The 9th Anniversary of Adrian’s Death

The 9th Anniversary of Adrian’s death A Poem by Kathryn Badon The years make this no easier, The pain is still so strong, Nine years of missing life and love, Nine years since you’ve been gone. But you left a special legacy, He grows, and lives and plays – We know you would be proud […]

CRY Update Magazine Issue 83

Read Issue 83 of the CRY Update magazine here Issue 83 of the CRY Update reports on all news, events and fundraising from September to December 2020. Even with continued restrictions and lockdowns due to the COVID-19 pandemic, CRY’s supporters remained active and engaged as always to raise funds and awareness however they could. On October

12 A Week Challenge Write Up

12 A Week Challenge Write Up On Saturday the 14th November 2020, 175 participants started to clock up the miles by walking, running, hiking, cycling and jogging. The 12 A Week Challenge took place during Raising Awareness Week which ran from 14th November-22nd November 2020. Each of the 12 miles completed represented the 12 young sudden

On your 33rd birthday Adrian

I miss you my boy, I miss you so much, I miss your loud laughter, I miss your soft touch. The years, they are passing, Six years have gone by, It still doesn’t stop me I sometimes just cry. All is well here  Your son would make you proud, He laughs and he plays, He can

My Son is Dead – Poem by Kathryn Badon

I could not hear, I could not speak, Where and how do you deal with this grief? The blow, the bash –  excruciating pain, I’ll never see my son again. Oh breath, breath, breath You cannot go – others will need you now you know. My instincts draw me to his face, I have to understand

Update Magazine Issue 77

Read Update 77 here CRY Update 77 reports on all news, events and fundraising from September to December 2018. There were plenty of major events throughout this four-month period. We were thrilled to be so well represented at the Great North Run on September 9, with 50 runners taking part for CRY. You can read a

Update Magazine Issue 76

Read Update 76 here CRY Update 76 reports on all news, events and fundraising from May to August 2018. We had plenty of highlights in all areas through the summer. CRY’s research continues to make an impact, including Dr Aneil Malhotra’s paper on the incidence and causes of young sudden cardiac death in adolescent footballers, which

Leeds Half Marathon in memory of Adrian Badon

Yorkshire Evening Post, 9th May 2018 Mark Allerston will be running the Leeds Half Marathon this weekend in memory of his friend, Adrian Badon. Mark started running in 2016 with short jogs in the park, and look part in the Leeds 10K and Abbey Dash last year. Read more

Missing you – poem by Kathryn Badon

How much do we miss you Adrian? Every minute of every day – we know you are not there, No brotherly hugs, no loud giggles and laughter. Where there was a strong life force – there is emptiness, silence, nothingness. The energy, the storm, the character, the chaos, the unpredictability. The lion heart, the courage, the

Your 30th Birthday – poem by Kathryn Badon

The 8th of February, your day, Almost more special now, Now we cannot share it with you, Now we have to create for ourselves, Your smile, Your fun, Your spirit of joy, Your playfulness, Your vulnerability, Your daring, Your vivaciousness, Your love of life. You would have been 30, It would have been a great celebration,