ready for Burnham-On-Sea's first Olympic distance triathlon
of athletes will be taking part in Burnham-On-Sea's first Olympic
distance triathlon on Sunday morning (September 11th).
One hundred triathletes from across the UK will be competing in
the grueling event, which will comprise a 1,500 metre sea swim,
40km bike ride and a 10km run.
"The is a first for Burnham - it's the first time a triathlon
of these distances has been held here and it puts us on the map
for full distance races," one of the organisers, Sara Cox-Conklin,
told Burnham-On-Sea.com. "We're delighted to have a full
line-up of 100 entrants."
The event will begin at 6.45am with a bracing sea swim and this
will be followed by a bike run to Wedmore, passing through Cheddar,
Rooksbridge and Brent Knoll, and a 10km run around Highbridge's