CRY Heart of Durham Walk 2021 write-up

Following the restrictions over the last 18 months, we were so pleased to be able to host our 12th annual Durham Walk event back in the heart of the city this year, with an incredible 120 walkers attending. Families and friends who have tragically experienced the sudden death of a young person due to young […]


CRY Heart of Durham Walk in memory of Kevin Paterson

Seven of our family took part in the CRY Durham Walk last Sunday. Despite the gloomy weather forecast it turned out to be a glorious day with lots of sunshine. We were walking in memory of my son, Kevin Paterson, who sadly died from ARVC in 2012. As usual, we enjoyed the beauty of Durham […]


CRY Update Magazine Issue 84

Issue 84 of the CRY Update reports on all news, events and fundraising from January to April 2021. In February as Heart Month began, we introduced an exciting new fundraising initiative: the 25 Million Metre Challenge. Supporters could take part individually or in teams as we collectively aimed to travel 25 million metres by walking, […]


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, […]


Durham Walk in memory of Kevin Paterson

Once again members of our family took part in the Durham Walk in memory of my son, Kevin Paterson who died suddenly on 21st October 2012. We have taken part seven times now and find it an emotional but exhilarating occasion, meeting other families who have lost loved ones. It’s a beautiful walk and we […]


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 […]