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The IoW Randonnée* means a lot to me – it accounts for 3 of the 4 organised cycling events that I did with Richard (and friends) – in 2013, 2014 and 2016. Understandably 2017 was missed due to Richard’s and Hayley’s impending wedding taking priority and 2018 due to my own cardiac bypass surgery. We
Calling all CRY families in the North East…. On Saturday 2nd July we are holding its a knockout in memory of David White at Blueflames Longbenton. David passed away in June 2015 from SCD. Since that tragic day we have been raising money to enable screening to try and prevent families going through the heartache
This is to celebrate my son, Damien Jewell, who went to bed one night in May 2001 and didn’t wake up. He was diagnosed as having had acute myocarditis – a massive heart attack.Our 3rd CRY Seaside Walk is as follows: – starts from Percy Park RFC in Tynemouth at 11.00 – registration from 10.00–
Leo Tudisca, Rebecca Mills and I spent a lovely day on the south side of the Isle of Wight walking in memory of Isabelle. Issy is the daughter of Leo & Della and sister to Sophia, who was sadly taken from them due to an undiagnosed heart defect. Della, Leo and their many friends and relatives
In memory of Maddy and for her 18th birthday we had a Ball. It was held at Marks Tey hotel, we had a three course dinner, the evening was hosted by Michael J Fitch, we had balloons on arrival that each contained a prize to buy as well as our Diamond raffle and Auction, this
A walk in hair and beauty day was recently held at Lipstick and Locks in, where Maddy worked. They offered walk in cuts and blow drys and waxing. We raised over £2000
In April 2021 the world lost James Sheppard to Sudden Arrhythmic Death Syndrome. James (AKA Jimmy Pap, Shep & Sexy James) was kind, caring, thoughtful, and funny among many other amazing qualities. I was lucky to be close friends with James since we first met back in 2013. We quickly got on well and over
In February, the DHL team in Stoke-on-Trent nominated CRY as their site charity of the month after being put forward by Michael Brown in memory of good friend Nathan Butler.Nathans’s parents Angela & Phil provided lots of flyers, posters, collection tins, badges, stickers, posters & T-shirts….WOW! which were shared around the site to spread awareness
Friends & colleagues at Peak Scientific in Inchinnan Scotland, held an on-site pool tournament in February 2022, in memory of Scott Cowan and Scott McInally, who passed away suddenly in July 2021. The tournament was organised by Russell Kane, photographed presenting the trophy to winner, John Boyce. A fantastic total of £300 was raised, £150 of
When I finally succumbed to peer pressure and entered my first Half Marathon, I was determined that my discomfort should be turned into a positive. Having lost his beloved daughter, Melissa, to a sudden cardiac death my fellow football coach, Richard Watts, had previously sponsored our sons’ football team in CRY’s name so I wanted
The 20th Anniversary of The Sidmouth Four Trigs Challenge Raises £2,302.00 for CRY.With winds gusting at 48mph and driving rain, the weather certainly played its part in making the 20th Anniversary of the Four Trigs Challenge a memorable day. 125 runners set off in the wild, blustery conditions. This ‘low-key’ off-road running event covers a
Our Ref: njw/118811 In December 2021, we held a very festive day in our office! We have been holding office fundraising events over the last few years to raise awareness and support for CRY, for all the great work they do. We had organised a Secret Santa event for everyone to share gifts, and our team
Katey Louise Davies died in 1998 of adult death syndrome she was just 17 & 2 months away from her 18th birthday. I ran the virtual London marathon in cardiff in memory of Katey, to raise awareness of the CRY charity.
We have been trying to get into the London marathon through the ballot for years without success, so in 2019 following another rejection email we decided to book a place at Manchester, it was our goal to complete a marathon by the year 2020. We got our places and started training, and we decided to run for a charity.
On 15th January 2022 a charity concert was held in Tuqiri’s memory. Local entertainers Beth Clark, Zoe Warren and Tony Pearce all donated their time. The event was well supported with people either purchasing tickets or donating prizes for the raffle. The event raised a grand total of £2400! We hope to continue fundraising throughout the year
I was pleased to be able to raise £749.15 for CRY as part of my charitable effort through cycling from Lands End to John O’Groats. I participated in Ride Across Britain, a 9 day cycling challenge of 970 miles. It was a thoroughly enjoyable (but gruelling) experience. I hope this fundraising goes someway to support
£240 was donated by David and Lisa Simmonds of the Thatched Inn, Hassocks, through holding raffles on behalf of CRY in memory of Gary at their two ‘Elvis nights’ just before Christmas. This has been an annual event there for several years, regularly fundraising for CRY.
At the beginning of November, my sister saw this event advertised and suggested that we do it together. It was such a fun thing to do but also with a very important message. As soon as she mentioned it to her family, they all wanted to take part too. So we both set up a
The buzz, the atmosphere, the finishing line, the feeling after. BUT the most important thing of it all… the money and awareness raised for CRY and in memory of a great man ❤️🖤 A great day all round running my first half marathon, watched by plenty of my family. Thank you so much to everyone
It was delayed by more than a year due to the pandemic. It was then delayed by half an hour on the night due to uncooperative cows on the course. At 8.30pm on Saturday evening Europe’s Toughest Mudder finally got underway and so began a night and morning of adventure. Before I get into the