Last updated:12th September 2017

Your Fundraising Stories

Inspiring, heartwarming, brave, quirky... our supporters have many different reasons for raising funds for NASS, and many different ways of getting involved. What's your story?

Our fundraisers are remarkable people - here are some inspiring stories from our dedicated team.

If you've raised money for NASS and would like to share your story, we'd love to hear from you. You can email your story to Amardeep or share your story on the NASS Facebook page.

Team NASS at the Great North Run 2017!

Scooby-Doo's, a family affair and more - read about our super seven runners at this iconic event!

Phil`s 26 miles for NASS

Phil Vincent has lived with AS for 42 years. In 2016, he took on a 26.6 mile challenge to raise vital funds and awareness for two causes close to his heart.

Team Katalastrophe Rally for NASS

Follow the story of three friends who took on the incredible Mongol Rally in 2016 for NASS.

Kathy`s Thames Path Challenge

Kathy Miller, Chair of NASS Woking and Weybridge, tackled the 50km Thames Path Challenge for NASS, and shares here inspirational story.

Marek`s Long Road to Ironman

Marek completed his first Ironman event for NASS after a long and often painful route to diagnosis.

Poppy and the Hockens Make a Splash

Poppy Hocken and her four children took on the Great London Swim in 2014 and 2015! Read the Hocken's fantastic story here.

Mark Takes to the Sea for NASS

Mark Rickaby, director of South West accountancy firm Sunflower Accounts Ltd, took the plunge into the icy waters off the UK to raise funds for NASS as he was diagnosed with AS in 2007.

Jane`s Two and a Half Marathon Challenge

Jane Leach firmly believed that exercise would improve her life with AS. She had suffered with back pain for 20 years before she took up running, a decision that changed her life. She took on two and a half marathons to support NASS and everyone living with AS.