set to make a splash for good causes at Brean Swimarathon
of charity swimmers in the Burnham-On-Sea area will be taking
part in a sponsored Swimarathon today (Sunday).
The fourth annual event is being organised by Burnham Rotary Club
and is to be held from 10am on February 8th at Brean Splash. Last
year, it raised over £2,500.
Rotary Swimarathons have proved highly popular, with local voluntary
organisations and businesses raising substantial sums of money
for their chosen charities," the club's spokesman George
Moon told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
years event will follow the lines of last year. Medals and
certificates will be presented to all participants and an entry
fee of £25 will be payable to the Rotary Club for each team
teams will retain the money they raise by sponsorship, and if
they represent charitable organisations their charities will be
able to claim Gift Aid if applicable."
may consist of between two and eight swimmers and more than one
team may be entered by any group or business. Teams will swim
for a maximum of 50 minutes but bear in mind this is not a competition;
swimmers can be sponsored by the length or at a flat rate."
Some of those who took part in a previous Brean Swimarathon