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Las Vegas gains record in Great Santa Run

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LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -

Las Vegas regained the record of the most runners dressed in Santa suits at Saturday's Great Santa Run.

The seventh annual event, which was an official FOX5 Take 5 to Care event, had 8,123 participants run the 5K and one mile walk at Town Square, according to organizers.

Early estimates showed more than $350,000 was raised in the run.

The money raised from the event supports Opportunity Village.

The World Santa Challenge record was previous held by a run in Liverpool, England which saw 7,326 participants.

A trophy officially recognizing the feat is heading to Las Vegas, organizers said.

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