August 6, 2011
year-old Burnham-On-Sea triathlete raises over £1,000 for
sporty Burnham-On-Sea pensioner has this week handed over more
than £1,000 to charity, having completed two fundraising
year-old Arthur Gilbert presented £1,085 to The Musgrove
Leukaemia Group - after collecting the money from sponsors following
Burnham's April and June triathlons.
Maureen Hudson, who is the charity's Bridgwater representative,
accepted the cheques and told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We are
hugely grateful to Arthur for his incredible fundraising."
here in April that Arthur had completed Burnham's triathlon
- comprising a 250m swim, followed by a 10km bike ride and a 2.5km
run - in a time of one hour, 20 minutes and nine seconds.
Pictured: (above) Maureen Hudson with Arthur Gilbert at this
week's cheque handover and (below) Arthur in action earlier this