trio drop into town during ride across UK
residents welcomed three Burnham-On-Sea cyclists into the town
today (Sunday) as they passed through during their fundraising
ride from Lands End to John O'Groats.
Rogers, Kevin Crenol and Jason Emmett are hoping to complete the
1,000 mile feat in just seven days - and are on day three of their
ride, having set off from Cornwall on Friday.
a few aching joints, the trio are on schedule to reach John OGroats,
famous as mainland Britains most northerly point, by this
Friday July 10th.
large group of supporters cheered the group when they passed through
Burnham on Sunday morning, visiting the Burnham Swim and Sports
Academy in Berrow Road.
told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "It was great to see everyone here
this morning and we thank all for their support."
started on Friday and reached St Agnes in three hours. We then
had a hard day yesterday, completing 130 miles in 12 hours to
get to Wellington. We're doing 140 miles today to reach Tenby."
legs are fine, but they are starting to ache a little. The weather
has been perfect so far, but we are watching the forecast closely.
The conditions in Scotland later in the week are not going to
who is also in training to take part in this autumn's World Duathlon
Championships, added that the trio's support vehicle, which was
loaned to them by Middlemoor Water Park, suffered a puncture on
Saturday, but driver Allan Pendleton
has fixed this and they are back on track.
Jason and Kevin are each raising funds for three different good
causes - St Margaret's Hospice, Weston Hospice and Make A Wish
Foundation - hope to raise over £2,500 in total.
was cheered on by members of the Pawlett Rebels team, whom he
brother, Pete, was on hand to support Martin