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Half Marathon's 200 runners
200 runners will take part in Burnham-On-Sea's annual Half Marathon
tomorrow (Sunday, October 2nd), whose route has had to be changed
due to roadworks in Berrow Road.
from Burnham Harriers running club are pleased with the number
of entries, and say late entries will be accepted right up until
the final hour before Sunday's event.
starting gun will be fired at 11am at Burnham's BASC Ground, signalling
the start of the 13-mile run.
runners will leave
the BASC ground and move
along Love Lane and Queen's Drive, before turning left along the
A38 towards Brent Knoll and then on to East Brent, Lympsham, Wick
Road and Red Road, before returning to Burnham via Berrow Road
- with a detour along Saxondale Avenue and Links Gardens to avoid
the area where emergency sewer repairs are ongoing.
Harriers Club Secretary Brian Beale, who oversees the event, told
Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We'll be introducing extra marshalls
along the diversion route to ensure it's as safe as possible for
added: "This weekend's hot weather has also meant we've introduced
extra drinking facilities, with three water stations and additional
"We've had a lot of interest from local runners, with 220
people registered, and a further 80 or so who are considering
making late entries."
will provide full results and photos tomorrow