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Finish Line Fund at the Southend 10k

Despite the inclement weather the first three runners to represent the charity in an organised race, successfully completed the 35th running of The Southend 10k on Sunday 6th October 2019 and their fundraising currently stands at c£450.

Flyers Quiz 2019

Thank you to all the amazing Flyers who attended the 2019 Flyers Quiz held at Old Southendians Cricket Club last weekend (28th September). We are very grateful to the Cricket Club for providing the venue free of charge.

Eight teams keenly competed, not just to answer the fiendishly difficult questions, but also to provide the fantastic raffle prizes. These ranged from vouchers to a magnificent hamper, to copious amounts of alcohol.

Questions for the quiz included a variety of subjects including dinosaurs, literary cats and Wacky Races. The picture round had a common thread – which no team worked out – people mentioned in We Didn’t Start the Fire by Billy Joel.

Mark and Keith Southend 10k

On Sunday 6th of October two of our trustees, Keith Passingham and Mark Benham together with another local runner from RRC will be raising funds for Finish Line Fund at the Southend 10k.
This is the first occasion that the charity will have runners fundraising at an organised race (Giles’ head-shave aside) and running in the charity’s kit. It is something the charity is very proud to do and is looking to expand the number of runners at future events, so if you are interested in doing so at a future event, please let us know.

Prime day supports Finish Line Fund

Every year Amazon launches 'Prime Day' (or in this years case two days) when shoppers can grab great bargians on a whole host of items through the worlds largest online retailer.

Did you know that you can grab those bargains while support the Finish Line Fund with no extra cost to you? 

Nick Palmer

News Release

This year the Southend Half Marathon on Sunday 9 June 2019 will mark the 5th anniversary of the death of Nicholas Palmer, who tragically died at the finish line of this event in June 2014.

Nick, as he was popularly known, was a local man who ran with Flyers Southend running club and was a regular participant at Southend parkrun.

Southend Half Marathon 2019

This years Southend half marathon took place on 9th of June and it was a very poinent year for many as it marked the 5th anniversay of the passing of Nick Palmer.

Finish Line Fund & Amazon Smile
AmazonSmile: Donations from your shopping.

We have partnered with Amazon via their AmazonSmile charity partnership. It is a simple and automatic way for you to support the Finish Line Fund every time you shop, at no cost to you.

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