150 compete in Burnham-On-Sea's summer Sprint Triathlon
150 athletes from across the region converged on Burnham-On-Sea
on Sunday (June 7th) for the town's annual summer triathlon.
by Burnham-On-Sea Swim and Sports Academy, the popular Sprint
Triathlon saw the athletes swim 500m, complete a 20km cycle ride,
and then do a 5km run. The event finished on Burnham beach, watched
Emmett from Evolution Triathletes won the overall event in a fast
time of one hour and 44 seconds. The first lady home was Celia
Miall from West Country Triathletes in a time of 1:06:57. Both
are pictured with organiser Martin Rogers.
told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "I'm really pleased with how it
went. The numbers were slightly down on last year, but the standard
was still very high and we had some competitive racing."
full group of winners after Sunday's event. Pictured top is Kirsty
Jenkins, 14, running on the beach with the lighthouse in the background
- she was one of the youngest competitors and was the winner of
the youth age group category
winning male competitors after Sunday's race
winning lady competitors after the triathlon