Physical branch meetings are currently cancelled due to COVID-19. However there are virtual activities being run by some branches. Please contact your local branch for more information.

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.



run london marathon for nass

Take part in a marathon and run 26.2 miles to raise awareness of axial SpA (AS). Our fundraising team will be here to support you on your journey and help you make the most of a memorable experience.

Already found an event that has inspired you to put on your running shoes? Let us know at

2020 marathons update due to the ongoing Covid-19/Coronavirus pandemic:

The 2020 Virgin Money London Marathon has now been postponed until Sunday 4 October. Any runners with a place in the 2020 Virgin Money London Marathon will be able to use their place in the rescheduled event without having to take any further action.

Please visit the website here for further information and to explore your options.

The 2020 Edinburgh Marathon has now been postponed to Sunday 6 September. Every runner with a place in the 2020 Edinburgh Marathon Festival will be able to use their place in the rescheduled event on Sunday 6 September. Please check your email from the race organisers for more information on your options.

If you are still looking to secure a place in the 2020 race in September, entry for this year’s race has re-opened and will remain open until 12 noon on Friday 22 May, please email us at for more information.

For any of our runners registered for a running event this year, we suggest you follow the race organisers on their social media platforms to keep updated with any changes, and we urge you to continue to follow government guidelines around outdoor exercise whilst training. You can get in touch with us at if you have any questions.

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