Youngsters from the Scottish Borders can follow the athlete pathway. Talented athletes can be selected from Schools and clubs to attend the Scottish Borders Sports Academy. From U17 age groups and above and in consultation with Scottish Athletics, apply to join the Athlete Support Programme. Talented athletes at Junior/senior level can progress to the UK Athletics pathway for elite athletes. The British Athletics World Class Performance Programme (“WCPP”) is UK Sport’s National Lottery funded initiative to support the delivery of success at the world’s most significant sporting events, principally the Olympic and Paralympic Games.