CHRISTMAS may be a long way off, but Barnstaple Football Club is already sending a message to Santas. Supporters are being asked to make sure they put the afternoon of December 7 into their diaries now, so they don't miss out on the club's annual charity

CHRISTMAS may be a long way off, but Barnstaple Football Club is already sending a message to Santas.Supporters are being asked to make sure they put the afternoon of December 7 into their diaries now, so they don't miss out on the club's annual charity Santa Fun Run.The colourful 2.3 mile, this year taking in the new Taw Bridge, will again see red-suited runners taking to the streets to raise funds.All runners will be provided with their Santa suits.This year they will have the choice of running for the North Devon Hospice or Barnstaple Football Club - or they can divide their sponsorship between the two.More details from organiser John Clarke on (01271) 373055.