Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon

9th October 2011 Congratulations and thank you to the 21 runners who took part in this picturesque event to raise funds for CRY. Despite a wet start to the day, the weather brightened considerably for the event, so that the beautiful autumn colours could be fully appreciated. CRY had a stand at the event just behind […]

Liverpool Marathon in memory of Matt Gadsby

Steve Darlaston took part in the Liverpool Marathon on Sunday 9th October in memory of Matt Gadsby. He completed the run in 5:12:54 and got lots of enquiries about CRY thanks to his vest design and has so far raised £190. “I always wonder when recounting these things whether or not to go warts and […]

CRY Durham Riverside Walk 2011

Congratulations and thank you to the 144 participants (plus dogs in CRY t-shirts!) who took part in the 2nd CRY Durham Riverside Walk on Saturday 8th October 2011 to launch CRY Awareness Week ( 8th -16th October). The numbers taking part this year were more than double those of 2010, thanks to the efforts of […]

The Ollie Marsden memorial fun run/walk/cycle/scooter

Alan Jordan arranged a fun run/walk on Sunday 2nd October in memory of his nephew Ollie Marsden for friends and family to attend. “My nephew Ollie Marsden died at the age of 21 in 2008, from ARVC. I’d wanted to arrange something since then to raise awareness of the condition that claimed Ollie’s life, but […]

Lytham Ladies Circle Bag Pack

On Saturday 24 September, members of Lytham Ladies Circle and their families packed bags in the local M&S food store raising a total of £355. Lytham Ladies Circle Chairman Samantha Tinsley has chosen CRY as her charity for the year, supporting the local high school who are also busy raising funds. Julie Brown Publicity Officer […]

London to Brighton Cycle in memory of Ethan Jones

Jemma Anthony rode in the London to Brighton Cycle ride on Sunday 11th September along with her dad brother and uncle in memory of her cousin Ethan Jones. “On the 23rd December 2010 our family’s life changed forever when, our nephew and cousin, Ethan (picture right) passed away unexpectedly, at the age of 6 from […]

Robin Hood Half Marathon in memory of Sarah Gamble

“On 11th September I ran my first Half Marathon to raise money for CRY. I ran in memory of a family friend, Sarah Gamble who passed away suddenly last year. She was only 26 when she passed away, it all happened so quickly & with no real explanation for her sudden death I found it […]

Adidas 5k in memory of Shannon Powell

On Sunday 11th September, Rachel Walsh took part in the Adidas Women’s 5k in Hyde Park London in memory of Shannon Powell. “I ran the 5k in around 23 minutes. There was a fairly strong wind which for most of the run, I was running into! Its my 3rd time doing this 5k, and again […]

Mount Snowdon Climb in memory of Natalie Herbert

24 friends and family members climbed Mount Snowdon on the 10th September in memory of Natalie Herbert and raised an amazing £6201.81 in sponsorship. “In April 2010 Natalie Herbert passed away suddenly in her sleep. Natalie was a perfectly healthy 25 year old but through recent tests it is believed she died due to a […]

Shrewsbury Triathlon

On Sunday the 4th September 2011 Rosie Edwards took part in the Shrewsbury Triathlon. “I did the triathlon yesterday and managed to complete it as I had hoped, YAY!! and PHEW!!! lol. The river swim was what I was looking forward to the most, id never done a triathlon all on my own before (iv […]