TS5C Sponsored Athlete
The flagship fund has already benefited over 130 young athletes from Somerset in a variety of sports. TS5C sponsored athletes have already achieved significant results at both County and National level, and have competed for Team GB in international competitions.

On Sunday morning - Jamie undertook the 2.6 challenge to support British charities by undertaking a 10k on rollers to support David Weir, who also did the challenge instead of competing in the London marathon this year. 

Jamie Edwards came home Surrey a few days before lockdown as his wheelchair racing academy and all the other training facilities closed down.

Thank you TS5C for your continued support of Jamie’s Racing career. We really appreciate it.

After a family loss Jamie had taken a bit of a break from racing and now he is recovering from a bout of the flu. It’s taken it out of him but he’s hoping to get back to racing this week. Next year is going to be an interesting one!

Jamie has been focussing on finishing his college course and he finished his BTEC Extended Diploma in IT with a triple Distinction. Then he was able to focus on his training, ready to fly to Spain to take part in the CPISRA World Games in August, where he had been selected to represent England󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿, and he was delighted to bring home a Silver medal in the 800m.

Jamie took part in the Typhoo National Junior Athletics Championships this weekend and came home with Triple Gold for the 100, 200 and 400m, as well as 2 Silvers for the 100m and 400m relay!

Jamie has just completed his last London Mini Wheelchair Marathon, next year he will be too old!

He went out in style with a 2 min PB on the time he got last year

Jamie has now been internationally classified!! And the big news is, he has now been reclassified as a T34!! Jamie first got classified when he was 14, and they believed he was a T33 due to the way his disability presented itself at that time. It shows what hard work and training can do!! Jamie is over the moon, because there are a lot more events available to a T34, and they are faster.

Jamie has just found out that British Athletics are taking him to Dubai in March to get his International Classification.

At the end of August Jamie took part in the England Athletics Age Group Championships in Bedford where he came home with 2 Gold medals in the 100 and 400m. He also got a PB in the 100m taking his time to 17.80, which now ranks him 2nd in the UK.

Jamie then went on to the School Games in Loughborough a few days later, representing the South West in the 100 and 800m, and came home with a Gold and a Bronze.

Our Goal

TS5C's aim is to make a difference to people's lives in Somerset - be it in providing funding for trim trails, disability swimming events, up and coming athletes or community projects like wheelchair basketball.

We exist solely on donations from individuals, businesses and small foundations. If you would like to support our efforts, please contact us directly.