Few people know of her daughter’s genetic disorder. A mom is skiing 125 miles across Norway to change that.
For 125 miles over snow and ice, a District mother will cross-country ski across Norway later this month to raise money and awareness for her daughter’s rare genetic disorder.

Date: February 12, 2020 | Written by: Dana Hedgpeth


DC mom set for cross-country ski trip to raise awareness of daughter’s rare disease.
Alison Reynold’s basement in Northwest Washington was recently filled with everything you could imagine to endure an extreme, cold-weather challenge.

Date: February 18, 2020 | Written by: Jay Korff (ABC7)


D.C. mom Alison Reynolds trains in Vail for her 9-day cross-country ski trek across Norway to help fund research on rare disease.
Alison Reynolds runs wearing a harness attached to a heavy tire. What keeps her going is knowing that her athletic efforts will eventually help her daughter, Tia.

Date: February 17, 2020 | Written by: Casey Russell


A mother’s love! Crossing Norway for a cure
D.C. mom Alison Reynolds is embarking on a cross-country expedition in Norway to raise awareness about Phenylketonuria (PKU) – a rare disease that her daughter suffers from.

Date: February 12, 2020


Crossing for a Cure — Former St. Helena mother risks it all to raise funds for a rare disease.
Of the many reasons a person might risk life and limb, fundraising isn’t usually one — unless you are Alison Michaux Reynolds.

Date: February 12, 2020 | Written by: Holly Hubbard Preston


Woman Cross-Country Skiing Across Norway to Raise Funds for Daughter’s Rare Genetic Disorder
A mother’s love can move mountains and more, just look at Alison Reynolds.

Date: February 11, 2020 | Written by: Doreen Gentzler and Patricia Fantis


Pulling For A Cure
On February 21, Alison Reynolds will depart from a remote section of Swedish wilderness and ski across a frozen section of Norway that arcs just below the Arctic Circle. Her goal? To raise awareness of, and defeat, her daughter’s rare genetic disease.

Date: February 7, 2020 | Written by: Kirsten Dobroth


Meet the DC Mom Who’s Cross-Country Skiing Across Norway in Freezing Temperatures to Raise Money for Her Daughter’s Rare Disease
To train, Alison Reynolds is pulling tires along the C&O Canal and hiking with a weighted backpack.

Date: November 8, 2019 | Written by: Mimi Montgomery


Starter sin singeltur for a hedre Asbjern Felling
Amerikanske Alison Reynolds fra Was­hington DC, er mer til 16 ar gamle Tia. Datteren Tia har fe­nylketonuri PKU, kjent som F011ings sykdom. I februar maned krysser Ali­son tr0nderske fjell pa ski med pulk for a hedre Asbj0rn F0l­ling og hans oppda­gelse av PKU.

Date: January 2020 | Written by: Kjell Arnfinn Aune


Crossing Norway

Join this adventure to help fund a cure!

This February, I am mounting cross-country skis at the Sweden/Norway border, crossing Norway west in nine days. Hauling a sled, I will ski nine hours each day and sleep on the snow at night. I am doing this for my daughter Tia who was born with the rare disease, PKU.