This was an outstanding experience! Exercising for a great cause is the BOMB! Over 100 people from The Philippines, Uganda and the USA participated. Just over $10,000 was raised. 157+ children and families in Uganda, Kenya, Cameroon and Nigeria in Sub-Saharan Africa benefitted. Truly awesome.


The Everett and Austin Project (TEAAPI) recently held Hike For Duchenne VI. Hike for Duchenne is a movement for a cause encouraging everyone to walk, hike or run a certain number of miles for the kids in Uganda suffering from Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy and other rare diseases.

Hike for Duchenne VI in this case was for 300 miles to be walked, hiked or run “300 Mile Autumn – Hike for Duchenne VI” was held last Autumn, from September 22 through December 21, 2020. 

People participated in many places from around the world places of the world. We had people participating in The Philippines, Uganda and the USA. In the USA we had people participating in New York and Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia.

We have been overwhelmed by all the love we felt from everyone.  We had about 20 people participating in the Philippines, 30 people participating in Uganda, 15 people participating in MD, WV and VA, and 30 people participating in NY. Just over 100 people total!!!

That so many participants, from many different parts of the world so willingly walked, hiked and ran for the cause was truly uplifting and inspiring.

From everyone at TEAAPI and all of our children suffering from Duchenne and other rare diseases – THANK YOU!!!

Pictures and Video


Links to More Pictures and Videos

Hike for Duchenne VI YouTube Playlist


By Tim Gillen

I'm a born-again christian, sold out to serving the needs of the less fortunate and in Sub-Saharan Africa. I founded The Everett and Austin Project in October 2018 to honor my 2 boys posthumously by helping people living in poverty going thru Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy and other rare diseases. My sons each died of Duchenne, Austin in 2012 at age 16 and Everett in 2017 at age 22.

2 thoughts on “Review of 300 Mile Autumn – Hike for Duchenne VI”
  1. Great hikes it was an awesome experience.
    It’s a call unto many out there to join in the cause.

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