On your marks. Get set. Ho, ho, ho! The annual Santa Dash is back.

Every year hundreds of people channel their in Father Christmas descend on Ryde.

They will be dashing through the streets as they take on a 5 kilometre walk, run or jog of the esplanade, in aid of the Isle of Wight’s Mountbatten on Sunday 2 December.

Registration for this year’s event is now open, so if you want to get your hands on a santa suit, mince pie and medal – and raise some cash for Mountbatten – find more details here.