We did it!!! 100 cubes in 4h 45min – Guinness World Record

Thank you all so much! It is official: Guinness World Record! 100 cubes in the London Marathon. Unbelievable. Everything worked brilliantly. Except poor Julie had to stop briefly because of a cramp and I had to run on my own. But she made it to the finish line half an hour later. Thank you so [...]

The ONE Show and BBC interview before the marathon

YES! I’m invited to the ONE Show on Friday evening and on Sunday just before the run (at 9.24am) there will be a BBC live interview with Jonathan Edwards. How cool is that? I am overwhelmed with donations of people already – imagine the media appearence brings in a few extra donations… that would be [...]

Media is approaching more and more

Quite fascinating and very good for prostate cancer awareness. Here is a list of what happened so far and what will most likely happen. German Radio interview in January www.radioerft.de. A lot of “uuhhmmms” and “aahhmms” – I have to admit I was quite nervous. Just press the play buttons to listen to the two [...]

Rubik’s Cube shaped Birthday cake

Look what they baked for me at the office AMAZING!!!!! Thank you so much, guys!

Julie Burong to the rescue!

Julie Burong, an english mum living in Australia, is going to support me in the Rubik’s Run. She was the first one who promised to help straight away. She raises money for Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation because her son Luke suffers from Diabetes Type 1. Please visit her website and donate to her charity: http://nomoreneedles.com.au/ [...]

First run fully equipped – and dressed

I just came back from a 21 K run fully equipped and dressed. The reaction of the people was amazing! Clapping, waving, honking, chatting with other runners, showing a few baffled children how to solve the cube and being high-fived by randomly bypassing pedestrians. I couldn’t believe how much people liked it. I didn’t even [...]

After 1000 KM we cracked £1000 !!!

I can’t believe it – £1000 was donated already. Thank you all so so much! It is really unbelievable how generous everyone is. Please keep it up and help me getting to £3000,- As an incentive: the 5 highest donations will get an original Rubik’s-Run-Cube THANK YOU!!!

1000 Km of running recorded with RunKeeper

Today I reached the 1000 mark of recorded Km with the RunKeeper App on my mobile. A big thanks to the developers of this piece of software – it helped me a lot staying motivated and it is just satisfying seeing all the results displayed in such nice graphs. Check it out: http://runkeeper.com/user/UliKilian/ Click on [...]

University of Surrey’s diagnostic urine test: a real breakthrough

Scientists at the University of Surrey, UK, have made a major breakthrough in the early diagnosis of prostate cancer. They have developed a new way of more reliably detecting the cancer by testing a small urine sample from men, allowing faster testing that could save lives and offer the potential for huge cost savings. Click [...]

Rubik’s Run Article in the Streatham Guardian

Wow – they are quick! Interview at 2pm and 20 minutes later online: ‘Rubik Runner’ will attempt 100 cubes during London Marathon A 3D animator is due to attempt to solve 100 Rubik’s cubes while running a marathon to raise thousands of pounds for charity and set a new Guinness World Record. Uli Kilian, 34, [...]

I’ve got them: 100 Rubik’s Cubes!!!

One picture says it all I’ve also got a little rubik’s cube tutu thingy. I’ll definitely wear that during the run A big THANK YOU to Seven Towns LTD who are providing the cubes!

Drug may slow growth of early prostate cancer

A new study suggests a way to help men with early, low-risk prostate cancer avoid being overtreated for a disease that in most cases will never threaten their lives. It found that a drug can slow the growth of these tumors in men who opt to be monitored instead of having treatment right away. Read [...]