Welcome to the Joshua Caruso Foundation

In August 2013, Joshua Caruso died suddenly of an undiagnosed heart condition. He was on his way to school when his heart stopped and he died instantly.

Josh was living with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM). HCM is the most common cause of heart-related sudden death in young people, yet little is known about the condition. Very few people are even aware of it, making detection and prevention very difficult. Josh and his family were completely unaware of the condition, until it was too late.

Established by Joe and Belinda Caruso in Josh’s memory, the Joshua Caruso Foundation aims to raise money and awareness to combat HCM. Joe and Belinda hope that through the Foundation’s work they can prevent other parents from suffering the same tragedy that they did.


Latest news and events

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Marquee Race Day

The countdown is on until the 2017 Joshua Caruso Foundation Marquee Race Day so lock it in to your 2017 calendar.

Where: Newcastle Racecourse, Darling Street Broadmeadow

When: 12pm Saturday 25th March 2016

Cost: $85 per ticket

Tickets will go on sale Monday 6th February . 

To purchase tickets please follow the online link.


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On Tuesday our most celebrated day of the year will take place. It is the belated birthday celebration of Josh Caruso. Son of Joe and Belinda and Brother to Bayley and Nicholas. All of them have been apart of our family at #crossfithorizons for a number of years. On Tuesday, as many of you who have been with us a while know, we perform the #joshcaruso workout in Josh's memory. Josh left this world suddenly in August 2013 when the undiagnosed heart condition he had (hypertrophic cardiomyopathy) tragically took his life while walking to school. Aged 13. On Tuesday we ask that you come and celebrate Josh's life by doing his workout with us and then donate to the foundation his Mum and Dad established to raise money and create awareness for the most common cause of heart related sudden death in young people. So please dig deep in the workout and then into your pockets for this Dear and special family. #forjosh #crossfithorizons #joshcarusofoundation

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Let’s love in abundance and get behind The Joshua Caruso Foundation. #doyourpart #TheGroundedSeed #JosieCoffee

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Unfortunately our annual Joshua Caruso Foundation Marquee Race Day will not be going ahead this year due to date availability. But will return in 2019.😥

Please stay tuned for other events throughout the year. 😀
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