Solicitors in Worcestershire are sure to turn a few heads later this month when they dress up in Christmas fancy dress.

Staff at Thursfields and other local firms are to join together to take part in the 5k Santa Love Run on February 20th 2011, the Worcester News reports.

However, they haven't all gone mad - the event was supposed to take place last December, but terrible weather stopped play and meant it had to be postponed.

Organisers consequently waited until this month and added 'love' to the name to cleverly make it coincide with Valentine's Day.

The Santa fancy dress will raise money for local charity Leukaemia Care.

Thursfields managing partner Nick O'Hara said: "Everyone in the office is excited about the event … what an enjoyable way of raising funds for such a worthwhile cause."

Leukaemia Care does not provide actual medical care, but instead provides a range of information for people suffering with blood disorders. It also has a support network including a telephone line and internet message boards.