• World Harmony Run

    World's Largest Torch Relay
    World Harmony Run

  • 1,000,000 Participants

    Across 6 Continents
    1,000,000 Participants

  • Dreaming of a more harmonious world

    100 countries
    Dreaming of Harmony

  • Schools And Kids

    Make a Wish for Peace
    Schools And Kids

  • Sri Chinmoy: World Harmony Run Founder

    World Harmony Run Founder
    Sri Chinmoy

  • Carl Lewis: World Harmony Run Spokesman

    World Harmony Run Spokesman
    Carl Lewis

  • New York, USA

    New York

  • London, Great Britain

    Great Britain

  • Shakhovskaya, Russia


  • Around Australia

    15,000 kms, 100 days
    Around Australia

  • Around Ireland

    14 Days, 1500km
    Around Ireland

  • Wanaka, New Zealand

    New Zealand

  • Arjang, Norway


  • Rekjavik, Iceland


  • Beijing, China


  • Prague, Czech Republic

    Czech Republic

  • Belgrade, Serbia


  • Lake Biwa, Japan

    Lake Biwa

  • Kapsait, Ethiopia


  • Pangkor Island, Malaysia

    Pangkor Island

  • Bali, Indonesia


  • The All Blacks, New Zealand

    The All Blacks
    New Zealand

Parliament Hill

World Harmony Run relays onto Parliament Hill June 2, 2005.

Champion athletes and school children escort the torch on its final steps to the Parliament Hill ceremony

Torch bearers Olympic Medalist Sue Holloway and renowned Explorer Geoff Green along with the World Harmony relay team were ushered into the ceremony through a symbolic "Guard of Honour" by colourfully dressed flag- bearers representing more than 30 countries.

Canadian Minister of Sport Hon. Stephen Owen receives the torch from Olympian Sue Holloway. In his speech Stephen Owen described how sport brought peace to warring states through the creation of the Olympic Games.

Speaker of the House of Commons Hon. Peter Milliken said in his speech to the World Harmony Runners and special guests, "…This special international event deserves to be applauded and supported and I am very glad to have been invited to share in this very special occasion with you."

Asst. Deputy Speaker of the House of Commons Hon. Jean Augustine said, "… the fact that this run is taking place, the fact that we are focusing on the word ‘harmony’ … has to be commended…" She expressed her deep respect for the founder of the World Harmony Run, "…Sri Chinmoy is missed here today and we wish him the very best…"

Parliamentary Secretary to Prime Minister, Hon Paul Devillers celebrates the World Harmony Run

Former Senator of Canada and Order of Canada Recipient Hon. Laurier Lapierre entertains the crowd of school children at the Parliament Hill Ceremony

Jean Augustine, Peter Milliken, Stephen Owen listening attentively

Ambassadors hold torch together. In attendance at the Parliament Hill Ceremony were Ambassadors from: Angola, Azerbaijan, Bolivia, Chile, Ethiopia, Iceland, Kenya, Rwanda, Sudan and Thailand, and the High Commissioner for South Africa.

Town Crier reads the World Harmony Run Day Proclamation for the Nation's Capital June 2, 2005

Torch burning strong as Olympian Sue Holloway and Explorer Geoff Green hear speeches and tributes to the ideals of the World Harmony Run

31 Cultural representatives present their national flags, national dress and share the word "harmony" in their native language

31 Cultural representatives present their national flags, national dress and share the word "harmony" in their native language

Crowd shot

School Children Perform


Children in crowd

Cultural Groups and Organizers offer greetings

Cultural Groups and Organizers offer greetings

Torch silently burns

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