12 A Week Challenge in memory of Toby Hayward-Seers

My 12 A Week Challenge in November 2023 involved three runs: Sloughbottom Parkrun in Norwich, a distance run training session at the University of East Anglia athletics track with my running club Norfolk Gazelles, and an inspirational run across the beach and sand dunes at beautiful Caistor-on-Sea on the Norfolk East Coast, this being the […]

Amsterdam Marathon in memory of Toby Hayward-Seers

In October 2023 I ran the Amsterdam marathon in memory of my friend Toby, who died from a cardiac arrest earlier this year whilst running the Barcelona marathon. Running was a huge party of Toby’s life and something we used to talk about a lot.

TCS Amsterdam Marathon 2023 in Memory of Toby Hayward-Seers

Toby’s close friend, Joe Howlett, is running the TCS Amsterdam Marathon in Toby’s memory on 15 October. He is fund-raising for CRY, seehttps://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/joseph-howlettWe wish Joe every success for his run. Please support him if you can. Toby’s family are immensely grateful to him for his love and support and for his commitment to helping CRY’s […]

Charity Fundraising Run in memory of Toby Hayward-Seers

Following the successful and joyous completion of a 400 kilometre, six person relay race in Poland the year prior, Toby and friends eagerly anticipated kicking off a similar relay from Strasburg to Cologne on June 4, 2023. After Toby’s passing, his team decided to defer the race, taking the weekend to hold a fundraising run […]

Run Norwich 2023 in memory of Toby Hayward-Seers

Run Norwich 2023 On 16 July I ran the Norwich 2023 for Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY) in memory of my son Toby who died at the age of 27 from a sudden cardiac arrest whilst running the Barcelona Marathon in March earlier this year. Toby was an experienced runner and we ran together […]

Toby Hayward-Seers Obituary

My son Toby Hayward-Seers, who has died aged 27 following a cardiac arrest, was an active trade union member. He was deeply committed to workers’ rights and international human rights throughout his short working life. Toby was born at home in Lewisham, south-east London, to me and my partner, Mary Seers; he was our third […]