Santas Stampede In Orleans

By: Barry Donahue

Topics: Community events

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ORLEANS — Some 180 runners braved frigid temperatures Saturday to compete in the annual Santa Stampede, sponsored by the Orleans Chamber of Commerce. Funds raised in the event help support chamber programs.

Challe Burns won the kids portion of the race. BARRY DONAHUE PHOTO

Challe Burns won the kids portion of the race. BARRY DONAHUE PHOTO

Volunteers Kate Robette and Terry Souza of the Cape Cod Five cheered on runners at the annual Santa Stampede in Orleans Saturday. One hundred and eighty runners participated in the chilly event.

Volunteers Kate Robette and Terry Souza of the Cape Cod Five cheered on runners at the annual Santa Stampede in Orleans Saturday. One hundred and eighty runners participated in the chilly event.

Kenny Viprino warms his hands through his bunny costume which, as his sign indicates, was a nod to the classic film “A Christmas Story.” BARRY DONAHUE PHOTO

Kenny Viprino warms his hands through his bunny costume which, as his sign indicates, was a nod to the classic film “A Christmas Story.” BARRY DONAHUE PHOTO

Some 180 runners braved frigid temperatures Saturday to compete in the annual Santa Stampede, sponsored by the Orleans Chamber of Commerce. Funds raised in the event help support chamber programs. BARRY DONAHUE PHOTO

Some 180 runners braved frigid temperatures Saturday to compete in the annual Santa Stampede, sponsored by the Orleans Chamber of Commerce. Funds raised in the event help support chamber programs. BARRY DONAHUE PHOTO

Mrs. Claus helped lead the pack of runners.

Mrs. Claus helped lead the pack of runners.