mindful running for a worthy cause
|Posted by hulriksen on May 8, 2014 at 11:40 PM||comments (1590)|
All set to run 1000km
Thanks to sponsors
thanks to family
thanks to support team
the run starts with the first step
|Posted by hulriksen on March 1, 2013 at 8:40 AM||comments (0)|
So i was out running this morning and doing my usual mixture of running and boot campo style drills, it was a really lovely morning the feeling of spring is in the air finally - the wiinter grey of Amsterdam has its moments!!. the birds were singing and the dogs barking I was really absorbed with the great array of noises and new smells in the air, it seems really enriching to let your senses pick up as much as you can while you are doing a wonderfully simple sport like running. as my mind wo...Read Full Post »
|Posted by hulriksen on February 12, 2013 at 9:25 AM||comments (0)|
Well we are well into the new year and I have found myself stayiing in Europe after a short stint skiing and taking a break in Morocco and souther spain. I am now in Amsterdam, yes the flatest place in the world!!! but Im convinced that the reason Im here (apart from the lovely lady that I moved here for !!) is to improve my running and participate in some of the most amazing runs that have been established in europe for decades.
Ultra running is something so new to most people and yet ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by hulriksen on December 5, 2012 at 1:10 PM||comments (20)|
After a tough, wet, cold and often dark and difficult journey filled with moments of fantastic views wonderful people and amazing moments. The 1000km is complete and the recovery is well underway.
Unfortunately the road was lonely with not many runners joining the 44mile a day run and with limited publicity it was difficult to get the word out and obtain more donations for the Child Cancer Charities. However on the upside the challenge of doing the distance under my own steam and with n...Read Full Post »
|Posted by hulriksen on November 14, 2012 at 1:40 PM||comments (0)|
GARMIN UK today confirmed support of the run with product. Stay tuned on twitter for updates and a full report at the end of the run.
|Posted by hulriksen on November 10, 2012 at 7:10 AM||comments (0)|
High 5 Sports Nutrition offers there support for the run, to provide much needed sports nutrition to assist the runners challenge.
|Posted by hulriksen on November 10, 2012 at 7:05 AM||comments (15)|
Comressport UK has come on board with support for the 1000k run. providing compression apparel for run & recovery. Thank you for the support.
|Posted by hulriksen on November 10, 2012 at 7:05 AM||comments (0)|
PUMA UK has confirmed their support of the effort to run 1000km solo by providing shoes and apparel for the run. Thank you for the support.
|Posted by hulriksen on November 10, 2012 at 7:00 AM||comments (492)|
For immediate release
1000km run in 14 days for charity runner in memory of his wife and father
In 2008 Australian born Harald Ulriksen’s life changed forever. His beautiful wife, Brony, lost her six-year battle against breast cancer and his father died of lung cancer. Weighing in at over 120k Harald wasn’t a natural athlete, but chose to walk 2400km solo from Adelaide to Brisbane to ease his grief. That was the beginning of Ha...Read Full Post »
|Posted by hulriksen on October 18, 2012 at 10:50 PM||comments (30)|
April 3rd 2012 an Australian widower Harald Ulriksen honored the 4 year anniversary of his wife passing after a 6 year battle with breast cancer and set off on a 65 day expedition. To run the length of most of Chile, covering more than 3700km on foot, running an ultra marathon a day averaging 55km per day, with no rest days.
Running through one of the worlds harshest deserts, "the Atacama" and enduring relentless wind rain and cold of the south. All in an effort to r...Read Full Post »