Marathon

The LOVE Run in Taipei – The Walking Spondies

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. David Mitchell from Scotland and Saou-Wen Su from Taiwan, along with over 3,000 other marathoners, began their race at 7am on Saturday morning. David completed the half-marathon 21km course in under two hours. He placed 37th out of 3020 participants. Woo-hoo, David! What an incredible accomplishment. During that time, he logged 22,052 steps for our team. Saou-Wen ran the 7km course and donated 7,797 steps. Way… Read More »The LOVE Run in Taipei – The Walking Spondies

ASers Running Dubai Marathon for AS Awareness

Dubai – Janruary, 25, 2013 “Nearly 19,000 people will run their hearts out in the shadow of the Burj Khalifa on Friday morning – many of them pounding the pavements for a cause. One group who will be running the 10k is competing against all the odds – because they suffer from a potentially crippling spine disease which leaves them barely able to walk. They all suffer from Ankylosing Spondylitis, an arthritic disease of the spine and are running to raise awareness of the disease which can be eased if detected early. Their doctor, Humeira Badasha, who has a practice… Read More »ASers Running Dubai Marathon for AS Awareness