make a splash for local good causes at Brean Swimarathon
£2,000 was raised for local charities when more than 100
people from across the Burnham-On-Sea area took part in a sponsored
swim in Brean on Sunday (February 10th).
annual Swimarathon, run by Burnham Rotary Club and the Inner Wheel,
involved 17 teams swimming lengths of the Brean Splash pool to
raise charity cash.
swimmers retained 45% of their sponorship funds for their nominated
good causes while the remainder went to the Dorset and Somerset
Air Ambulance and Rotary charities.
Jim Tancock told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We were delighted with
the number of swimmers of all ages taking part. A great time was
had by everyone and we hope a good sum has been raised for our
those taking part were Burnham Swimming Club, Burnham Inner Wheel,
Brent Knoll Girl Guides, Brent Knoll School, Berrow Guides, Burnham
RNLI, Berrow Brownies, Matt Derbyshire, North Sedgemoor Childrens
Cluster Group, Monarchs Gymnastics Group and TP Lewis Accountants.
Some of those who took part in Sunday's Brean Swimarathon