Ray's Bench
We did it
On 9th October 2019 we successfully raised £395 with 27 supporters in 28 days

We need to raise £382 to have a memorial bench fitted in Melton Country Park

by Shane Sharkey in Melton Mowbray, England, United Kingdom

UPDATE: We have raised the required funds for installation of the bench. Any excess funds will be donated to PCUK (Pancreatic Cancer UK) upon receipt. Thank you so much to everyone involved so far.


In October 2018, the Melton Mowbray running community lost a key member to pancreatic cancer. Only 7 weeks after being diagnosed, he was gone. 

Ray was an active member of Stilton Striders Running Club, and would regularly turn up at parkrun on a Saturday morning to photograph the Event. He would then spend most of his Saturday afternoons checking the levels on the pics before posting them online to share free of charge. 

He did this for the love of the event, so we are doing this for the love of him. 

The bench is bought and paid for but we have just found out that we need to pay £382 to have it fitted!!! Please help with what you can. 

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