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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 [...]

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/ [...]

István Kocza – Rubik’s Cube Champion writes about the Rubiks Run

…unfortunately in hungarian: http://www.hunrun.com/london-marathon-rubik-kockaval István Kocza has an amazing brain. He is one of the top ten fastest people in the world who solves a 5x5x5 Cube blindfolded (the normal cube has 3x3x3 sides). That is truely unbelievable. He also holds various other records e.g the world record to solve a standard rubik’s cube with [...]

New Rubik’s Cube Personal Best

I just improved my average Rubik’s Cube times (10 out of 12) more than 3 Seconds: from 38 to 35 Seconds – I’m quite pleased Have a look at the updated stats. Speedcubers will yawn right now where as runners might be impressed. And I ran a half marathon yesterday – now runners yawn… and [...]

Virgin London Marathon Committee not very supportive

I was quite disappointed when I called the London Marathon Committee last Friday. I admit that Friday afternoon might not be the best time to get motivated people on the phone – but a bit of support would have been nice. Two attempts, two different people, not a single answer. I was asking simple questions [...]

Why Running AND Cubing the same time?

Many people ask me the question: Why Running AND Cubing the same time? Well, here in the UK a lot of people run for charity – and that is great! But in order to really catch people’s attention one has to come up with new or interesting or crazy things these days. I simply want [...]

Minimum amount of cubes required for official Guinness World Record

After weeks of trying to get in touch with Guinness World Records they finally replied: “Your attempt would actually be the first at this record and, as such, there is no previous record to beat. However, our research team concluded that 50 would be the required minimum acceptable for any first attempt. Thus, the solving [...]

(Old Video) The Rubik’s Run explained in 2 Minutes

rubiksrun.com is live!

Yes! I’m going to run the London Marathon while solving as many Rubik’s cubes as possible! Guys, just post whatever you think. I’m grateful for any hints regarding running, cubing, and fundraising. And of course any feedback about this page. Did you understand what it is about, why I’m doing it, and so on. Did [...]