FSIG’s 6th Annual Fun Run & Walk is going VIRTUAL this year to help support our Fabry community during the pandemic.

We’re living in challenging and uncertain times and that’s why we’re asking you to run or walk for a great cause. Help us raise money for the Fabry community! You can choose to run a virtual 5k or do a fun one mile walk. Get a free t-shirt with every entry. Your registration fee will help support our RAFT program. For more information and to register for this important event, please follow the link below.

Our Goal: $18,000

Location: Anywhere safe!

5k or 1 Mile: You can choose either or anything in between! Just make sure to take a photo of you completing your goal and tag us on Facebook at Fabry Support & Information Group using the hashtag #RunningforFabry. If you want, you can also take photos or videos of your activity and send it to our office email at info@fabry.org.

Saturday, October 17th

On Saturday, October 17 at 1:00 PM (EST), we will conclude with a virtual patient meeting that will celebrate all of our participants and hear from a Dr. Seema Kanwal, BSc, ND. We will also be giving updates on our fundraising goal!

If running or walking is not your thing but you want to attend the virtual patient meeting with Dr. Kanwal, please email us at info@fabry.org and we will send you the link information.

Special Speaker

Dr. Kanwal has been a practicing naturopathic doctor in Vancouver since 2006 and is the only Naturopathic doctor trained in Canada in the Apo E Gene diet.

She has extensive experience with and is passionate about working with individuals who have rare genetic diseases and suffer many stress related conditions as a result such as mental health issues, insomnia, and low energy. She helps to guide people living with rare diseases to increased mental wellness, energy, vitality and an overall higher standard of life – they often didn’t know was possible to experience with their condition.

2020 Goal: $18,000

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