On Sunday 13th August, we were at
Cold Norton Trail Events summer half marathon and 10k self navigating event.
We would like to thank all involved in another fantastic event, but especially Fiona Pratt for selecting us as one of the beneficiary charities. 🧡🖤🧡
On Saturday, 17th June we were at the
Stour Valley Marathon with Company of Runners, an event where we have helped sponsor the essential medical requirements for a tough trail event.
It’s also a big day for our Chairman Keith Passingham ( 2nd right ) as he sets out on his 100th marathon!
On Sunday, 18th June, we provided support to
HARP Southend (Official) at the HARP24 by contributing to their considerable medical costs at the event.
Here trustee Elisha Letley is with CEO Vanessa Hemmings and Head of Fundraising Dina Jobson. Congrats on another great event.
On the evening of Wednesday 7th June, we were at
Leigh-on-Sea Striders track session to present the 2023 Finish Line Fund Virtual Relay trophy.
They came out on top of the six running clubs who took part in the March event. 278 runners took to the streets to support the charity raising £1,900.
Thanks to you all. 🖤🧡
On Sunday 4th June, we were at the
Rayleigh 10k , a race resurrected by JBR Run & Tri Club.
Congratulations to them for putting on a great event with c500 local runners in attendance.
The Finish Line Fund were lucky enough to be selected as the charity of choice for the race.
On Sunday, 14th May we thanked our fantastic London Marathon Team for their brilliant dedication and commitment in representing the charity (unfortunately Jennie Evans was unavailable)
They combined brilliantly and fundraised way beyond our expectations.
Thanks again to Linda
Donnelly, Michelle Watson, Julie Ludlow, Debbie Daws, Catherine Popplewell, Kelly Jenkins-Hoare and to everyone who donated to them, we are very grateful. 🖤🧡
Sunday, 31st July saw a fantastic day at the
Finish Line Frolic raising money for the Finish Line Fund.
We can’t thank
Hare & Tortoise Running Limited enough, we are so grateful for your fantastic support.
We are lucky also have had the support as sponsors of
Southbourne Physiotherapy LTD and Myracekit for the two years the event now has run now. Thank you!
Belchamps Scout Activity Centre have also provided a great HQ for us and we are blessed with many helpers to make things happen.
To everyone who took part or supported the event, many thanks.
This year we are close to our target of providing 30 grants. These total c£15,000 and have benefited a range of sports clubs, event organisers and public places with a high degree of sporting activity. We have now placed 27 defibrillators into the community, all in East Essex. 🧡
On Sunday, 23rd July we were at
The Kirste 5 Memorial Race providing help with marshalling.
This is a community charity race in its tenth year, supporting
Macmillan cancer support and the breast unit at Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in memory of Kirste Bowman.
We were pleased to provide a grant to cover the cost of the medical requirements. Trustee
Lloyd Richardson is pictured with organiser Karl Cadman and the medical team from EMS Response – First Aid to Critical Care.