athletes complete Burnham-On-Sea's annual triathlon
330 athletes from across the country completed Burnham-On-Sea's
grueling annual triathlon on Sunday morning (June 6th).
event, now in its 24th year, was staged in brilliant sunshine
and was watched by spectators along the route.
Hindes from North Devon Triathletes won the event - which comprised
of a 750m swim, a 20km bike ride and a 5km run - in a fast time
of one hour and 32 seconds.
second place was Daniel Whaites from Cardiff who was just 12 seconds
behind, and the first lady home was Ceeli Miall from West Country
Tri in a time of one hour, seven minutes and seven seconds.
Cox-Conkin, from Burnham-On-Sea Swim and Sports Academy, which
oversaw the race, told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We had our largest
ever turnout of competitors and are really pleased with how everything
were some very fast times despite the soft sand on the beach,
which resuled in some running times being slower than normal."
added: "We are grateful to everyone who helped organise the
event, including the 40 volunteers who marshalled the route."
event's trophies and awards were presented to the winners by Cllr
Neville Jones, who has been present at every event over the last
our online photo slide show here
and full results here.
our online photo slide show from the 2010 Triathlon here.