WYASO Round-Up: Week 3

Welcome to the third WYASO Round-Up. This is your chance to catch up on all the amazing things that the WYASO community have been up to in the last week. If you didn’t catch our other round-ups, you can read week one and week two by clicking on the links.

The LOVE Run in Taipei – The Walking Spondies

Carrie of The Walking Spondies writes about raising awareness in Taipei, Taiwan.
“On May 15, 2015, two members from The Walking Spondies participated in the LOVE Run in Taipei, Taiwan to help raise awareness for Ankylosing Spondylitis and associated diseases. Together, they logged over 30,000 steps during their race for our team.”

WYASO Team Endurance Weeks 2-3: Cycling Adventures

Adrienne from team Endurance for AS on her and the teams progress  so far.
“Racking up steps lately by dragging out another Team Endurance member at the crack of dawn for a few 50 mile rides! Joints are still all swollen but 2 PTs and an orthopod have concluded it won’t make them worse…gotta keep moving one day at a time.”

Gerry and Raj take on the Crusader Castles Mountain Ultra

Two members of the Orange Apples took on the 80km Crusader Castles Mountain Ultra in Northern Cyprus on Saturday. NASS Chair Raj Mahapatra and Gerry Dance ran the course through the mountains to help raise awareness of AS by speaking at the event, as well as raising funds for the National Ankylosing Spondylitis Society.

From around the Web

Very awesome fundraiser Candyce Sindelir of The Blue Apples is doing to raise money during the walk for her charity of…
Posted by Walk Your A.S. Off on Friday, 22 May 2015

So my friends who aren’t part of my walk team this year – Will you support me with a new challenge we are running? All I…
Posted by Jennifer Dye Visscher on Monday, 18 May 2015

We are proud to announce that we have been able to fund four research projects into AS. We hope all four projects will…
Posted by National Ankylosing Spondylitis Society on Thursday, 21 May 2015


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