Welcome to Burnham-on-Sea Harriers
Hello and welcome to the Burnham on Sea Harriers website.
We are a friendly running club for anyone that lives in the Burnham on Sea or surrounding areas. Our Tuesday evening club run is well attended, organised into groups to cater for runners of all abilities. Anyone wishing to run with the club either as a new runner or to join as a seasoned runner is very welcome and you’ll find a wealth of experience for help and advice.
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Captain’s Blog: Follow our club captain Clive Baker’s Blog ‘Another Nebulous Running Blog’. Clive’s blog centres around the club and races along with other interesting and humorous articles – https://cliveybakes.home.blog/
Something For Everyone!
Burnham on Sea Harriers is a local friendly running club that supports runners of all abilities in the Burnham on Sea, Highbridge and surrounding areas. The club has an active membership that run in races locally, nationally and globally and organises two annual events the Burnham on sea half marathon and Brent Knoll race.
The club meets on Tuesday and Thursday evenings, and provides the core volunteering team for the Burnham and Highbridge parkrun every Saturday morning.New members are always welcome. Coaching is available for runners wishing to improve their performance or to support training for a race or event.
Please peruse the website for further information on the club, its members, events and where to meet us.
Countdown to our next race - Brent Knoll Race 2021
Burnham on Sea Harriers organise the following races: Pawlett Plod – 10km, takes place in mid-July. Burnham on Sea half marathon – run on the first Sunday in October. Brent Knoll race – Multi terrain race that takes place on the last Sunday in November. We hope to run the 2021 event and will make a decision on this race in August 2021. Unfortunately, due to the limitations and continued uncertainty caused by the Coronavirus pandemic we have had to cancel our half marathon and Pawlett Plod races in 2021.
Brent Knoll Race
29th November 2020 – Owing to the Coronavirus pandemic, we have made the difficult decision to cancel this year’s Brent Knoll race. Our apologies to everyone who was hoping to take part, but unfortunately the pandemic and the measures in place to ensure everyone’s health has led to this years cancellation. We’ll return with the Brent Knoll race in November 2021.
Owing to the limitations of the Coronavirus pandemic, we have unfortunately made the difficult decision to cancel this year’s race. The Pawlett Plod will return in 2022
Burnham Half Marathon
Owing to the ongoing uncertainty surrounding Covid-19, we have made the difficult decision to cancel the 2021 Burnham on sea half marathon, scheduled to take place on 3 October. Our apologies to everyone who was hoping to take part, but unfortunately the pandemic and the limited time with which we could organise such a race has meant that we unable to host this year’s race. We’ll return with our half marathon in October 2022.
Become a Member
If you have doubts about joining the club, why not come along to our club evening. Our club run is on Tuesday evening. In line with Covid-19 Government Guidance and UK athletics guidance the club organises a series of socially distant runs in small groups. Each group runs at a different pace, accommodating runners of all abilities. We meet at the Bay Centre from 6pm, with each group setting off at different times. Please keep an eye on our Harriers Facebook page as club runs are published weekly and some groups set off from alternative locations to minimise social gatherings at the Bay Centre. Our Thursday evening Fitness class, normally held at Highbridge Community Hall is postponed until its Covid safe to do so. Upon the resumption of our fitness class, you will be most welcome to join as the sessions are designed for members at all levels of fitness.