CRY Update Magazine 33

Read Update 33 online here The CRY Update is the charity’s newsletter, published three times a year, reporting on CRY news and events, cardiac screenings, breaking developments in medical research and CRY supporters’ fundraising over the preceding months.


Flora Light Challenge for women in memory of Philip Abraham

42 CRY runners from Southampton ages 10 – 71 complete the challenge in memory of Philip. “It’s wonderful to think that after 7 years people still care”, Mary Abraham, Philip’s mum. A wonderful, long day was had by all including a tour and a trip on the London Eye. I’m hoping that the sponsorship will […]


24 hour Three Peaks Challenge

Please support this intrepid team of ex-rugby players. They are to take up the challenge to climb BEN NEVIS SCAFELL PIKE and SNOWDON all in 24 hours – 6-7th July 2002 in memory of CHRISTIAAN SMITH Three Peak challenge completed – fighting the elements to raise funds Never mind the cool and damp Welsh summer […]


Online eBay auction donated by Fairytasia

I just wanted to let you know that I have placed an online auction on eBay.co.uk to raise some funds for a dear friend who lost her young daughter to this terrible silent killer.Faerie auctioned for CRY on eBay She left a baby girl aged just 5 months and she herself was just 20 years […]


The First 250 mile CRY Cycle and 'Barking Billy and the Scrapyard Dogs

Early this year, an otherwise fit and active young man died unexpectedly in his sleep. Levon Morland (West Rainton, Co. Durham) had travelled the world, making friends wherever he went and his short life of 22 years was full of fun and laughter. He had a cardiac disorder called Wolfe-Parkinson-White Syndrome, and this caused an […]


London Marathon 2002 by Cheryl Seaman

My twin sister Paula and I were very keen runners when we were younger, competing at school events and then with our club the Worthing Harriers. I ran the 800m and the 1500m when I was younger and moved on to the 400m Hurdles when I was a senior competing at county level. I had […]


London Marathon 2002 by Paula Mott

It has long been an ambition of mine to run the Marathon. I’ve always thought that to complete the gruelling 26.2 miles would be a great achievement, something that I could tell my grandchildren all about in years to come. With this in mind I applied to the ballot soon after the 2001 Marathon. At […]


CRY Centre for Sports Cardiology launched by Honorary President Ian Botham OBE

15th April 2002 Parliamentary Reception to launch the CRY Centre for Sports Cardiology at the British Olympic Medical Centre On April 15 CRY held a Parliamentary Reception at The House of Commons to launch their Centre for Sports Cardiology at the British Olympic Medical Centre at Northwick Park Harrow. This is an important new development […]