HAE International extends a very warm thank you to each and everyone who took part in the HAE Global Walk from 1 April to 31 May 2019 – once more proving that this is a truly worldwide HAE event.
“First launched in 2016 the HAE Global Walk registered more than 12,000,000 steps. In 2017 the number grew to more than 21,000,000. In 2018 we rose to over 54,000,000 steps. And for 2019 we have registered nothing less than a massive increase to 90,189,232 steps”, says HAE International Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer Henrik Balle Boysen.
For those interested in the national scores, here you have the first 10 countries walked for:
- North Macedonia (14,000,000+)
- Denmark (13,000,000+)
- Spain (8,000,000+)
- Canada (7,000,000)
- Serbia (6,000,000+)
- USA (6,000,000+)
- United Kingdom (5,000,000+)
- Brazil (5,000,000+)
- Germany (4,000,000+)
- Argentina (3,000,000+)
– followed by Austria, Australia, Netherlands, and Australia (all 2,000,000+) and then Peru, Slovakia, Sweden, Croatia, Mexico, Jordan, Montenegro, Norway, Venezuela, Switzerland, and Belgium.
Furthermore, one or more entries have been made for Bulgaria, China, Colombia, Egypt, France, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Kenya, New Zealand, Poland, Russian Federation, Turkey, and the United Arab Emirates.
“We will be back with the 2020 version of the HAE Global Walk in the months leading up to the 2020 HAE Global Conference in Frankfurt, Germany. And once again our motto will be: Every step counts”, says Henrik Balle Boysen.