July 24, 2011
call for entries to Burnham-On-Sea's 2011 Stert Island Swim
of Burnham-On-Sea's annual Stert Island Swim have this week made
a final call for entries to this year's event.
entry period for the popular swim began earlier this year and
20 places remain available.
unique 2,400m race
will this year take place on September 4th, starting at 11.30am.
participants will swim from Burnham beach to Stert Island and
back in front of large crowds of watching spectators along The
Sara Hudghton of West Country Triathletes told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
"There has been a lot of interest from the swimmers again
this year and we now have just a few places to fill before the
closing date of August 14th."
forms are available online here.
event is being supported by BARB, RNLI, the Town Council, English
Nature, Taunton Canoe Club, St John Ambulance and West Country
Country Tri-Athletes took over the organisation of the annual
summer event in February
2008 after Sedgemoor District Council said it could no longer
afford to run it.
to the Stert Island Swim