100 runners sign up for Burnham's
Sport Relief Mile fun run
than 100 runners will be taking part in Burnham-On-Sea's Sport
Relief Mile on Sunday 25th March as part of the BBC's nationwide
event has this week received the backing of the town's Mayor,
along with organisers Burnham-On-Sea Harriers, King Alfred Sports
Centre and Haven's Burnham Holiday Village.
Beale from Burnham Harriers told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We've
received lots of interest so far and already have 97 confirmed
runners taking part in the mile run with some others taking part
in the three mile run. We hope more will sign up during the next
added: "This is the first Sainsbury's Sport Relief Mile to
be held in Burnham-On-Sea and it's set to be a great event."
a warm-up session of zumba, the runners will set off from The
South Esplanade, passing along the cycle track, taking in the
sights of the River Brue.
Alfred Sports Centre will also be providing a bouncy castle (weather
permitting), plus health checks and mile challenges on rowing
machines and bikes. There will also be an opportunity to try African
drumming with 'Fun 2 Drum'.
residents can enter the fundraising run by signing up online here.
Entrants don't have to be sporty to take part and can choose to
complete one, three or six mile circuits.
Top, Burnham and Highbridge Mayor Michael Clarke, Penny Cook from
1610, Brian Beale from Burnham Harriers and John Ryan from Haven