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40,075 km Ultra-Run through North America, Oceania, Asia and Europe

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On September 30, 2022, I started running the circumference of the Earth, 40,075 kilometres, nearly 25 000 miles. For 40 months, I will run across four continents and 22 countries, conducting hundreds of events at universities, colleges, businesses and government institutions, promoting my book, and participating in research led by leading UK sports scientists.


I volunteer in over 100 events to build trauma-informed communities and help people heal their childhood traumas through mindful movement. I'm fundraising for UNICEF, supporting child protection and education in Ukraine, Venezuela, Yemen, the Philippines and many other countries where UNICEF operates.

Distance ran: 1,076 km (669 miles)

Distance to go: 38,999 km (24,238 miles)

Time spent running: 127 hours


Updated at the end of each week. Last update: Sunday, 20th November 2022


The map below is indicative only. For the correct running route, check out my Strava.


The challenge is divided into four stages:

STAGE 1: North America Ultra-Run

9,000 km from the East to the West Coast of the United States. I will run U-shape starting from New York, across the coast of the Atlantic Ocean, the border of Mexico and the Pacific Ocean coast. Finishing in Portland.

STAGE 3: Asia Ultra-Run

11,000 km from Hong Kong to Bali in Indonesia. I will run through the Pacific Ocean coast in China, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, and Malaysia. Then the Indian Ocean coast of three Indonesian islands: Sumatra, Java and Bali.

STAGE 2: Oceania Ultra-Run

7,000 km through New Zealand and Australia. I will run from the Northland of New Zealand across the Tasman Sea coast to Toetos Bay on the South Island. Then from Melbourne, New South Wales, Australia, across the Tasmanian and Coral Sea coasts, the Gulf of Carpentaria, and ending on the Timor Sea coast in Darwin.

STAGE 4: Europe Ultra-Run.

13,000 km from Athens in Greece to London in the United Kingdom. I will run across the coast of the Mediterranean Sea, passing along the way Greece, Albania, Montenegro, Croatia, Slovenia, Italy, Monaco, France, Spain, Gibraltar, Portugal and part of England.

I’m on a mission to reach a billion people with my message and build MindfulNner Community.

GOAL

  • Create an authentic, valuable community with the centre of gravity around a deeply-held, clearly-expressed core purpose.
  • Involve active and passionate members to attract more participants, and with enough people contributing, grow the community big enough to achieve its core purpose.

VISION

To reach a billion people worldwide, build trauma-informed communities and empower each person with skills and techniques that will help heal their past traumatic experiences through Mindful Movement.

MISSION

We work collectively to:

  • Improve our mental health and well-being.
  • Learn and support each other in our unique journeys.
  • Heal our past traumatic experiences.
  • Break the trauma cycle and create a better future for our children.
  • Support those experiencing traumas.

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Community

CORE VALUES

We believe that each of us should have the same chance to build a life we are proud to live, regardless of our past experiences.


Collectively and individually

  • We Consciously Embrace Change and challenges with acceptance, curiosity, courage, energy, enthusiasm and passion.
  • We Strive To Be Our True Selves, original, expressive and committed to working together unconventionally, drawing inspiration from established methods, and taking care of ourselves and the space we share.
  • We Foster Growth and create a positive, diverse environment that promotes conscious choices and continuous learning while having fun doing it.
  • We Pursue Excellence and strive to empower and serve others by living our mission, respecting each other, and treating others with empathy and compassion.
  • We Act With Integrity and are committed to being honest, authentic, transparent, accountable, trustworthy, respectful and inclusive.
  • We Care For Those In Need and give back to the community by empowering people today to build a better tomorrow for the next generation.