Our CRY Durham Walk 2020.

As this year’s walk couldn’t go ahead I decided to do the 5.1 miles around my home town of Seaham. At present we have local lockdown restrictions which mean different households are not allowed to meet up. Consequently, I did the walk alone in memory of our son, Kevin Paterson. The weather was atrocious, storm […]


CRY Update Magazine Issue 80

Issue 80 of the CRY Update magazine covers all news, events and fundraising from September to December 2019. This issue includes features on plenty of key events, including the latest CRY Conference, the CRY Great Cake Bake, and the 10th CRY Durham Walk, along with major developments such as the funding CRY received from the Tesco Bags of Help Centenary Grant.


Mum Completes Annual CRY Heart of Durham Every Year in Memory of Son Kevin Paterson

Sunderland Echo, 13th October 2019 In 2012, 36 year old Kevin Paterson collapsed minutes after completing the Birmingham Half Marathon. He passed away of a previously undiagnosed heart condition on the way to the hospital. Since then, his family has worked with Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY), raising tens of thousands of pounds in […]


CRY Heart of Durham Walk 2019

CRY Heart of Durham Walk 2019 Write Up Previous Next 2019 is a special year for the CRY Heart of Durham Walk, as it marks 10 years since the first walk in Durham! On Saturday 5th October we were joined by 219 participants (along with their babies, toddlers and dogs in tow!) and as always, […]


Simplyhealth Great North Run 8th September 2019

Simplyhealth Great North Run – 8th September 2019 Congratulations and a huge thank you to the 50 runners who took part in the Simplyhealth Great North Run for CRY on Sunday 8th September 2019! It was a brilliant event, with the sunshine beaming throughout the day. This led to the atmosphere being even livelier than […]


Update Magazine Issue 78

CRY Update 78 reports on all news, events and fundraising from January to April 2019. In March we announced two new additions to our group of CRY Ambassadors: England and GB international hockey player James Gall and artist Katy Jade Dobson. You can read about James and Katy and why they decided to support CRY […]


Shaved off my dreadlocks in memory of Kevin Paterson

I wanted to raise some money in memory of my cousin Kevin Paterson who sadly passed away from an undiagnosed heart condition. I thought the best way was to shave off my dreadlocks. I had them in for over 2 years plus the years it took previously for my hair to grow long. Micki Kram


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 […]


Update Magazine Issue 65

Read Update 65 online here. The CRY Update is the charity’s newsletter, reporting on CRY news and events, cardiac screenings, breaking developments in medical research and CRY supporters’ fundraising over the preceding months.


Update Magazine Issue 66

Read Update 66 online here. The CRY Update is the charity’s newsletter, reporting on CRY news and events, cardiac screenings, breaking developments in medical research and CRY supporters’ fundraising over the preceding months.