cyclists finish day-long 200-mile ride from Sheerness to Burnham
of cyclists peddled 200 miles across southern England from Sheerness
to Burnham-On-Sea during a gruelling day-long riding challenge
on Saturday (June 21st).
205-mile Chase The Sun event began at sunrise in Sheerness with
the 170 cyclists passing across the whole country in soaring temperatures.
first riders started to arrive in Burnham shortly before 6.30pm
with the others finishing over the following four hours.
the local riders taking part were Daniel Stephens and Adam Meads,
both from Burnham, and Christopher Ludlow from Berrow (pictured
told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "It was horrendously hot weather
for cycling, but it was a fantastic feeling to finish it. The
three of us actually ended up doing an extra 12 miles because
we go lost going around London, but was a great experience!"
was cheered in at the finish on Burnham seafront by his proud
93 year-old grandmother Jean Hatcher, who is a resident at Beaufort
Pictured: Finishers on the jetty at the Chase The Sun bike
ride (pics Burnham-On-Sea.con and Mike Barnard)