out of the ordinary for me, I complete that distance several times a week in my regular exercise, doing it in full Santa regalia is a different kettle of fish altogether.  I have no idea what kind of cardio he does to prepare for his big event, but it must be something out of the box. Come to think of it, he doesn’t do the hard yakka does he, it’s Rudolph and co.  Maybe next year I’ll dress as a reindeer…..

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s


Toni Andrukaitis

This site is the bee's knees

I will be fit and happy, not fat and hippy

no make that - fit and happier!

Deb's World

Midlife, Travel & Adventure

Notes From The Plus Side

It's not all good news but surely there's always a plus side.

The Search to Find the Real PJ

Losing the weight and finding myself

Dukan Dietress

Your extreme weight loss coach

Running Off Kilter

Finding Center With a Skewed Compass

The Adventures of Cup and Saucer

A culinary journey of two friends, one kitchen.

Tina's Transformation

Flab to Fab - A Weightloss Transformation Blog!

Mountains to Mats

The Modern Art of Muay Ski-Jitsu...

My 12wbt and Beyond

4 out of 5 dentists recommend this site

Trying Weight Loss

My very own struggle to acceptance

The Real Me and Life

Finding me without a uniform.

Try A Little Harder, Honey

It's probably time.

Bec's 12wbt

Follow my 12 week challenge


Knowledge and Happiness(K&H) multiples by dividing it. More you share, higher and bigger they grow.


Exercise weightloss life


My Journey with food, exercise and life in general


Taking control of my health through food

Lose Lbs, Live Life

A twenty year-old's journey to fitness


A journey to self discovery

Nifty Kitchen

Talking About Cooking, Clean Eating and Sharing Recipes


Tasty, Healthy, Fun Food

3 Girls Against The Scale

On A Mission To A Healthy Life

Happy Being Healthy

Striving to live a healthy, happy day at a time.

Raiding Life

Losing weight and loving life!


minus 20 kg

Mindless Natter

My thoughts, travels, and everyday life of an outback mother

Mysanthia, Continuing the search for I

What goes through the head of a 30 something woman trying to re-create her mind, body and soul?


My opinions as a mom on being a parent, family, health and home.

Ivory Carrot

Life is the art of drawing, without an eraser

John's Fitness Advice Blog

Fat Loss Made Easy & Fast

perpetually loading...

for those days where coffee just doesn't cut it


A new chapter in my life!


My journey to the best version of me

Sailor Vee

The ramblings of a former chubster. Her blog about weight loss, health, fitness, family, fun and living!


Health, Weight Loss and Life as Amydeville

The Indian Girl's Diet

For those of us who wonder how the eff to count the calories in tonights lamb curry.

Girl Of The Hour

The world through my eyes...

An Ongoing Transformation:

Taking you along for the ride as I go from being a 270lbs woman to a ripped figure competitor!

Journey To Awesomehood

From Overweight To Feeling...Awesome!

Losing MissL

A 12WBT Journey

No!.....I don't want fries with that.

Pizza, push-ups, pregnancy & parenting


A journey through the 12wbt

%d bloggers like this: