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 inflatable clappers to cheer on the team!

Please see below some of the write-ups submitted by the runners.

Do, please send any further write ups and photos to

We would like to thank all of the supporters and each and every one of our runners for their huge efforts in completing these events and fundraising for CRY.

If you are interested in running next year please email or call the CRY office on 01737 363222 to register your interest.


CRY runners in the Birmingham International Marathon & Great Birmingham Half were:

Andrew Larque (ran in memory of Matthew Gadsby); Andrew Saunders (ran in memory of Paul Sheridan); Andy Sutton (ran in memory of Neil Bradbury); Andy Snow (ran in memory of Matthew Gadsby); Ciara Richardson; Emily Horne; Giuseppe Giambalvo (ran in memory of Nadeesha Jayawardena); Harry Cobley (ran in memory of Carl Buckley); James Wright (ran in memory of Kevin Paterson); Jamie Roles (ran in memory of Patrick Swinson); Jenni Davey (ran in memory of Matthew Gadsby); Keri & Marcus Whaley (ran in memory of Mathew Dewhirst); Pete Teale (ran in memory of Zoe Teale); Sandeep Basavarajaiah; Sarah Gadsby (ran in memory of Matthew John Gadsby)