special: Burnham-On-Sea Sport
Relief Mile's runaway success!
150 runners took part in Burnham-On-Sea's Sport Relief Mile today
(Sunday, March 25th), raising hundreds of pounds for the BBC's
nationwide fundraising appeal.
skies and sunshine swelled the numbers at the event, which was
jointly organised by Burnham-On-Sea Harriers and Highbridge's
King Alfred Sports Centre.
those taking part were a group of Brent Knoll schoolchildren,
who performed the conga around the course.
were also many wacky costumes with runners dressed as dog, Superwoman
and even Banana Man!
Beale from Burnham Harriers told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "I am
delighted that we had such strong support.
weather was superb and we hope to have raised a good sum for Sport
were able to choose between one mile, three mile or six mile circuits,
which included the South Esplanade, passing along the cycle track
and taking in the sights of the River Brue.
Alfred Sports Centre also provided a bouncy castle plus health
checks and rowing machines and bike challenges.
was an opportunity to try African drumming with 'Fun 2 Drum'.
It was the first Sainsbury's Sport Relief Mile to be held in Burnham-On-Sea.
Pictured: Some of the participants who took part in Burnham's
Sport Relief Mile (Photos: Burnham-On-Sea.com & Mike Lang)