A conversation about Clarissa’s Campaign for Cambridge Hearts

Read the full article here I met Izzy and Jess at Clarissa’s bench. It is low and wooden, and on it is a metal plaque that gleams in the sun. “The best bench on Sidgwick,” Izzy says. Clarissa Nicholls was a student at Trinity Hall who would now be in her fourth and final year at […]

Hilary Nicholls runs the Paris Half Marathon in memory of Clarissa

Read the full article here A LOVING mother from West Devon, whose athlete daughter died young from an undiagnosed heart condition, ran the Paris Half Marathon to help avoid unnecessary deaths. The sponsored race supports her bid to change safeguarding protocols and increase access to screening in order diagnose young sports people for heart conditions […]

Hilary Nicholls runs the Paris Half Marathon in memory of her daughter, Clarissa.

Thank you so very much for helping to achieve my goal of funding for screening young people’s hearts in memory of Clarissa. I couldn’t have done it without the support and encouragement and generosity of each and every one of you. Together, with Clarissa’s Campaign for Cambridge hearts, we have secured funding for 2 days […]

My daughter was only 20 when I lost her to cardiac arrest

Read the full article here Clarissa was my miracle baby: a dot on a scan behind her twin brother Ollie, which was initially dismissed as a minor bleed. She came along for free, a surprise gift. It’s a thought I hold on to now I’ve lost her. Nothing prepares you for the shock of a […]

Hilary Nicholls interviewed about her Daughter Clarissa

Read the full article Link no longer available Medics realised Clarissa Nicholls had a heart condition two weeks after she collapsed and died on a hike in France – and experts say the condition is a regular silent killer A devastated mum whose daughter was struck by a ‘silent killer’ that experts says kills at […]

Hilary Nicholls interview with Cathy Newman for Times Radio

Hilary Nicholls was interviewed by Cathy Newman on November 17th, 2023 to discuss the tragic death of her daughter Clarissa, who died due to an undiagnosed heart condition and how she is now raising vital funds and awareness for CRY in her memory. Listen to the full interview below.

Oxford Half Marathon – Run for Claz

Sunday 15th October saw the Oxford Half Marathon and 15 of Clarissa’s friends took on the very brave decision to run 21.1km around the Oxford course supported by further friends and family who had travelled from all over the country to be there for this fundraiser for CRY in Clarissa’s memory. It was a cold […]

Sponsored Swim in memory of Clarissa Nicholls

William ( age 13) – My brother and I wanted to do something on holiday in Italy this summer to raise money for this good cause. We decided to do a sponsored swim. Hilary (Clarissa’s mother) is my godmother and so I wanted to help in any way I can. I managed to swim 970 […]

Tavistock Athletic Club 5k run in memory of Clarissa Nicholls

Article appeared in the Tavistock Times Gazette, Print Edition. Saturday saw the running of the monthly Tavy 5k race, organised by Tavistock Athletic Club. This was a rather special event as it was dedicated to the memory of Clarissa Nicholls, who was a junior member of the Club from 2015 to 2019. Sadly, in May […]