and groups ready for Burnham High Street pancake race!
pancake race featuring local businesses and groups is set to be
held in Burnham-On-Sea's High Street on Shrove Tuesday (February
dozen teams representing local businesses and groups will be battling
it out to win an engraved silver frying pan by competing in a
series of relay races.
Centre Manager Beverley Milner Simonds, who is organising the
event, said: "The race is designed to introduce some healthy
competition between our shops, businesses and local partners."
will be a series of heats between competitors with those with
the fastest times qualifying for the finals. There is a glittering,
engraved frying pan for the winning team - and a special prize
for the best pancake tosser."
races will begin at 11am in Burnham High Street and the final
is scheduled for 12.30pm.
have got the stopwatch ready and the trophy is gleaming. I think
this will be a great spectator sport and I hope that people come
along to races to cheer on their favourites."
competing are Avalon Insurance, Burnham Baptist Church, Burnham
Food & Drink Festival, Burnham Swim and Sports Academy, Chatterbox
Cafe, Gemini Tae Kwon Do, Larkins 99p Store, Saxons Estate Agents,
St Andrew's Church, The Children's Society, The Pet Shop and The
Ritz Cinema. Chatterbox Café will be supplying all the
Beverley Milner Simonds limbering up for the event