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‘I found my son dead in bed’ Mum’s horror at finding healthy ‘happy-go-lucky’ son, 14, dead three days before Christmas after he died from sudden cardiac arrest in his sleep

The Sun – 6th January 2017  A heartbroken mum has warned parents of the danger of sudden cardiac arrest after …

CRY Parliamentary Reception 2016

On November 23rd CRY held its 15th Parliamentary Reception, where CRY announced the latest campaign in government urging all MPs …Read more

CRY Update Magazine 70

Read Update 70 here CRY Update 70 reports on all the CRY news, events and fundraising from May to August …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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

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 …

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

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

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 – 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 – 9th July 2017

Join CRY on 9th July 2017 for the 11th annual CRY Heart of London Bridges Walk. This event offers the …Read more

Joseph Leyland

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

Alan Lumley

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

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

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