A-K-A-Day in May challenge launched in memory of Kirkcaldy man Robert Rowan

Suzanne Rowan, Robert’s wife, his brother Gary, and three friends have launched the A-K-A-Day in May challenge in memory of Robert Rowan who tragically passed away in 2018 at the age of 28 due to an undiagnosed heart condition.
The challenge aims to inspire people to get out and move for at least one kilometre each day in the month of May. All participants can cover the distance anyway they wish.


Virtual Virgin Money London Marathon 2020 write-up

Congratulations to team CRY! For the first time in the history of the London Marathon, the event went virtual on Sunday 4th October!  Despite the difficult year 2020 has been, 38 CRY runners, all spread across the UK, took on the challenge of running a marathon in their local area. Some dressed as super heroes […]


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.


Update Magazine Issue 79

CRY Update 79 reports on all news, events and fundraising from May to August 2019. In May, we found out that CRY had been selected for the Tesco Bags of Help Centenary Grant in 10 regions across the country, which gave people a chance to vote to support CRY using their tokens after shopping. You […]


Remembering Robert – CRY’s Great Cake Bake

On Thursday 21st November we held our 1st CRY Great Cake Bake at our Arup office in Fitzrovia, London. Several of my colleagues donated sweet treats including banana bread, Rocky road, zucchini bread and pear loaf to name a few. We also received cake and cupcakes from Humming Bird Bakery which went down a treat […]


CRY Fun Run in Memory of Robert Rowan

The Courier, 20th August 2019 In November of last year, 28 year old Robert Rowan passed away of a cardiomyopathy attack. Now, family and friends prepare to take part in a fun run in his memory to raise money for Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY). The 5k run is to take place in Beveridge […]


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 […]


Screening in memory of Robert Rowan at Brentford SportsFEST

Richmond and Twickenham Times, 14th May 2019 Brentford SportsFEST (formally Brentford Challenge) is now in it’s seventh year. This year it offered young people aged 14 to 35 the chance to have their hearts screened by Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY). This screening was funded in memory of Robert Rowan who was Brentford FC’s […]