distance triathlon completed by over 65 racers in Burnham
bracing sea swim was among the three activities that more than
65 athletes completed during an Olympic distance triathlon in
Burnham-On-Sea on Sunday morning (July 7th).
from across the UK competed in the event, which comprised of a
1,500 metre sea swim, 40km bike ride and a 10km run.
the swim, the athletes cycled to Wedmore, passing through Cheddar,
Rooksbridge and Brent Knoll, and then finished the event with
a 10km run along the seafront.
winner, Iain Hindes, completed the event in 2:05:18. Second male
overall was Julian Ridgley and third was local competitor Toby
Duggan from Middlemoor Water Park, near Burnham.
Female Overall was local competitor Celia Miall, second was Elizabeth
Pye and Diane Hier was third. The Male 17-29 category was won
by Robert Stewart, while the Male 3039 saw James Kyffin
the male 40-49 category, James Heal won and 50-59 was Gary Embury
while the 60+ winner was Terry Windeatt. Click here
for the full results.
Martin Rogers, from Burnham Swim and Sports Academy, told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
"We had a good number of athletes and perfect weather and
go to those who took part plus the marshalls, organisers and volunteers,
including the canoe club and RNLI, for providing sea safety for
The action in Burnham on Sunday morning (Pics: Simon Francis)