140 take part in Burnham-On-Sea's autumn aquathlon
140 runners of all ages took part in Burnham-On-Sea's autumn aquathlon
on Sunday morning (October 13th).
took part in 'splash and dash' races on the town's beach, watched
by crowds of spectators.
the adults competed in a 750m swim at Burnham Swim and Sports
Academy followed by a 7.5km run along the seafront.
Martin Rogers from Burnham Swim and Sports Academy told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
"The event was a great success, with over 40 entries in the
adults races and 100 youngsters in the childrens' event."
Spectators lined the sea wall steps to watch the children's races
Callum Greenwood, the overall winner, celebrating after his win
The runners kept a close eye on their watches to check their
Readt, get set... Martin Rogers prepares for the start of one
of the races
The youngsters pacing along the beach at the end of the boys
The girls jostling for position at the start of their race
The first and second placed runners finishing the girls' race
One of the runners in the adult race crossing the finishing line
One of the runners celebrating at the end of Sunday's race
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