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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MMU Man VS Food

We are MMU Cheshire Netball, we did a joint charity event this week with women’s hockey at our university. This was in aid of CRY and women’s hockey’s chosen charity. The event was our annual Man Vs. Food competition and we had teams of two people from different societies and clubs. There were 8 different rounds some including […]


Fundraising in memory of Dan Hughes

Summer 2017 It’s been a busy summer of fundraising for Dan’s memorial fund which started in May with 20 of Dan’s friends and family taking on a 10k Born survivor assault course at Capesthorne Hall in Cheshire. There were 30 obstacles to climb over and under, mud to wade through, tyres and barbed wire to […]


National 3 Peaks Challenge for Tommy Day

Tommy Day always enjoyed a challenge and following his tragically sad death earlier this year some of Tom’s family and friends all joined together to form Team Tommy D and set themselves the challenge to do the National 3 Peaks in 24 hours – well 27 hours later we finished managing to raise a staggering […]


Musical evening for Rory Embling

These photos are from our musical evening with Joseph O’Brien, who is a wonderful singer and entertainer and a great supporter of Rory’s Foundation. We raised £220.00 on the evening which was greatly enjoyed by all who attended. The photos show 2 of Joseph entertaining us. One of Jo Mills who as always worked very hard […]


Battersea 10k in memory of Michael Grace

Thursday 16 Nov marked a year since my brother Michael passed away. To provide some focus and to continue to raise awareness and support, I joined Michael’s work colleagues and friends to run the 10k RunThrough race at Battersea Park on Saturday 18 Nov. There was a great atmosphere and I was keen to get going, […]


Cadley FC Tournament in Portugal

Following an ambitious plan to take the team to play an international tournament in Portugal the management, parents and players set about fund raising for the tour and also raising money for 2 charities. Through lots of planning and hard work fundraising over the past 2 years we achieved our goal and managed to raise […]


CRY Quiz Night

Our quiz night went very well and we raised £1100 for CRY. Everyone brought their own food and drink, it was great – some tables were like bars, and some banquets! We had a raffle with fab prizes. Our quiz master, Ian, who volunteered with his wife, Jeanette and daughter, Georgie, did us proud and […]


Bruce’s Annual Get Together

We are pleased to send a total of £729.21 being the proceeds of the above night out and my market stall.  A special thank you to the family of Mark Green who donated £130 to us from a collection made after his death in May 2017, also a special thank you to Cafe Sport in […]


Waitrose Community Matters Donation

This is a donation to CRY resulting from the Community Matters programme at the Waitrose in Sidmouth. The cheque has been sent to CRY to go to the Jonathan Hayman Memorial Fund. Julie Marish of Waitrose presented the cheque to Marion Hayman.


Yorkshire 3 Peaks to celebrate Aaron’s 30th Birthday

On the 23rd September 2017 on what would have been Aaron’s 30th Birthday, myself, my husband Gary, daughter Hollie, friends, and Aaron’s close friends took on the Yorkshire 3 Peaks. We arrived in Yorkshire on the Friday evening where we had dinner and discussed what lay ahead the following day. We had an early start […]


Distant Memories Halloween Event

These are photos from the Distant Memories Halloween Event at which we raised £31.87 for Rory’s Foundation at CRY. A good time was had by all. Thank you to Carol Dawson for organising the event. Anne Embling


Tom Elton Barratt 2017 Junior Squash Championships (Bishop’s Stortford, Herts)

The annual Tom Elton Barratt Junior Squash Championships (this year an England Squash 2 day Bronze Sanctioned event) took place on 21st & 22nd October 2017 at Bishop’s Stortford Squash & Racketball Club, Hertfordshire with a donation from all entry fees received being given to CRY. The tournament has been held each year since 1984 in memory […]


