Event Write Ups

If you would like to submit a write up about an event you held for CRY please follow this link. We try to review and publish each submission within 48 hours. Please include photos and the date of your event. Thank you CRY.

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Thames 10K in memory of Stephen Ridgley

On Sunday 24th June it was a case of “Mission Accomplished” for long time friends and running buddies, Sue Lavers and Liz Folley. The two have been running together for some years and have two Thames 10k races under their belts. For this third attempt Sue and Liz had decided to raise funds for the […]


Bob Vincent’s London2Brighton Challenge

In March 2017 my world collapsed when I lost my soulmate, Stephen Ridgley, suddenly to Sudden Arrhythmic Death Syndrome. Since Steve passed away I have had immense support from Bob Vincent and his lovely wife Jacqui. They have both supported me in so many ways, from helping me with the funeral to coming to my […]


St George’s School presentation and sponsored swim

I went into St George’s School and gave a presentation about Gary (Edwards) and explained that he was a former pupil at the school. Mrs Rolf, teacher, and the children in class 5 listened, and told me that they would like to fundraise in Gary’s memory, to contribute towards having a local screening session. The […]


Ben Nevis climb in memory of Ashley Goodwin

On Sunday June 10th, Rob set off walking in memory of our wonderful and dearly loved nephew Ashley. After 4 hours he eventually reached his destination, the summit of Ben Nevis. On the way down from the summit he was approached by a couple of walkers who had noticed his CRY t-shirt. They asked whether […]


Meditation Evening held in memory of Rory Embling

These photographs was taken at our meditation evening held with the ladies of The Sacred Moon Well Being Centre at which we raised £84.00 for Rory’s Foundation at CRY.


Lands End to John O Groates in memory of Charlie Craig

On 24th June I completed Lands End to John O Groates – 874 miles in 9 days and what an adventure! Even better, I have exceeded my just-giving target! Here are a couple of photos, looking very nervous on day 1 and very happy on day 9.


Richmond FC Cycle to Amsterdam

With borrowed bikes and patched up kit, a group of 10 cycling novices from Richmond Rugby Club (RFC) embarked on a 300 mile trip from London to Amsterdam. The challenge was in aid of two charities that are close to home, one of which being C-R-Y. The hope was to raise as much awareness and […]


An-Cottan Childcare Centre annual Toddle raises £1191.50 for CRY

An-Cottan childcare centre recently took part in their annual sponsored toddle. This year they had over 80 children, families and staff all toddling round the grounds, with plenty sunshine and not a spot of rain in sight! The fantastic amount of £2383.00 was raised with half of it, £1191.50, going to the Andrew Macleod Memorial […]


CRY Heart of London Bridges Walk 2018

There are 12 young sudden cardiac deaths in the UK every week. It’s why the number 12 is such an important figure to CRY and everyone who supports us. And as CRY staff, volunteers and 1,375 walkers gathered together in London on June 24th, we held our 12th annual CRY Heart of London Bridges Walk. […]


Staunton Harold Triathlon

CRY is a charity that we as a family have supported for a few months now following both Matt and my daughter having been screened at an event at Derby University in memory of Sam Wright. I admired Sam’s mum who was at the screening day, in the face of losing her son was passionate […]


Moulton Adventure Group take on Welsh 3000 challenge

Moulton Adventure Group team took on the Welsh 3000 15 peaks in 24 hour challenge. We completed it in 21 hours 32 mins. It was the hardest yet best thing any of us have ever done. Through great team work and determination we smashed it! Great team achievement by an amazing team. Sarah Comboy  


Charity BBQ and raffle in loving memory of Stephen James Ridgley

On Saturday 18th May 2018 to celebrate what would have been Steve’s 32nd birthday weekend we gathered our friends and family together and held a BBQ and did a raffle to raise further funds for CRY. It was a very successful event which was completely overwhelming. Initially it was more about remembering Steve and celebrating […]


Charity Walk and football match in memory of Jonathan Hamilton

These are some photos from our walk and cheque presentation in memory of my son Jonathan Hamilton. Our walk was from Belfast to Carrick Fergus, approx 10 miles and also a charity football match held by Ballysillen Swift’s. Together we raised a total of £1717 in memory of Jonathan, who died aged 34 on the […]


Charity Match in memory of Charlie Holden

The charity match is now in its 3rd year and is part of a growing fundraising campaign. We lost Charlie Holden in January 2015 at the age of 15. Since this tragic loss we have had 3 lads versus dads matches (dads have won all 3!), a colour run, a social evening on Charlie’s 18th […]


Aquathon for the James McGowan Memorial Fund

This was the first Aquathon run at Charterhouse with a 200m swim followed by a 2.5 km run to raise money for Cardiac Risk in the Young, for the “James McGowan Memorial Fund”. It would have been great if more students had participated because those who did, loved it and want to do it again. […]


Bonzo Goes Biking

On 29th May 2018 a 104 mile bike ride in memory of Jack Boulton raised £330 for CRY. Kieran Squire


Tennis Tournament at Wokingham Tennis Club

On Sunday 10th June we held a Tournament to raise money for CRY. There was 16 of us and we played doubles with the same partner and had 2 winners. I had called in to your office a few days before and saw Rhianne, who gave me a fundraising resource box which was full of […]


Tateshall Lodge Charity Ball in memory of Rory Embling

These photos are of me (Anne) Chris and Francesca, and Helen and David Gaythorpe – Rory’s auntie and uncle at the Tateshall Lodge Charity Ball. The ball was organised by John Duncan, our neighbour. We had a wonderful 4 course meal and were royally entertained by brilliant singer and great CRY supporter Joseph O’Brien. The […]


Third screening event at Rory’s Return

These photos were taken at our 3rd screening event at Rory’s Return. First photo is of volunteers on the day with the amazing CRY team who, as always, were so professional and competent – it made our work easy! 2nd: Diane and Grace Blakeley with Rory’s sister Francesca who ran a tombola stall for us. […]


F2 Crew Dragon Boat Challenge

The Dragon Boat race went great with lots of fun, and we have raised over £700 so far with money still coming in! There were 12 teams in total on the day from various companies so we set up our Gazebo and made sure we had plenty of liquid refreshment (mainly alcohol) to keep our […]


Potters ‘Arf 2018 in memory of Jordan Burndred

We made it! After months of training and a few blips along the way we completed our first (and maybe our last) half marathon, The Potters ‘Arf, and we couldn’t have done it without the support and donations of our brilliant friends and family. Angela Hurst


Skydive in memory of Michael Land

The experience was just amazing and I am so pleased I plucked up the courage to take the plunge. £3,030 was raised in memory of Michael Land. Allen Haywood


Skydive in memory of Henry Knight-Willis

I lost my dad, Henry Knight-Willis, 49, suddenly last October to a heart condition. In celebration of what would have been his 50th birthday this June, I was keen to face my fears and do something big to raise money for a related cause. I chose to do a sponsored skydive in his memory on […]


Leicester Inflatable 5k in memory of Seth Woolley

Pictured is Team Seth at the inflatable 5k at Leicester on 2nd June. Liz, Katie and Ellie Ovenden & friend Lydia all ran to raise money for Cry. Remembering Seth Woolley who died suddenly on Dec 7 2018, aged 17. Seth who had known them all for many years would have loved watching them all, […]


Vitality London 10,000 2018

Thank you and congratulations to the 13 CRY runners who took part in the Vitality London 10,000 on Monday 28th May 2018! CRY Representative Jenny Boag, along with volunteers Wendy and Phil Harrington kindly offered to meet our runners before and after the race on behalf of CRY. This gave the runners a chance to […]


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