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Costs should not stand in way of screening for hidden heart conditions

New research confirms screening IS cost effective and should be made available to ALL teens and young adults The Government …

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MPs from all parties sign up to pledge to stop young sudden cardiac death

#MPsupport4CRY The leading heart charity, Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY) is urging all MPs to make a pledge to …

Stephanie and Rupert Hunter

Points of Light award for CRY campaigners Stephanie and Rupert Hunter

Stephanie and Rupert Hunter are avid campaigners for Cardiac Risk in the Young. Stephanie and Rupert threw themselves into fundraising …


Christmas following a young sudden cardiac death

Last year CRY launched a new booklet to guide parents, partners and siblings through the agony of Christmas following the sudden …

Vincent Regan

Leading heart charity announces new patron to help CRY take centre stage

Actor Vincent Regan shows his support to local family affected by the devastation of young sudden cardiac death Cardiac Risk …

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Girl, 17, fitted with life-saving pacemaker after school screening spots major heart defect

The Sun – 8th October 2016 A student told she had a major heart defect after attending a school screening …

The Annual CRY (Cardiac Risk in the Young) charity walk took place on Saturday in Durham starting from the Rowing Club and going on a new route through the City. Lesley Holder (2nd right front ) with her family and friends walking in memory of son Dale Holder
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CRY Durham Riverside Walk 2016

Over 300 CRY supporters took part in the 7th CRY Durham Riverside Walk on Saturday 1st October 2016. Thank you …Read more

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Daniel Wilkinson death: ‘Too many are being lost to cardiac issues’ – experts

BBC Sport – 4th October 2016 All young people involved in sport should be screened for underlying heart conditions, experts …

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Student, 19, found dead at Sheffield Hallam University from Sudden Adult Death Syndrome

The Sun – 29th September 2016 A 19-year-old student who was found dead in her student lodgings after returning to …


Windsor Half Marathon 2016

Congratulations to all our runners who took part in the Windsor Half Marathon 2016! The sun was out and we …Read more

Brighton marathon

Brighton Marathon – 9th April 2017

CRY have places available for the Brighton Marathon 2017 and also welcome any own place runners who would like to …Read more

Paul Scott, Julie Peet, Sara Sheridan, Melissa Loan, Sarah Lee and Richard Caldwell

Virgin Money London Marathon – 23rd April 2017

The Virgin Money London Marathon is the largest annual fundraising event on the planet – runners have raised over £750 …Read more

London 10,000

Vitality London 10,000 – 29th May 2017

  Starting and finishing in St. James’s Park, runners will enjoy the sights of the city and pass some of …Read more

Torbay Half Marathon

Torbay Half Marathon – 25th June 2017

The Torbay Half Marathon route is a traffic free two lap route which starts and finishes on Paignton seafront, taken …Read more


CRY Heart of London Bridges Walk – July 2017 (TBC)

Join CRY for the 11th annual CRY Heart of London Bridges Walk. This event offers the opportunity to show support …Read more

Joseph Leyland MF

Joseph Leyland

I would like to share with you a story about my little brother Joseph Leyland. Joe had turned 16 early …

Alan Lumley MF

Alan Lumley

Alan tragically passed away on 3rd April 2016 (his birthday) whilst running the Wilmslow Half Marathon. Alan was born in …

Aaron Dixon

Aaron James Dixon

Aaron James Dixon born on the 23rd September 1987. Aaron was a much longed for child and I loved him …

Neil Bradbury and Amy Windle mystory

Neil Bradbury

Sunday 15th November 2015, a day I was really looking forward to. I’d been telling my colleagues just two days …