Around 200 people - many in seasonal fancy dress - braved the bitter cold for the Otterton Reindeer Run on Saturday, December 2.

It was the first time since the pandemic that the fun pre-Christmas event had taken place, and a new organiser, Ian Simpson, had stepped in.

Exmouth Journal: The runners with organiser Ian Simpson in yellow jacketinThere was a 10K cross-country run for the serious athletes and a 3K run for children and the less energetic participants.

Exmouth Journal: Otterton Reindeer Run

Runners signed up in the church before the start of the run at 10am.

Exmouth Journal: Fabulous fancy dress

Participants said it had been 'wonderful' to see the Reindeer Run making a comeback, and the route of the 10k was 'lovely'. They thanked Ian and all the marshals for making it happen.