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My challenge title is unfortunately, a bit of a mouthful. In fact it was a challenge in itself at the start of the year getting people to even understand what I was attempting to do. But I had always wanted to raise money for CRY in memory of my friend, Alex Hubbard, and I would
Harley’s Grandad Dougie did the 12 a week challenge on the 21st of November 2020. After he finished work at Waltham Cross he walked home in memory of his beloved grandson. As we all know fundraising events have not been possible this year and so Grandad Doug decided this was the only opportunity for him
Newcastle University Pole and Aerial Society put on two fantastic showcases and a bake sale over the past academic year, raising over £800 for CRY. A massive thank you to the members of the society, friends and family who came along to support, and of course all of the amazing performers!
On the 5th December I walked the 52 mile journey from Charing Cross to Brighton in memory of Richard Dunk, my brother-in-law, who’s life was sadly taken away from him far too early, leaving behind his wife and my amazing sister Sarah, and their 5 month old son, Jenson. Richard was 26 years old when
On Saturday the 14th November 2020, 175 participants started to clock up the miles by walking, running, hiking, cycling and jogging. The 12 A Week Challenge took place during Raising Awareness Week which ran from 14th November-22nd November 2020. Each of the 12 miles completed represented the 12 young sudden cardiac deaths that happen every week.
❤❤ Doing my bit for @cardiacriskintheyoung and raising awareness for their #12aweekchallenge campaign highlighting the number of young people who die from sudden cardiac death. ❤❤ Please don’t be a #### like me, don’t think you are invincible, listen to your body, take adequate rest and consider cardiac screening. I’ve been an international level athlete for most of my
Nikki Mumby, Flexercise and Zuma Gold teacher never misses an opportunity to fund raise for a great cause! Coronavirus didnt stop the classes annual cake bake to raise funding for CRY and Macmillan. Cakes were bought and sold at classes held outside in September. A total of almost £400 was raised and half of this
Team Matt was born in 2010, the year that our beloved son Matt Hadfield died. That was when we discovered CRY; when his school friends became the founder members of Team Matt and raised sponsorship for CRY by cycling from Land’s End to John O’Groats in memory of their friend. Our team now is made
Committee and so a big well done to all concerned. The Fraser Vaughan tournament Sunday 30th August 2020 saw the running of the inaugural Fraser Vaughan Cup. The completion was held for Under 8 and Under 10 teams from across the Isle of Man in Memory of Fraser a former Laxey junior and 1st Team
Sharan Saroya ran the Windsor Lakeside 10k on the 1st March 2020 raising £1,789.31 for Cardiac Risk in the Young in memory of Dr Natasha Coomaraswamy (Nee Sandhu).
An athletic fit 30 year old, Alex suffered a cardiac arrest whilst out cycling on a sunny afternoon on 31 March 2019. In celebration of Alex’s life I am walking 30 miles (6 laps) of the Great Orme, Llandudno over 3 days from 25 September leading up to his birthday on 27 September. One mile
We walked 10km through Windsor Great Park in memory of Meghan Adams. It was cold and wet but we were rewarded by coming close up to a stag! The route was predominantly along the Long Walk with the castle behind us, uphill and into the wind to the statue of George III.
As this year’s walk couldn’t go ahead I decided to do the 5.1 miles around my home town of Seaham. At present we have local lockdown restrictions which mean different households are not allowed to meet up. Consequently, I did the walk alone in memory of our son, Kevin Paterson. The weather was atrocious, storm
Anna Eccleston and her friend Suzie climbed Mount Kilimanjaro in February of this year, raising £2,644.78 in memory of their friend Mandy Lee who passed away in May 1996. These funds will go towards furthering CRY’s goal of reducing the number of young sudden cardiac deaths, preventing loved ones from facing that tragic loss of
The funds were raised during an evening of great fun and lots of support from family and friends. We held a charity auction during Thomas’ brother Francis’ 21st birthday party in February. He also received donations instead of gifts. £3771.00 was raised in the auction and £903.50 in donations. – Clare Tideswell
Hi, We are a group of dad’s taking part in a cycling event between 28th June – 4th July. Originally, we were cycling for 500 miles covering many counties in the south of England, but due to COVID-19, where much of our stopover accommodation has been cancelled, we are now riding from and back to
On the 13th of March we held our 5th annual Sports evening at Bignall-End cricket club; Our regular host and compare for the evening, ex Stoke City footballer Terry Conroy, was in attendance again and this year’s guest was another former Stoke City forward from more recent times – Ricardo Fuller. Following the introductions, pie,
Dan’s former football manger Lian Kelly was due to run the London Marathon for CRY in April; With the help of good friend Craig Mason A quiz night was held at Audley cricket club on Friday 29th of February to help raise the £2,000 needed. It was standing room only as the 15 teams tackled
Cranleigh Prep School are so impressed with Maisy (a Form 6 pupil) who, after cutting 14 inches off her hair, has raised over £500 for her Upper School charity, CRY. Even the hairdressers being shut did not deter Maisy from her determination to do this very thoughtful gesture. Instead, her mother cut her hair! She
Starting the new year, I wanted to challenge myself and set a new goal, throw myself into something completely new and unknown. Former commonwealth champion ‘Neil Simpson’ had been training me one to one for fitness classes at ‘Toe 2 Toe’ boxing gym in Coventry. Neil mentioned about the big charity show taking place in