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Virgin Money London Marathon 2019

SportsAid has places available for the Virgin Money London Marathon 2019. You can register your interest in running for the charity by completing an online application form.


#MyMiles With Khai Riley-La Borde

#MyMiles With is a series aimed at giving YOU an insight into the lives of the next generation of British sporting heroes. This time it’s the turn of Great Britain 110m hurdler Khai Riley-La Borde.




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



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Latest news

Boxer Caroline Dubois crowned winner of SportsAid's annual One-to-Watch Award
15 Nov 2018

Boxing sensation Caroline Dubois, 17, has been named as the winner of SportsAid’s prestigious One-to-Watch Award at the charity’s annual SportsBall, sponsored by Royal Bank of Canada, this evening (15 November). She was presented with the award by Greg Rutherford after an outstanding year which saw her win gold at the Youth Olympic Games, the Youth World Championships and the European Youth Continental Championships.

A new era for SportsAid's annual SportsBall celebration set to begin at City Hall
15 Nov 2018

SportsAid’s annual SportsBall has been an ever-present in the British sporting calendar since the 1970s. This will remain the case, but as explained by Tim Lawler, SportsAid’s Chief Executive, the SportsBall will be taking on a new look and feel. There will be more opportunities for the wider SportsAid family to play their part as the charity celebrates the wonderful achievements of the country’s brightest young sporting talent.

Double junior world champion Calvin Tarczy seeking One-to-Watch Award title
10 Nov 2018

To call 2018 a record-breaking year for Calvin Tarczy would be an understatement. The 18-year-old rower would need more than two hands to count the number of achievements, titles and times that he has notched up across the last 12-months. The Londoner secured the much-revered schools triple in addition to gold in the men’s coxless four at the FISA World Rowing Junior Championships for the second year running.

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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Apr 2019
London Marathon Royal Observatory Greenwich Park London SE10 8QY

The Virgin Money London Marathon is one of the world's most famous fundraisers. SportsAid was the first ever official charity of the London Marathon back in 1984.


Mar 2019
SportsAid's #SupportTheNext Trophy - supported by Caesars SportsAid 21 Bloomsbury Street London WC1B 3HF

Here's your chance to experience the fast-paced and challenging nature of wheelchair basketball, one of the most popular Paralympic sports, at the Copper Box Arena!