closures in place today as 300 head to Burnham for triathlon
of athletes from across the region will be converging on Burnham-On-Sea
today (Sunday, April 26th) when the town holds its annual spring
Organised by Burnham-On-Sea Swim and Sports Academy, the Super
Sprint Triathlon and Junior Triathlon will
be held from 7am and several roads in the town will be closed.
Esplanade and Seaview Road will be closed to all traffic from
4am until 12 noon, while The South Esplanade from Pier Street
will re-open from 9am.
have a full entry of 150 adults in the Super Sprint which starts
at 7am and this will be followed by the junior event of 150 children
from 9.30am," organiser Martin Rogers told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
will be a great event, not only for those taking part, but spectators
too with lots of action to watch."
Having swum 10 lengths of the pool, the athletes will then run
to their bikes racked on Seaview Road, and ride three laps (10km)
of The Esplanade, taking them down to Burnham Yacht Club and back.