Walk Your A.S. Off will be walking on World Arthritis Day! We will be helping raise awareness of all forms of Spondylitis on October 12, 2014 by counting our steps for the day. Our steps help us reach many goals – for more information on why we walk please visit our about page. For teams who have walked in any of the past years please let us know you are participating by emailing or sharing on our team captain facebook page. For new teams please send us an email for more information about forming a team. The next open registration… Read More »We're Walking For World Arthritis Day – October 12, 2014!
The Ankylosing Spondylitis Association of Ireland (ASAI) joins Walk Your A.S. Off with team SUAS! According to Seoirse Smith, the Secretary of ASAI and president of the Ankylosing Spondylitis International Federation (ASIF), “SUAS is the name of our recent awareness programme and stands for Supporting & Understanding AS or sometimes misread as Stand Up for AS (either of which is good) – SUAS is also a gaelic word for “Up”” We are thrilled to have them join us this year and look forward to connecting with more ASers worldwide. Please join in welcoming them to WYASO 2014! Team SUAS registration… Read More »Walk Your A.S. Off Welcomes the Ankylosing Spondylitis Association of Ireland!
ASIF (Aknylosing Spondylitis International Federation) endorses Walk Your A.S. Off. ASIF was established in 1988 to increase public awareness of Ankylosing Spondylitis and to disseminate knowledge of the disease around the world. ASIF is a member of the People with Arthritis/Rheumatism in Europe (PARE), a standing committee of the European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR). ASIF also cooperates with the Assessment of SpondyloArthritis international Society (ASAS), the international working group of ankylosing spondylitis researchers. Michael Mallinson, the secretary of the organization has participated in Walk Your A.S. Off since its inception in 2012 with his team, A.S. Busters and championed WYASO to the ASIF executive… Read More »ASIF Endorses Walk Your A.S. Off!