Omer Aslan, the world champion in the field of retro (reverse) running, led a first by running the 10-kilometer course at Vodafone 40th Istanbul Marathon in order to draw attention to the Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Platform- National athlete Ömer Aslan: –
ISTANBUL (AA) – Retro (reverse) participated in the run branches 2008, the first in the world Retro Running Championship and Turkey's first reverse runner accepted as Omar Lion, Multiple Sclerosis (MS) 40 Vodafone for attention to be improvement of social and business life of the patient Istanbul Marathon, running a 10-kilometer track reversed a first.
In this year's "Healthy Istanbul run for Tomorrow", organized under the theme Vodafone 40th Istanbul Marathon, Roche Turkey leadership, Turkey, Black Sea, Izmir and Adana established with the support of the MS association "MS Platform" members also took part.
"MS is not what you think. Move on to the leader at MS, move on to your life!" The platform, which launched a new movement with its message, accompanied Aslan in the marathon.
In order to draw attention to MS, Aslan, who ran the marathon, successfully completed the 10-kilometer race that he started at the Altunizade point, at the Eminönü point.
Aslan, the pre-marathon AA correspondent, said in a statement, sports for 15 years are intertwined, in today's marathon MS Platform members and MS patients to run back to support, he said.
Stressing that Turkey wants the recognition of MS Lion, when placed in contrast to the known early diagnosis of these patients may continue to express their normal lives, he said:
"I'm going to run back to the Eurasia Marathon today to draw attention to this disease. My goal in the competition is to run for 10 kilometers without accident, without reason, in a healthy, remarkable way. Our biggest goal is to run back and run awareness for MS patients. I'll try to finish. "
– "We want to inform the community here."
Turkey and the Chairman of the MS Society of Neurology Specialist tobacconist Melih an MS patient he is close and that he therefore involved in the association.
Tütüncü said that MS is a disease caused by confusion of the immune system and is more common in women aged 20 to 40 years.
Also referring to the objectives of joining the marathon as a platform Tütüncü said:
"The sooner we notice the disease, the sooner we start treatment, and the more we control the patients. For this, we would like to raise awareness of the community and ask a neurologist to consult early when complaints develop. We want to inform the community here."