photos: Over 200 take part in Burnham-On-Sea's Spring Triathlon
200 athletes of all ages took part in Burnham-On-Sea's Spring
Triathlon on Sunday (April 21st).
bright sunshine was a far cry from last
year when gales and heavy rain forced the organisers from
Burnham Swim and Sports Academy to cancel the cycling stage due
to safety concerns.
saw 128 adult competitors completing a gruelling 250m swim, 10km
bike ride and a 2.5km run while the 108 youngsters completed a
shorter course with participants coming from across the UK.
overall winner was 20 year-old Billy Osmond from Bristol, pictured
above with organiser Martin Rogers, who won in a fast time of
31 minutes and 34 seconds. Incredibly, it was his first competitive
it was 92-year-old Burnham pensioner Arthur Gilbert, right, who
justifiably took the limelight when he completed the course, as
we featured here.
Rogers told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We
had a really good turnout and ideal weather conditions today."
thanks go to all our athletes, marshalls and local residents for
their support. It was a great success and everyone enjoyed the
full results are available here: Adults,
Tri Star 1, Tri
Star 2, Tri Star 3.