Burnham-On-Sea Race For Life held on town's beach
fundraisers took part in the town's first Race For Life event
on Sunday (July 12th).
event was started from next to Burnham's jetty by Deputy Mayor
Cllr Bill Hancock and his wife, and was held to raise funds for
Cancer Research UK.
by Slimming World, entrants were encouraged to complete either
a 1km or 3km course.
World's Keran Parker, pictured right, who arranged the
Race for Life with her colleague Toni Andrews, said: "Our
thanks go to those who attended the event today - I was really
pleased with the support we had. We
received donations of £178 for the charity, which was great."
and Tesco generously donated bottled water and a very big thank
you to Cllr Bill Hancock and his lovely wife for being with us
to start off the race and cheer us all on."
classes are at The Old Court House in Burnham's Jaycroft Road
on Mondays at 10am and 12 noon, and Tuesdays at 3.30pm, 5.15pm
and 7pm. Toni's classes are held at Berrow Village Hall on Monday
Evenings at 5.30pm and 7pm.
The runners heading off towards the pier at the start of the
Winner Julie Sanford crossing the finishing line at Sunday's