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Thousands of Santas and elves race through Madrid

Sunday, December 13, 2015 - 00:49

More than 10,000 runners help spread Christmas cheer as they dash through the streets of Madrid for charity, with most dressed as Santa Claus. Jillian Kitchener reports.

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Think of all the gifts these Santas could bring! Instead, they made for an entertaining Saturday in Madrid, Spain during the fourth annual Santa Claus Race through the city's streets. They had the red, they had the beards... but many runners didn't have the potbellies, which may have helped in this 5.5 kilometer race. And with Spain's general election on the horizon, many Santas also had political views to share. This man says no one wins with a majority government. And this woman says they have some good candidates to choose from this year. But with the election still more than a week away, the focus remained on crossing the finish line with Christmas cheer.

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Thousands of Santas and elves race through Madrid

Sunday, December 13, 2015 - 00:49