& Video: Burnham-On-Sea Parkrun celebrates its second year
popular Parkrun celebrated its second birthday on Saturday (June
300 runners took part in the weekly run, which is held every Saturday
at Apex Park.
co-director Reg Huxtable thanked the runners and the team of marshalls
and helpers who organise the popular events.
two years could not have been achieved without the support of the
marshals and funders," Reg told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
owe our existance to the Town Council, Sedgemoor District Council
and the First Highbridge group, who had the belief in us at the
runs continue to grow and we recently had 370 runners taking part
on one Saturday morning."
Parkruns began in Highbridge in 2015. All are welcome to the runs,
which are held every Saturday at 9am. Sign up online at the Parkrun
were given to some of the biggest supporters, as pictured below.
They include Sue Nichols for volunteering, Tony Dickinson for completing
51 of the 52 runs, Dan Anderson for his photos, Max Boyes for volunteering,
Pete Manning for the best marshall, Tracey Benton for filling all
volunteer roles, Zackery Yeung for most junior runs, and Reg Huxtable
for his directing.