Keeping In Touch through equipment and guidance

Sporting Memories launches a brand new service for older adults: the Sporting Memories #KITBag Read more

Our latest blog: Shining a light on loneliness

"As a team, we have been working on our own longer-term solutions, just like the health sector has been working on COVID treatments and vaccines." Read the latest blog from Sporting Memories Co-founder Chris Wilkins Read more

Join a crossword masterclass

On 25 January, Sporting Memories Patron Alastair Hignell CBE and the UK's number 1 crossword setter John Halpern will be online with a live audience to create a cryptic cricket crossword – with your help. Read more

Festive Quiz

The answers so far to our 2020 Festive Quiz. Plus ideas, tips and guidance for using sport to spark conversation and positive memories. Read more

Annual Festive Run raises funds for two charities

Our thanks to everyone who took part in the Annual Festive Run, raising money for Sporting Memories Foundation Scotland and Funding Neuro. Read more

Alastair Hignell CBE

We are delighted and honoured to welcome Alastair Hignell CBE as a Sporting Memories Patron. Read more

Great Wales Super Friday!

Friday 3 December marked the start of the #TalkAboutSport Weekend Wales. What better way to start than with one of our inter-continental Get Togethers? And some very special guests. Read more

Online Club features in national campaign

Boxing promoter extraordinaire Eddie Hearn joined us for an online Club, volunteering an hour of his time and helping to promote a nationwide volunteering campaign from the National Lottery, ITV and STV. Take a look at the campaign video! Read more

Celebrating 10 years of festive running

The Annual Festive Run, in support of Sporting Memories Foundation Scotland and charity partner Funding Neuro, is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a virtual event on Sunday 29 November. With no formal registration, it is easy to join, stay active and raise some funds! Read more

Yorkshire Steps for Sporting Memories

We are delighted to have recently established brand new Sporting Memories Clubs in Yorkshire. So what better way to celebrate and welcome our new Clubs to the Sporting Memories family than a new virtual walking route? Read more

Award-winning contributions to wellbeing and heritage

Kent's Sporting Memories Project scoops two national industry awards. Read more

"Oh we do like to be beside the..."

It was a session with a difference. It may be autumn - but who says you can't wear sunglasses and hats? Our Swansea online group took a virtual seaside walk, and even better, it ended with ice cream. Yum. Read more

A half-marathon later...

2020 is the year the Great North Run went ‘virtual’ – and so did we! Our heartfelt thanks to everyone who ran, stepped and donated for Sporting Memories. Read more

Time to celebrate

A year ago, Preston North End set up a Sporting Memories Club. So what better reason to celebrate? Scotland–England football bonds were strengthened (yes, they do exist!). Jim explains... Read more

Blog: Keeping in touch the tech-savvy way

Group Delivery and Practice Coordinator Jim charts the journey of bringing Club members together online since the suspension of Clubs – from initial scepticism to some very positive outcomes. Read more

Walking the Run!

Father and son team Peter and Stephen Halkett are together helping to fundraise for Sporting Memories. Stephen by running 13.1 miles, and Peter by walking the same distance. They plan to finish together on 13 September, the day of the Official Virtual Great North Run. Read more

Steps for Sporting Memories: Athletics Greats

We have teamed up with World Walking to create a virtual walking route and step challenge. Collect medals while you meet some of our greatest names in athletics. Best of all? You can do as much or as little as you like over as many days as you like! Read more

Funding award

Sporting Memories Foundation Scotland is the recipient of a funding award of £29,000 from ScottishPower Foundation, towards its latest project – Sporting Memories Plus. Read more

Yvonne Murray MBE

We are delighted to welcome Olympic, Commonwealth, European and World Championship long-distance runner Yvonne Murray MBE as a Sporting Memories Foundation Ambassador. Read more

Blog: "Oggy, oggy, oggy!"

Last year, our Funding Manger Kelly ran the Great North Run. She was part of our truly fantastic team of runners raising money for Sporting Memories. Kelly tells us about this remarkable day – and what this year brings... Read more

Destination Adelaide

Celebrating 50 years since the 1970 Commonwealth Games in Edinburgh, we came together online with our Sporting Memories friends in Australia. Joining Club members and facilitators was Commonwealth and Olympic athlete Gillian Cooke. Read more

Blog: "Waiting for the door to chime: The birth of a Club"

Settle down with a cuppa, a biscuit and our latest blog, this month from Sporting Memories Partnership Manager Donna Mackey. Read more

Next up? Our EURO 2020 Get Together!

Our first Get Together was such a success, we just had to do another... Given the date, we decided to focus this time on one sport. Football, of course! Read more

Mental Health Awareness

Congratulations to our volunteers who have completed the UK Coaching, Mind, and 1st4Sport course 'Mental Health Awareness for Sport and Physical Activity'. Kenneth tells us more! Read more