photos: 230 runners complete Burnham-On-Sea Half Marathon
than 230 runners took part in Burnham-On-Sea's annual Half Marathon
on Sunday (October 7th).
Wills from Yeovil won the race for a second year running in a
fast time of one hour, 19 minutes and 43 seconds.
local runner home was Stuart Anderson from Burnham Harriers in
30th place in a time of 1:32:08 seconds. Sue Nicholls was the
first local lady home in 1:40:01. Click here for the full
Mark Wills, pictured here with the second and third placed finishers,
told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "The conditions were great today
- the weather was calm and mild with light winds. There was also
plenty of support from residents all the way along the course."
starting gun was fired at 11am at Burnham's BASC Ground and the
runners wended their way along Love Lane and Queens Drive, before
turning along the A38 towards Brent Knoll and then through East
Brent, Lympsham, Wick Road and Red Road, before returning to Burnham
along Berrow Road.
Brian Beale, from Burnham Harriers, who oversaw Sunday's run,
told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "It's been another successful event,
with 160 men and 77 ladies taking part. There were a number of
late entries which boosted the numbers. We
thank everyone who took part and helped to marshall and organise
it for their support, plus our sponsors M5 Glass and Proper Job."
30 youngsters also took part in a fun run during the event, as
runners streamed away from the start at the BASC Ground
runners pacing down Queen's Drive out of Burnham
the two mile mark, the runners in Edithmead
runners mingled with competitors from across the region
of the runners were sponsored, raising cash for good causes
winner, Mark Wills, gives us a thumbs-up as he enters Stodden's
local runner home was Burnham doctor Stuart Anderson
runner Sue Nicholls in yellow returning to the BASC ground on
runners passing the lighthouse in Berrow Road, cheered on by marshalls
runner Sue Nicholls with her silverware for being first local