SportsAid helps the next generation of British sports stars by giving them financial support and recognition during the critical early stages of their careers.
Sharing a podium with two of your sporting heroes at a senior championships is the stuff dreams are made of when you're just 16 years old. For Rhys McClenaghan, it was the real thing. Earlier this month, he took bronze in the men's pommel horse at the British Gymnastics Championships in Liverpool - finishing behind winner Max Whitlock and runner-up Louis Smith.
What will you do to #SupportTheNext? Olympians Anna Hemmings, Gail Emms and Mark Hunter are climbing Mount Toubkal, the highest peak in the Atlas Mountains and North Africa, to help raise funds for young talented athletes supported by SportsAid. Anna, Gail and Mark all received SportsAid awards during the critical early stages of their careers. Mount Toubkal stands at 4,167 metres (13,671 feet).
SportsAid’s 2016 London Marathon team were rewarded for all the training, preparation and sacrifices they’ve made over recent months as they crossed the finish line on Pall Mall, the race’s famous home stretch, last Sunday (24 April) afternoon. The 44 runners have so far managed to raise over £55,000 to support the next generation of British sports stars.
SportsAid's support meant so much to me and I’ll always be very grateful for what they’ve done.
Victoria PendletonSportsAid alumna
The Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 follows the route of London 2012's Olympic road race through closed streets of London and the green hills of Surrey.