cyclists heading to Burnham-On-Sea today for coast-to-coast race
seafront will be full of cyclists this evening (Saturday, June
18th) when the annual coast-to-coast cycle ride finishes in the
400 riders are signed up for the cross-country Chase The Sun event
that sees riders leaving the Isle of Sheppey in Kent at 4.30am
and then riding to get to Burnham before sunset.
cyclists are expected to start arriving at the jetty from around
6.30pm onwards on Saturday.
Town Centre Manager Bev Milner Simonds told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
"The Town Council is proud to welcome the cycle ride back
know our local accommodation providers get booked up months in
advance for this event."
arrival of the cyclists is going to look very special on the seafront
and we hope that locals and visitors will come out to cheer them
Town Council has booked the Wild Robot Horse Box DJ, pictured
right, to entertain spectators while they wait for the cyclists
with music from 4pm.
Olly Moore added: "Chase the Sun is an annual endurance event
that presents a unique physical, navigational and motivational
challenge for the enthusiastic riders involved."
ride grows every year, as the concept seems to catch the imagination
and inspire more people to take part."
from all sorts of background have participated, from commuters,
to elite athletes. The ride is free to enter."