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SportsAid Week 2018

SportsAid Week is back for a third consecutive year in 2018! There's lots of fun and fundraising being planned to support British sports stars of the future when the initiative takes place from 24-30 September.

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The #MyMiles challenge

The #MyMiles challenge returns for SportsAid Week 2018. The social media campaign is encouraging you to keep young talented athletes company as they train and compete throughout the week!

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SportsAid supports athletes from over 60 sports - most of which are Olympic and Paralympic disciplines.

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SportsAid helps more than a thousand young talented athletes across the country every year.

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Latest news

SportsAid alumni make a lasting impression at Wimbledon Championships
16 Jul 2018

A raft of SportsAid alumni boosted optimism for the future of British tennis as they stamped their mark on this year’s Wimbledon Championships and gained vital experience in front of a home crowd. Alfie Hewett, Andy Lapthorne, Harriet Dart, Jack Draper and Jay Clarke were stand-out performers as they helped make history and demonstrated their potential to deliver further sporting success for their country on the international stage.

SportsAid Athletes of the Month - Javier and Joaquin Bello, 17, from Isleworth
26 Jun 2018

Volleyball stars Javier and Joaquin Bello came through a high-pressure encounter against Hungary at the recent CEV Youth Beach Volleyball Continental Cup Finals to emerge triumphant and secure a fifth-placed finish of major significance. The winners of the play-off were guaranteed a spot at the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games and the twin brothers are now able to book their flights to Argentina for this October.

Swimmer Lizzie Simmonds getting ready to saddle up for RideLondon challenge
26 Jun 2018

Great Britain swimmer Lizzie Simmonds is preparing to break out of her comfort zone as she jumps into the saddle to cycle 100 miles for SportsAid at next month’s Prudential RideLondon. The two-time Olympian is an inexperienced cyclist but has decided to take on the challenge to support young British sporting talent. She will join a team of more than 40 riders set to conquer the route through London and the green hills of Surrey.

With the help of SportsAid, I did my thing. I didn’t come from a wealthy family, and there were times when I thought ‘I need a job’ but I stuck to my swimming. Thankfully it did pay off. It's about gambling and making sacrifices. I put a high risk in myself and invested the time in what was going to make the difference to my swimming.

Adam Peaty
SportsAid alumnus

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UPCOMING EVENTS

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Sep 2018
Great North Run Newcastle upon Tyne

Sign up now to secure of our 5 guaranteed SportsAid places in the 2017 Great North Run. This hugely popular event starts in Newcastle upon Tyne and leads you on a 13.1 mile course all the way from the iconic Tyne Bridge, right out towards the coast in South Shields. It is arguably the most iconic half marathons in the world and an event not to be missed!

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Nov 2018
Bloomsbury Lunch Club BMA House Tavistock Square London WC1H 9JP

The final Bloomsbury Lunch Club of 2018 with Rayner Essex will be on Friday 2 November. Bloomsbury Lunch Club is held in the Princes Room at BMA House from 12:30pm – 2:30pm, offering an ideal environment for our informal networking event, and providing you with the opportunity to meet with other like-minded business people. Those who have attended our Bloomsbury Lunch Clubs in the past will know how different and enjoyable these networking events are. Admission to the event is free and we encourage you to bring along as many colleagues/contacts/friends as you like. All proceeds raised on the day are donated to SportsAid with the money going directly to support SportsAid athletes. More information to follow including details of how to register for a place at the event.