April 10, 2011
and results: Burnham-On-Sea 2011 Spring Triathlon
A morning of brilliant sunshine provided ideal conditions
for the 140 adults and 40 children who took part in Burnham-On-Sea's
annual spring triathlon on Sunday (April 10th).
The Supersprint Triathlon comprised of a swim
(250m), bike ride (10k) and a run (2.5km) along the town's beach
The event was won by Will Massey from Cromhall
Triathletes Club (pictured below) in a fast time of 31 minutes.
Alex Massey completed the race just fifty seconds behind him to
clinch second spot. And James Paul from Somerset RC Triathletes
was in third place 15 seconds behind. The first lady home was
Alice Hector in a time of 32 minutes and 50 seconds.
In the shorter children's races, the Girls Tri
Start 1-G category was won by Lauren Ashurst from Burnham Swim
and Sports Academy. The Girls Tri Start 2-G category was won by
Kirsty Jenkins from Burnham Swimming Club and the 3-G was won
by Lucy Davies from Weston-super-Mare Swimming Club.
In the boys' entries, the Boys Tri Start 1-B category
was won by Toby Tishaw. First place in the Tri Start 2-B category
was won by Michael Watson from Exeter Tri Club while 3-B category
was won by Scott Jenkins of Burnham Swimming Club.
Organiser Martin Rogers said the event had gone
well and praised the standard of entries. "It's been a fantastic
triathlon today and everyone did exceptionally well. We had some
The biggest cheers of the day from the crowd of
spectators on the seafront finishing line went to 90 year-old
Arthur Gilbert, who completed his 20th Burnham Triathlon - more
Full results: Adult
Race | Tri
Start 1 Girls | Tri
Start 2 Girls | Tri
Start 3 Girls | Tri
Start 1 Boys | Tri
Start 2 Boys | Tri
Start 3 Boys
photos from the 2011 Spring Triathlon are in our gallery here