'Rescue Rainbow Run' entries open
RNLI and BARB Search & Rescue are set to brighten up this
summer's annual emergency services day with a fundraising Colour
two organisations are working together to launch the new event
at this year's 'Escape Day' on Sunday 7th August with the added
help of Burnham Coastguards and Victoria Taylor from Burnham Bootcamp.
'Rescue Rainbow Run' will take place during the seafront event
from 1-4pm when up to 600 participants will walk, jog or skip
the 3.5km from Burnham jetty to the town's iconic lighthouse and
back whilst experiencing an explosion of rainbow coloured powder
paint along the way!
will receive a medal and a bottle of water upon completion of
the run, with photo opportunities available at the finish line.
fees are being offered at a reduced rate throughout May: £10
per adult and £6 per child (over 5), increasing to £12
per adult from 1st June. Entry forms can be collected from Burnham
RNLI's shop, the 'Hair of The Dog' barbers or The Coffee Corner
the forms can be emailed via firstname.lastname@example.org. Forms and
full payment must be returned to the RNLI shop in Burnham High
proceeds will be split between the two organising groups - Burnham-On-Sea
RNLI and BARB Search & Rescue to fund the work of each charity.
organisers are Lesley-Ruth Hart and Dan Fear at the RNLI, and
Mike Lowe and Roger Flower at BARB.
Lesley-Ruth Hart said: "The RNLI and BARB wanted to join
forces organising an event that would bring the local community
together while getting participants involved in something really
fun, and all for two worthwhile local charities. With the usual
Stert Swim being cancelled, Escape Day provides the perfect setting
for the Rainbow Run."
are very excited about it and are really pleased that people are
getting behind it. It is set to be a brilliant event for Burnham-On-Sea
and one we hope will continue for years to come."
details are available here
or via email@example.com for more information and