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We hope you find the information on these pages helpful. Our team is working tirelessly to provide up to date advice in relation to the COVID-19/Coronavirus pandemic. Record numbers of people are now turning to NASS for support, and we hope to be here for everyone. Our helpline and advice service are only possible thanks to donations from people like you.

If you are able to make a donation to NASS today, we'd be so grateful.


Overseas Challenges

Discover Adventure, the event organisers of the overseas challenges listed below, are strongly advising all participants to postpone their challenge until it is safe to embark on a global adventure. We understand that this is disappointing news, but it is vital to ensure that your safety and well-being is your priority. Please visit the website here for more information and follow Discover Adventure on their social platforms for regular updates.

We would like to thank our NASS supporters for their patience and cooperation during this difficult time and would like to remind you that you can get in touch with us at if you have any questions.

Taking on a fundraising adventure overseas is a wonderful and exciting way to show your support for your chosen charity. Who says your adventure needs to be confined to the British Isles?! Challenge yourself abroad and spread awareness of NASS and axial SpA (AS) wherever you choose to go.

Whether you have an idea already or are in need of some inspiration, our friendly Fundraising team are here to support you every step of the way.

So, if you are ready get going, email us at and your journey can begin.

Check out some ideas below to see what you can do to raise money for NASS:

Inca Trail to Machu Picchu Trek
Dream of exploring iconic sights in South America? This magnificent Inca Trail route through the Peruvian Andes will take you through beautiful valleys and high passes as you explore fascinating Inca ruins.

Click on the link to find out more information on how to secure your place.

Great Wall of China Trek
A trek along one of the Seven Wonders of the World is the ultimate bucket list challenge and one to remember. On this varied trek, you will pass through woodland and terraced farmland before climbing up beautiful hills and mountains in remote areas north of Beijing. You will also follow old sections of the Great Wall!

Visit the website to find out more and take your first step on this amazing adventure.

Ho Chi Minh to Angkor Wat Cycle
This exciting bike ride through beautiful rural landscapes will take you from Ho Chi Minh City through the rice paddies and waterways of the beautiful Mekong Delta into Cambodia. This adventure is rich in culture and stunning landscapes as you will pedal towards one of the most impressive sights in Southeast Asia, The Royal Temples of Angkor Wat.

If you fancy a challenge where you can soak in mesmerising views, head over to the website to find out more and secure a place now.

Grand Canyon to Las Vegas Cycle
Begin your epic bike ride in the breathtaking Grand Canyon. Taking in the colourful desert, rocky gorges and forested plateaus around it, this route will take you on some challenging climbs and fabulous long descents as you pedal towards a beautiful sunset in Les Vegas as your final destination.

Embark upon a challenge on the iconic Route 66 for NASS. Click here for all the information you need to know.


For more exciting options, visit to find out how you can take on a once in a lifetime challenge for NASS.

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