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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Brighton Marathon in memory of Carina Boddy

We had a great day although very emotionally for both of us and the family. I managed to see a couple of the other CRY runners along the way which was a great boost and after a quick hi 5, we were on our way. We had 18 supporters of all ages as you can […]

Brighton Marathon in memory of James Moorfoot

We started fundraising for CRY in Spring of 2017. At this point we had signed up for 3 10km runs across the summer. We chose CRY following the sudden death of James Moorfoot (aged 28) whilst playing football. This was due to undiagnosed heart problem. After our 1st 10km the running bug had really bit […]

Brighton Marathon

So far I have raised £958 and more to come. I saw 3 other CRY runners and ended up running the last eight miles with one of them. He was also running Manchester, Brighton, and then London next week. We kept each their going because I think we were both struggling and we ended up […]

St George’s Day Corsham 10k Race

I ran my first 10k race today in aid of CRY. I am 15 years old.  Due to my family medical history my mum and dad thought it a good idea to be screened by CRY before I ran this race.  I am one of the lucky ones and am fine. Alex Wood

Southampton 10k

Ben went to sleep and never woke up, a tragic and sudden death which made us all think about life more than ever. So, I decided to firstly get fitter and healthier and then wanted motivation to continue with my running so entered the Southampton ABP 10k run in April this year. Seeing my lovely […]

All Star Society Fortunes with MMUC Netball

MMUC Netball did a student twist on the well known family game show, Family Fortunes. Questions were used from the show and also some had a MMU Cheshire twist on them. The event was successful with lots of laughing and winners from the additional raffle. From the event All Star Society Fortunes we raised an […]

Cottam Spring Charity Craft & Gift Fair

We successfully raised £105 per charity on Saturday through a variety of stalls and a raffle at the Ancient Oak in Cottam. Caroline Colley

Forest of Dean Spring Trails in memory of Jack Pegler

The race was originally cancelled due to the weather. We were so, so disappointed and we ended up going to the pub instead feeling deflated. In hindsight it was probably for the best as I am coming back from being injured for a few months, and I felt the two weeks extra training was good […]

Ackworth Junior Football Club Fun Run Day

We attended this event and collected £15.59 Rory’s dad Chris started the race and presented medals at the end We presented the football club with a cheque for £400 the money for which was raised at our beer fest. Anne Embling

Rory’s Return Beer Fest 2018

This was our first attempt at a Beer Fest. We were not sure what to expect but we were absolutely overwhelmed by the support we got and the number of people who attended. We had over 20 real ales and 3 ciders and raised an incredible £4024.00, including barrel sponsorship from over 20 local businesses […]

Yorkshire Three Peaks in memory of Neil Darby

I was getting a little emotional going round and the total is nearly £750 pounds. I did it in 8 hours 59 minutes and I’m keeping the tee shirt. Robert Wood

Chris Embling and Bonnie the hen

Photographs of Chris with one of his hens, Bonnie. Bonnie is one of a group of fantastic egg layers who have now raised £600 for Rory’s Foundation at CRY from the sale of their delicious eggs. Anne Embling

Charity Bingo Night for Charlotte

Thank you to Stuart and the Gardiners Pub, Chelmsford for hosting a fun Charity Bingo Night on 24th November. It was great to have some fun so close to Charlotte’s 3rd anniversary – she would have loved it. Actually I’m sure she was there – just ask her friends and family who won. A whopping […]

Gordon Banks fundraising evening in memory of Daniel Hughes

On Friday the 6th of April over 100 guests were treated to an evening of Football nostalgia when England’s 1966 world cup winning goal keeper Gordon Banks appeared at a fund raising evening in memory Daniel Hughes. The evening was hosted by Gordon’s former Stoke City team mate Terry Conroy. Gordon captivated the audience with […]

Loughborough Half marathon

I’m very pleased to have crossed the line in 2hrs 7mins in the first of six half-marathons I’m running in support of CRY and five other incredible charities. I chose CRY after hearing about a colleague, Dave Hughes, whose son sadly passed away in 2015 from an undetected heart condition. His son, Dan, was of […]

Great Totham School Cake Bake in memory of Charlotte Adams

Thank you to the parents, pupils and staff at Great Totham Primary School who supported me again this year with the Cardiac Risk in the Young’s Great Cake Bake. £760 was raised. Kate Bome

Manchester Marathon in memory of Oliver Thompson

I had a really good day yesterday completing the Manchester Marathon. It was good weather for running, saw a couple of CRY runners too, and said hi to George on the way round. I’m now looking forward already to the Snowdonia Challenge. Good luck to all your London runners. I will see you next year. […]

Heartfelt Group Soul/Motown & Curry Night

We held a curry and live entertainment evening at the Silk Route, with music provided by Motown tribute act A-Kay. A great big thank you to Ali and his team for all the fantastic food, also a big thank you to the Heartfelt Group for their support on the night with the raffle. A great night […]

London Landmarks Half Marathon 2018

          Thank you and congratulations to the 15 CRY runners who took part in the Inaugural London Landmarks Half Marathon on Sunday 25th March 2018!  We were so pleased that we managed to see and cheer on all of our runners on the day, despite the 10,000 runners taking part. The weather was a […]

Three fundraising events in memory of Stephen Wiggins

We held two market stalls in 2017, raising £260, and a very successful concert was also held on behalf of CRY on the 5th December 2017, raising £500. The concert was given by South Ribble Concert Band, who donated their services free of charge. The event was held in Leyland Methodist Church, whose Minister was […]

Charity game at Kings Langley FC CRY Stadium

The Charity Game was won, quite comfortably, by Herts by five goals to nil! Pictured are both teams – Herts are the ones in black, who are smiling slightly more than the Bucks lads in Green! Our fundraising tally currently stands at £557 – https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/footballforcry Andy Holmes

Yorkshire Masons

Technical Lodge 5666 invited Brethren to bring their guests to a very moving talk about Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY) – a charity that provides heart screening for 14-35 year olds. Bro. Jonathan Sykes introduced Richard and Donna Fell to speak about their charitable fundraising for CRY, and their harrowing personal experience that brought […]

CRY Big Pub Quiz

The CRY Big pub quiz took place at The Orange Tree in Leicester on 26/2/18 A fantastic night was had by all that raised just over £400 and a huge amount of awareness for CRY and what they do. 12 rounds of general knowledge including picture rounds and joker rounds was design by the epic […]

Chocolate Bingo

Our local primary school – Etwall Primary School, Derbyshire – held a Chocolate Bingo on Friday 16th March to raise money for CRY. The school have chosen CRY as their charity this year, as it is the school where I worked as a teaching assistant, but also the primary school that James, my son attended. […]

Casino Night

What a fantastic night at the Casino event organised by the 6Towns Rotary Club for CRY on Saturday 10th March. A £400 cheque was presented to us, which will screen another 8 young people. Certainly an event to consider in the future. We would just like to thank you all for your hard work and […]

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