Category: Team KISS

Growing the Movement: Team Aussie

Growing the Movement: Team Aussie

Steve McLeod, a sarc warrior, leader of Team Aussie, and supporter of FSR, was recently featured in the Courier Mail, a daily newspaper in his hometown of Brisbane, Australia. Steve has neurosarcoidosis; he has lost his hearing and is unable to maintain his balance...
2017 K.I.S.S. 5K in Nashville

2017 K.I.S.S. 5K in Nashville

FSR is excited to announce that the K.I.S.S. 5K Run/Walk will move to Nashville this year! After hosting the event in Chicago for three consecutive years, we look forward to spreading the awareness the Chicago event has helped foster to another region. We are...

KISS 5K Photos & Results

Thank you to everyone who braved the weather to join us in the fight against sarcoidosis at our 3rd Annual Kick in to Stop Sarcoidosis (K.I.S.S.) 5K! Despite the rain and cold, the energy of the event was incredibly positive and uplifting. We are so grateful for the...
One Step at a Time

One Step at a Time

It isn’t easy staying fit when you have a chronic illness. Our conditions can be an incubator for excuses. We all have bad days, pain spikes and our disease affects our respiratory system and our joints. My doctors have told me I should NOT go to the gym or take yoga...

More than a walk – it’s a movement!

Walkers are assembling in towns nationwide to raise funds and awareness for sarcoidosis research! What will YOU be doing on April 30th?  If you can’t make it to the big K.I.S.S. 5K in Chicago, you can still #ShowYourPurple closer to home as a virtual walker....