In 2014, a member of Flyers Southend Running Group, Nick Palmer tragically passed away shortly after finishing the Southend Half Marathon. The Finish Line Fund was set up to provide support to families who have been similarly affected by serious injury or death whilst participating in sporting activities in the East Essex area. The Finish Line Fund charity’s primary role is to provide financial assistance to families affected by such a tragedy. Fundraising through various events supported by the running community remains our core acitivity.

Finish Line Fund Sponsored Leigh Ramblers FC Kit
Sponsored Football Kit
For Leigh Ramblers FC

 

As a registered charity, (charity number: 1179170) we operate with complete transparency. Our meeting minutes are available on request and our constitution can be found below. All accounts are independently audited, and verified.

 

Our Committee Trustees

Keith Passingham
Keith Passingham
Acting Chairman & Secretary
Lloyd Richardson
Lloyd Richardson
Treasurer
Aran Gibbs
Aran Gibbs
I.T. & Communications
Scotty Brenton
Scotty Benton
Events Organiser
Mark Benham
Mark Benham
Events Organiser
Nicki Benham
Nicki Benham
Events Organiser
Anne Purdham
Anne Purdham
Events Organiser
Richard Pryor
Richard Pryor
Marketing

Constitution

The preservation and protection of good health for the public benefit in East Essex in particular but not exclusively by:

The provision of grants to runners and/or their families who have been affected by serious injury, disability or death whilst participating in the sport of running.

Promoting running and other sports at an amateur level in Southend-on-Sea and surrounding areas by organising running events and providing equipment and sponsorship to clubs in Southend-on-Sea and the surrounding areas to promote health and wellbeing.

If you would like any more information or a full copy of our constitution please contact our team through the contact page and they will be able to help you.

Grant Applications

If you know of individuals, clubs or society groups who could benefit via a grant from Finish Line Fund please complete the relevant form and email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

View the forms

 

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