Founder - Sri Chinmoy
The World Harmony Run was founded in 1987 by Sri Chinmoy to give dynamic expression to humanity's deep need for world harmony and oneness. During his lifetime, Sri Chinmoy was internationally recognised for his numerous initiatives that have united people from many cultures and walks of life to work for a more fulfilling world. He was always a strong advocate for the role of sports as a powerful instrument for promoting global harmony. As an athlete, philosopher, artist and poet, Sri Chinmoy dedicated his life to advancing the ideals of world harmony and oneness.