The British Airways Athletics Club makes and enables charitable donations
|The club has officially supported the
White Lodge Centre for many years. The White Lodge Centre provide a
range of flexible and creative activities and opportunities for disabled
children, young people and adults, for their families and for carers across
Surrey and the surrounding area. In 2010/11 we were able to donate £122
as proceeds from a club evening quiz and the annual Round-the-Block and
The donation in 2011/12 was for £168.
Thank you letter.
Similar donations have been made every year since.
|Proceeds from the Concorde Race and Ladies race
are traditionally donated to the
Heart Foundation and in 2010 this amounted to £100. Since 2014 the club
has guaranteed a donation of £1 for each entrant in the Concorde Five.
|The club also made a donation of £150 to
St John Ambulance following their support of the Concorde Race.
|Each year the club provides marshals and race
management for a number of races including the
BA Fun Run and the
|The club has a race timing clock which is
available for hire - currently for £50 per event. Where the race is for a charity the fee is
halved to £25 (the £25 is to cover batteries and maintenance). The clock is hired half a dozen
times each year for charity events.
|In 2010 the club organised the World Airline
Road Race as a not for profit event. Surplus funds were donated to the
Dreamflight. The donation enabled the holiday of their lifetimes
for three disabled children. The club was also able to facilitate two
London Marathon places for the Dreamflight charity that enabled additional
|The World Airline Road Race also enabled
further donations of £250 to St John Ambulance and £200 to Costermongers'
Fund that supports various London based charities.