Mount KilimanjaroClimbing Kilimanjaro for NRAS

A group of enthusiastic explorers from the Midlands will be showing true dedication to their patients by giving themselves a mountain to climb. Ten nurses, physios and occupational therapists will be taking on the challenge of a lifetime as they attempt to climb Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania to raise money for the National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society.

The team, based at hospitals all across the Midlands have taken inspiration for this challenge from their patients who all live with chronic debilitating conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, and for whom every day can feel like a mountain to climb. One of the group – Heather – said ‘We thought it would be a great way to raise NRAS’s profile as we are all very passionate about our profession and patients’.

If you would like to sponsor them please visit-NRAS icon square
www.justgiving.com/Roz-Hodgkins
www.virginmoneygiving.com/team/Corrine-Charlene
http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/team/heatherkeating
or you can contact Val on 01628 501547 or val@nras.org.uk.

Run for Rheumatoid

This year’s Great North Run takes place on the 15th September and promises to be another exciting event.  The run is the world’s most iconic half marathon. The atmosphere is incredible, and raising much needed funds for worthy causes is a vital ingredient of the race.  NRAS is looking for a few remaining runners to join the team.

As part of ‘Team NRAS’ you will receive an NRAS running vest and a training programme, along with a Fundraising Pack which gives lots of information on how to gain sponsorship.  We will support you right up until you run over the finish line! To book your guaranteed place at this year’s run please email val@nras.org.uk or call 01628 501547.  Don’t delay, sign up today and be part of this very special event.

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