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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
David McGrath Ran Lancaster Marathon in Memory of Son Phil and Raised £4,625 for Cardiac Risk in the Young
I completed my Marathon challenge on Sunday. It was an emotional day. The organiser of the race was aware of my circumstances and made an announcement before the start of the race. It was hard work having to do the 6.2 mile on my own before the start of the 20 mile race [agreed with
The Heartfelt Group continues to raise awareness of CRY throughout the area. Ann Coles and Sheila Wiggins have visited The Sea Cadets and Preston College to inform young people of the local Heart Screenings for which we raise funds. They also visited Airforce Cadets and Preston Harriers running group. We have produced a collection jar
Gary Hilton and Carl Fisher, instructors at Precision Self Protection, held a weekend of seminars in Chesterfield to raise money for Cardiac Risk in the Young, in memory of Carl’s niece, Louise Worth, from Leyland, Lancashire. On February 15th, a seminar was held at Buzzbox Fitness Club and another seminar was held at Well Fit
On the 28th February, our first fundraising event of 2020, featuring Andy McGowan on sax and singing Madness etc., was held at The Monkwood in Rawmarsh. An incredible £437.30 was raised for our ongoing heart screening programme. -Jackie Cousins
A group of 7 friends, who all met through Scouting, decided to take on the 3 Peaks Challenge to raise money for 3 charities with very personal meaning to the group; CRY, MND Association and Hearing Dogs. CRY was chosen because we all sadly lost a mutual friend (Tom Greenwood), aged just 20, when he
Thirteen Boys From Horsforth School Raise £500 for Cardiac Risk in the Young at Annual Charity Swim Fundraiser
Thirteen boys from years 9 and 10 at Horsforth School in Leeds chose CRY as their nominated charity for the school’s annual charity swim fundraiser. The lads shown in the photographs swam 1044 lengths between them and raised £500 after swim expenses. Older students from Horsforth School 6th form staged a charity boxing match in