swimmers ready for Burnham's Stert Island Swim on Sunday
swimmers will dash into the sea at the start of Burnham-On-Sea's
annual Stert Island Swim this Sunday (July 29th).
unique 2,400m race
will start later than normal at 3.45pm in time for the high tide.
participants will swim from Burnham's each to Stert Island and
back in front of crowds of spectators lining The Esplanade.
Sara Dykes from West Country Triathletes told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
"Everything is in place for another good event. We have had
a few last late entries and we're just hoping for good weather."
event is being supported by the Town Council, BARB, the RNLI,
Natural England, Taunton Canoe Club and St John Ambulance Service.
Country Tri-Athletes took over the organisation of the annual
summer spectacle in 2008 after Sedgemoor District Council said
it could no longer afford to run it.
guide to the Stert Island Swim