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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15th Annual Adam Dabell Memorial Cup and Trophy

On the evening of Thursday 11th October, East Grinstead Town Football Club were host, once again, to the 15th annual ‘Adam Dabell Memorial Cup and Trophy’ football match between Imberhorne and Sackville schools – in celebration, once again, of the life of my son Adam Dabell and to raise voluntary contributions to the charity ‘CRY’ […]


ELERI & JANE’S CHARITY BALL IN MEMORY OF NINA BUCK

There is only one word to describe the night……UNFORGETTABLE! A night that will live in our memory for ever & ever! Myself (Eleri Buck) and one of my mum’s dear friends (Jane Williams) decided to team up this year to put on a charity ball to celebrate the life of my beautiful Mother, Nina Buck. […]


Wilton Hall Coffee Morning

The ladies from the Taunton Zumba group enjoyed coffee, cake and a raffle at the Wilton Hall on 25th September. The event raised over £500, and the proceeds were divided between Macmillan cancer charity and Cardiac Risk in the Young. A further coffee morning to raise funds in Gary’s memory and to fund a local […]


INAUGURAL ANDY KENNY QUIZ RAISES £20,000 FOR CHARITY

Friends, family and colleagues of Andy Kenny raised over £20,000 at The Kia Oval on Friday night for the inaugural Andy Kenny Quiz Night. The celebration in memory of Andy, organised by CAA, was hosted by radio and television broadcasters and close friends of the Kenny’s, Mark Pougatch and Alastair Eykyn. It brought together 250 […]


2nd Annual Shawnton Memorial Match: Old Emanuel 2nd XV v Rosslyn Park Nomads

On Saturday 6th October Old Emanuel 2nd XV played Rosslyn Park Nomads in the 2nd Annual Shawnton Memorial Match in memory of Shawnton De Four, who passed away whilst playing in a second team fixture v Rosslyn Park in 2017. Despite the best efforts of both teams on the day administering CPR and a defibrillator, […]


Yeomans Nissan 10k Run Grand Prix Goodwood Motor Circuit

Over £300 was raised by a group of colleagues from Yeomans Nissan in Bognor Regis by doing a 10k run around Goodwood Motor Circuit on the 9th of September. Richard’s father-in-law Ian works at this garage and his colleagues wanted to do something in an effort to support him and raise some money for CRY. […]


Birthday Party Fundraising!

£55 was raised by Elowen at her birthday party in September as her contribution to fundraising in memory of Richard Brember.


CRY Durham Walk 2018 in memory of Kevin Paterson

Once again our family took part in the walk, eight of us this time, plus three dogs. Walking in memory of my son, Kevin Paterson, who died suddenly on 21st October 2012 of ARVC. We are from the North East so know Durham quite well but are always proud to show off our beautiful city […]


CRY Heart of Durham Walk 2018

It’s hard to believe that we’ve been holding CRY’s Heart of Durham Walk for almost a decade – and we would once again like to thank all the CRY supporters who took part in our 9th annual Walk on Saturday 6th October. It really was a special event! A crisp Autumn day, the sun shone […]


Ikano Bank Robin Hood Half Marathon in aid of CRY

On Sunday 30th October I took part in the Ikano Bank Robin Hood Half Marathon in Nottingham, in aid of Cardiac Risk in the Young. I chose this charity for the amazing work they carry out, research and screenings for undiagnosed heart conditions. I’m really proud to be supporting this fantastic organisation as I’ve had […]


Soul and Motown tribute night in memory of Andrew Parr

£945 was raised for the Andrew Parr Memorial Fund at the Silk Route Indian Restaurant following a Soul and Motown tribute act by A-Kay. This was a curry night and live entertainment evening. Great big thank you to Ali and his team for all the fantastic food, also a big thank you to the Heartfelt […]


Tough Mudder run in memory of Mike Clarke

Tough mudder was on the 9th September at Chomondley Castle. 5 miles, 13 obstacles in the thickest mud the UK has to offer! I decided that I wanted to run this race in memory of Mike and raise money for Cardiac Risk in the Young, who continue to offer free heart screening for 14-35 year […]


