Last updated:11th December 2017

Your 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.

Going coast to coast for NASS

Follow the story of 14 fantastic supporters from UCB who took on the challenge of a lifetime!

Ian conquers Barcelona Tri!

Ian wasn't going to let a diagnose of AS dampen his passion for extreme sport!

Super Six take on Royal Parks!

Check out how our fantastic team did!

Team NASS at the Great North Run!

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

Trustees take the plunge for NASS

Poppy Hocken and Grant Poiner dived into thier fundraising efforts with a 1-mile swim for NASS!

Trio of heroes tackle Cardiff Half!

Rob, Lucie and Joel took on the challege for three very different reasons, but for one very personal cause.

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.

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.