• 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

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    New York

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    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

USA 26 April: Bethesda, NC - Winston-Salem, NC

Our women's team ran the middle section of today's route, from just west of Carrboro to just past Burlington. The road was pretty undulating in places, with strong headwinds trying to push us back down the slopes, but we prevailed and were rewarded by some beautiful scenery and a happy spontaneous meeting at the Creative Child Care centre just ourside Graham.

We just happened to stop our support car there to change runners, and director Evelyn Graves and the children were excited to see us, so we stopped to pass the torch to them.

Further down the road we met up with one of the other teams at the Brookside Montessori school.

The elementary level students asked sensible and numerous questions about the run and proceeded to read out their poems on Harmony.


Also being helpful



Our planet


Young helping the old”


“Good Harmony, pleasant harmony

Helping harmony, doing harmony

In harmony, out harmony

Harmony, harmony, harmony”


The principal, Marjorie, had so kindly arranged for our visit. We were so inspired by the sweet of the children. It was evident that Marjorie and staff were doing an excellent job with these little Peace Ambassadors.

The whole group reflected on the inner message of the Run and then joined Joshua, a senior student, for a dash in the school yard. The members of our international team would like to say “thanks y’all!” for the beautiful visit.

It is always so inspiring to see people's reaction to the torch.

We love when people take time out of their busy day to find out what we are about and to cheer us on. Tina even did a u-turn to come back and say hello and make a wish for peace and harmony in the world.

This is what fuels us for our miles!

Staff at the Salem Tavern came out in their period costumes to hold the torch.

Having done all our running in the morning, we had time at our final destination, Winston-Salem, to take a look around scenic and historic Old Salem.

Our deepest gratitude for a wonderful night's stay at the Sundance Plaza Hotel & Spa. This is the second run in a row that they have so nicely hosted us!

– Kokila and Gabriel

Distance: 93 miles

Team Members:
Arpan DeAngelo (New York), Atulya Lee Berube (San Diego), Yuyudhan Hoppe (Minnesota), Gabriel (Canada), Mark Collison (England), Kshetragna (Russia), Surya (Russia), Drsalu (Austria), Vladimir (Moldova), Kokila Chamberlin (Wales), Prakhara Harter (Washington, DC)

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