Wolf Run in memory of Phil Standing

Well what a day, stunning scenery, hills, lakes, rivers and woods.  Beautiful sun shine 40 staff from Mountbatten school taking part in the 10 k Wolf Run at Ashdown forest. They have been amazing raising over the last two years £4000 for the Phil Standing Memorial Screening Clinic. Sue Standing


The Mike Clarke Memorial Tournament

On Saturday 18th August, we held our third memorial tournament in memory of Mike on what would have been his 32nd birthday. Nearly 100 footballers battled for the Mike Clarke Memorial Trophy. It was a much drier day than the previous two years, which made for a much calmer atmosphere.  The football ran really smoothly as […]


Ackworth Junior Warrior Event in memory of Rory Embling

These are the photos of Ackworth Junior football club under 9’s who took part in a Junior Warrior Event and raised £184.00 For Rory’s Foundation at CRY. We love these photos and are so happy that young people are involved in raising funds in Rory’s memory. Anne Embling


Birds of prey at Rory’s Return

These photos are from our Birds of Prey event at Rory’s Return. Steve Ray came along with his beautiful birds and gave us a most interesting and informative afternoon where we were able to learn about, and get up close and personal with these wonderful creatures. We raised £152.00 For Rory’s Foundation at CRY. Anne Embling


Mad Hatters Tea Party in memory of Rory Embling

These photos are of our Mad Hatters Tea Party kindly hosted by Paul and Carole Vogel. We had a lovely summer afternoon in Carole and Paul’s beautiful garden and raised £256.00 For Rory’s Foundation at CRY. The first photo shows our hosts Carole and Paul. The 2nd photo all the lovely ladies who helped to […]


Four Shades of Ginger in memory of Rupert Spurling

During 2018, the Spurling cousins all had milestone birthdays – Carter was 21, Cameron & Tate were 18, and Freya was 16. They celebrated with a big family party in July, named Four Shades of Ginger, and chose to ask guests to donate to charity, rather than receive gifts. Everyone had a brilliant time at […]


Team Weed it and Reap take on the Rust 2 Rome challenge

With a team name of Weed it and Reap, 2 Gnomes a.k.a Nikkita Haymes & Chris Ainsworth, Monty the Mole, Silver the Ford Mondeo and Rebus the CRY mascot teddy drove 3,300 miles across Europe in 10 days whilst taking part in the Rust 2 Rome challenge. The teamed raised a fabulous £640 for CRY […]


Garstang Scarecrow Festival in memory of Matthew Hesmondhalgh

Garstang Town Council organised it’s first ever Scarecrow Festival this summer and chose Matt’s Fund at CRY, and Macmillan in the Northwest as their official charities. They asked a group of 4 local ladies who do a lot of fundraising for different causes and who are known as Team ShazzAnn, to help them fundraise. As […]


Coffee morning in memory of Julian Wort

£413.55 was raised at a coffee morning organised by Eileen Byrne for the Julian Wort Memorial Fund. My friend, Lisa Fairhurst, made a lovely chocolate cake and we decided to raffle it, raising £55 in the process. It was a lovely morning with plenty of cups of teas and coffees, cakes, raffles and a book […]


Half Iron Man in memory of Philip Standing

It has taken me a while to get over the triathlon, it didn’t go that well to be honest. The swim went brilliantly, getting a personal best. However, I started cramping up within half of the 90k cycle, and it gradually got worse, to the point where I fell off two-thirds of the way round […]


Lands End to Bignall End cycle ride for the Dan Hughes Memorial Fund

After 12 months of planning 29 cyclists and 4 support drivers left the small North Staffordshire village of Bignall End at 4:00am on the morning of Wednesday the 22nd August for the drive down to Lands’ End in Cornwall. Their goal was to cycle the 408 miles back to Bignall End to raise money for […]


Simplyhealth Great North Run 2018

Congratulations and a huge thank you to the 50 runners who took part in the Simplyhealth Great North Run for CRY on Sunday 9th September 2018. It was once again a lively event, living up to its billing as the world’s biggest half marathon. There were plenty of people out to show their support and […]


Pub Games Night in memory of Rory Embling

These photos are of some of the people who came and supported us and took part in Chris’ Pub Games Night and some of the activities they participated in. We raised £402.50 for Rory’s Foundation at CRY and a great night was had by all. Anne Embling


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