Contestants relax close to the Finishing Line having completed the
Santa Fun Run for charity in West Princes Street Gardens on Sunday 12
About 3,000 contestants were needed if the record for the largest number
of Santas was to be beaten. However, this was the first year that
the event had been held in Edinburgh and the number of contestants was
closer to 500.
Another Santa can be seen in the background, waving from the stage of the
12 December 2004 was also the day that reindeer arrived in West Princes
Street Gardens for the Christmas season.