Skydive in memory of Rory Embling

These are photos of Grace Blakeley – Rory’s sister, Francesca’s best friend. She performed a sponsored sky dive to raise funds for Rory’s Foundation at CRY. She managed to raise a wonderful £749.00. Many thanks to all who supported her and us. And most of all a very special thank you to amazing Grace! Anne […]


Halloween Fancy Dress Event

There are photos from our Halloween Fancy Dress Event at which we raised £405.00 for Rory’s Foundation at CRY. Ellanna Duncan as Pennywise the clown. Winner of the junior fancy dress prize.             Ellanna’s dad, John Duncan, winner of the adult fancy dress competition as The Hound from Game of […]


Royal Parks Half Marathon 2017

Congratulations and a huge thank you to the 11 runners who took part in the Royal Parks Half Marathon 2017 for CRY on Sunday 8th October 2017. The runners’ families and friends kindly went along on the day wearing CRY t-shirts and using CRY inflatable clappers to cheer on the team! We would like to […]


Birmingham International Marathon & Half Marathon 2017

Congratulations and a huge thank you to the 18 runners who took part in the Birmingham International Marathon & the Great Birmingham Run for CRY on Sunday 15th October 2017. Various friends and family members of the runners very kindly supported the runners by going along on the day donning CRY t-shirts and using CRY […]


Screening in memory of Bethany Mycroft

We held our first ECG screening event at over the weekend of 25th & 26th March, and it was an overwhelming success. 217 young people were screened during the event. We want to convey our sincere thanks to the screening team who were very friendly, approachable and professional and it was an absolute pleasure to […]


Skydive in memory of Simon Carloss

I have been trying to think of a little story for you. I’ve read other peoples’ experiences on skydiving and decided that the adrenaline side of the event was virtually the same for most. I can concur that it was a huge rush and very very exciting. I had a very patient and supportive instructor […]


Great Birmingham Half Marathon in memory of Shrek

  On Sunday 15th October, I ran my first ever half marathon in aid of Cardiac Risk in the Young, contributing to the amazing work that the Bradbury family and friends have already carried out over the last 2 years. As a first time runner, completing this run was a massive achievement and the event […]


Half Marathon in memory of James Nicholas

My daughter Stacey ran in her first ever half marathon in aid of CRY in memory of James Nicholas (The James Nicholas Foundation). She completed the marathon in 2 hours 1 minute and has raised around £320 with sponsor money still coming in. Debbie Jenion  


Great South Run in memory of Matthew Carscadden

I did it!! I beat storm Brian and completed the 10 miles to the Great South Run in memory of my cousin Matt in a time of 1 hour 32 minutes! The support was phenomenal! The crowd were shouting my name. Matt’s mum (the picture of me and her at the end) Grandad and Nan […]


Wakefield Trinity Wildcats

Wakefield Trinity Wildcats on the 23rd of September. Wakefield had a strong victory against Wigan. Pic 1 is of John,  Ellanna and Kathryn Duncan. Pic 2 is of Jo and Wayne Mills. Pic 3 shows Rory’s mum Anne in the foreground  with Sue Wright, Amanda Roberts and Rory’s sister Francesca behind. Pic 4 is of […]


Beer Festival at Elland

We visited Elland Beer Festival on invitation from festival organiser Dave Weston, close friend of Rory’s father Chris. We were on a learning curve as we plan to hold our own beer festival in Rory’s home village of Ackworth next March to raise funds for Rory’s foundation at CRY. We had a most enjoyable evening […]


Kilimanjaro Trek 2017

The climb was as hard as you would expect, but fantastic at the same time, the views were amazing and we had all four seasons in the 8 days, at this moment in time £500 has been raised for CRY. Gordon 


Annual Adam Dabell Memorial Football Match

On the evening of Thursday 12th October, East Grinstead Town Football Club were host, once again, to the 14th annual ‘Adam Dabell Memorial Cup and Trophy’ football match between Imberhorne and Sackville schools – in celebration, once again, of the life of my son Adam Dabell and to raise voluntary contributions to the charity ‘CRY’ […]


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