Showing posts from October, 2012

Scoliosis Campaign Fund Run

As we seem to be blogging about people raising money of late, Laura pone of our very own moderators on the How To Look Good Twisted fan page, sent me some details of other people who are raising money for the SCF. Teamscoliosis will be running 13.1 miles which starts and finishes at the O2 Arena, London, 28th October, 2012.

The people who are running this 13 miles were inspired to do this by one of our very own Moderators, Laura Campbell.

They said

"Our friend Laura has suffered with scoliosis since she was 13. At 18 her curve had progressed to 72 degrees and she underwent 10 hours of major life threatening surgery at the University Hospital of North Staffordshire, when surgeons drilled titanium rods and screws into her spine to straighten it. After three days in intensive care and a week in hospital, Laura made a great recovery. However, she has since broken her back twice and two years ago her spine showed further signs of curving. She has recently had to have three more m…

Fundraising for Scoliosis Research

Dan Bell contact me via email to ask if we can share the news about the fund raising he and his girlfriend Nichola Stott will be doing for Scoliosis Research.

They will be putting on their running shoes to raise money for the Scoliosis Campaign Fund.

Dan had corrective surgery at the age of 13 to correct Scoliosis which is curvature of the spine. The operation involved the removal of 6 discs and the spine being fused, along with 2 titanium rods inserted in his back.

"This event is all about giving a little back to a charity that does great work and also to raise some awareness of the condition.

We really hope you can donate even a small amount in an effort to hit our target."

On Saturday 10th November Dan will be taking part in the Brooks Hell Runner Down South, The Brooks HellRunner Hell Down South takes place at Longmoor Military Training Camp, near Bordon in Hampshire.

Brooks HellRunner offers trail running at its toughest and most enjoyable. 10 -12 miles of challengi…