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Unlocking the Mysteries of Scleroderma
Rosemary Vincec

​​​​For Rosemary Vincec, increasing awareness about scleroderma is the critical 1st step that will open the door to raise the needed funds to support scleroderma research initiatives.

It has been said that in long distance running the only opponent you have to beat is yourself. Rosemary Vincec loved to run. For thirty-two years, she was the perfect vision of health. All of that would change in 1994, as she would face her stiffest opponent yet.​​

​​“I began to experience extreme pain and swelling in my knees while running in the Easter Seals 24-Hour-Relay,” recalls Rosemary. “It got so bad, I had to go to the medical tent to get iced down. I was told it was likely tendonitis and that I should refrain from high-impact activities on my joints.”

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