• 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

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    Make a Wish for Peace
    Schools And Kids

  • Sri Chinmoy: World Harmony Run Founder

    World Harmony Run Founder
    Sri Chinmoy

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    World Harmony Run Spokesman
    Carl Lewis

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    Great Britain

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    15,000 kms, 100 days
    Around Australia

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    14 Days, 1500km
    Around Ireland

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    New Zealand

  • Arjang, Norway


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    Czech Republic

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  • Lake Biwa, Japan

    Lake Biwa

  • Kapsait, Ethiopia


  • Pangkor Island, Malaysia

    Pangkor Island

  • Bali, Indonesia


  • The All Blacks, New Zealand

    The All Blacks
    New Zealand

Romania 23 July: Buzau - Bucharest

This morning our team got smaller, as four runners from Austria and Germany had to go back home. They left early in the morning, to catch their flights from Bucharest - we hope you guys had a nice time on the Run. Don't forget to keep your promises and come back next year :).

Shopping in the morning...

A meeting was scheduled with the mayor of Urziceni, at 11.30 in the morning. It is the second time that the World Harmony Run has visited this city.

After thanking the mayor for receiving us, I handed him the torch. He was very nice and spoke kind words of appreciation.

Some children were there as well. I tried to make them smile but no chance. Still very cute...

Doggie, doggie, doggie...

A group of peacocks was walking around just behind the city hall. These are very beautiful creatures. Did you know that they can actually fly? The one I saw still needs a few lessons, but he made it up the tree anyway...

Tatjana from Slovakia.

The weather was ok today. Not too hot. not too cold. It was raining from time to time and that's the reason why there are no good running pictures from today. But I'd like to take this opportunity to introduce some of our team members...

Jarek from Czech Republic... oh no, sorry... he is from Poland :-).

It's Jarek's last day on the Run today. Tomorrow morning he will be going back to Poland. THANK YOU for being with us and making this team so joyful and happy...

Always smiling, always happy... Adrian from Romania.

Matthias from Germany.

Oooohhhh! A camera :). Maria-Luiza from Bucharest

Lenka from Slovakia is trying to hide. No chance against my Nikon D300...

Relaxed Rodika...

Gigi the great...

"That guy with his camera again..." - Radka from Czech Republic.

Runner with a Romania 'tattoo'...

We finally arrived in Bucharest, the capital of Romania. A group of young athletes was with us on the 5 km city run to the town hall.

To avoid creating too much of a traffic jam, the police led us along the tram rails. Pretty narrow for the vans - no problem for the drivers though...

The mayor took time out of his busy schedule to personally greet us in the foyer of the town hall.

He also signed honour diplomas for all the runners.

Snacks and refreshments for all the runners.

Another group shot.

Afterwards, we went for dinner and then back to our accommodation. This was our last full running day here. Tomorrow, we are headed to the border - already!...

– Martin Leitner

Distance: 107 km

Team Members:
Martin Leitner (Austria), Matthias Eckerle (Germany), Daniel Schenke (Germany), Jarek Werner (Poland), Radka Metelkova (Czech Republic), Vera Balonishnikova (Russia), Emese Gero (Hungary), Judit Toth (Hungary), Marek Heelcl (Czech Republic), Lenka Chobodicka (Slovakia), Tatjana Chochlikova (Slovakia)

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