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 [...]
Posted by ulikilian on April 18, 2011
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 [...]
Posted by ulikilian on April 13, 2011
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 [...]
Posted by ulikilian on April 2, 2011
Look what they baked for me at the office AMAZING!!!!! Thank you so much, guys!
Posted by ulikilian on March 31, 2011
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/ [...]
Posted by ulikilian on March 23, 2011
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 [...]
Posted by ulikilian on March 21, 2011
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!!!
Posted by ulikilian on March 12, 2011
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 [...]
Posted by ulikilian on March 6, 2011
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 [...]
Posted by ulikilian on March 4, 2011
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, [...]
Posted by ulikilian on March 1, 2011
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!
Posted by ulikilian on February 25, 2011
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 [...]
Posted by ulikilian on February 16, 2011