SportsAid helps the next generation of British sports stars by giving them financial support and recognition during the critical early stages of their careers.
Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge praised SportsAid for ensuring 'there is a strong pipeline of inspirational heroes' as she addressed guests at the charity's 40th Anniversary Gala Dinner. The Duchess said 'the brilliance of SportsAid is in really understanding just how much athletic competition gives to our country as a whole'.
SportsAid ambassador Laura Wright will help mark the grand depart of the 2016 Aviva Women’s Tour by performing for guests at a special charity event to raise money to support the next generation of British sports stars from Suffolk. SportsAid Suffolk has helped raise over £150,000 to support young athletes from the region since 2007.
Triathlete Alex Yee has just returned from representing Great Britain at the European Triathlon Championships in Lisbon. Alex, who has received SportsAid awards from the Dave Aitchison fund since 2013, produced an impressive showing in Portugal having won the 3000m race at the Loughborough International meet the weekend before.
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.
Swim Serpentine is a exciting new open water swimming festival taking part in central London and organised by the London Marathon events. Held in the beautiful Serpentine Lake in Hyde Park, participants are challenged to take on a one mile open water swim in the same lake that hosted the London 2012 open water swimming competition.