• 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

1987 to 2010 - Torch Relay for Peace and Harmony


Torch Relay for Peace and Harmony

“There shall come a time when his world of ours will be flooded  with peace. Who is going to bring about this radical change?

It will be you, you and your brothers and sisters. You and your oneness-heart will spread peace throughout the length and breadth of the world.”

Sri Chinmoy,   Founder of the World Harmony Run

"Torch Relay for Peace and Harmony" was published in book format in 2010. It includes highlights and some details 1987 to 2010 covering the "Oneness Home Peace" and "World Harmony" Runs. 2012 is the  25th anniversary. Book format copies are avaialble from: World Harmony Run Global Headquarters, 150-35 86th Avenue, Jamaica, New York City, USA 11432.

 Table of Contents:

Preface, Intro, Special Moments

How the run began, Note from the Executive Director, 1987 to 2010 special moments in the history of the run around the world.

Founder, Organisation and Team

World Harmony Run: the people behind this amazing event. Founder, Sri Chinmoy, the volunteer organization and incredible team from all walks of life - including you!

Harmony Run: North and South Americas

North America; The Caribbean; Central America; South America

Friendship and Americas

Friendship is harmony. Mutual harmony removes all dark conflicts. Each individual has opinions of his own, but when friendship becomes the connecting link between two persons, all conflicts are removed and they become one. - Sri Chinmoy

Joy, Oneness + more Americas...

"Progress is measured By the inner peace." -- "The purpose of human life is the quest for unity, and not a sense of separativity."- Sri Chinmoy

Harmony Run: Europe

European run including: Andorra, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, England, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Greenland, (and many more...)

Goodwill, Harmony & Europe

“The World Harmony Run carries this dream: through running we can unite people throughout the whole world. And I invite you all to join − wherever you are and whoever you are: President, Mayor, athlete, teacher and most of all children...

Harmony Run: Oceania

Oceania including: Antarctica, Australia, Cook Islands, East Timor, Fiji, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Tonga.

Love and more in Oceania

"Love the world with your heart’s dreams. Serve the world with your life's promises." - Sri Chinmoy. And more of the Harmony Run in Oceania..

Harmony Run: Africa

Africa including: Benin, Botswana, Cameroon, Egypt, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Mali, Morocco, Mozambique, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zimbabwe and more..

Peace, Hope + more Africa

Peace, Hope and more in Africa...Peace means the presence of harmony, love, satisfaction and oneness... Every day must come to you as a new hope, a new promise, a new aspiration, a new energy, a new thrill and a new delight. - Sri Chinmoy

Harmony Run: Asia

Asia Including: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, China, East Timor, Georgia, India, Indonesia, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Palestine, Philippines (and more...)

World Harmnoy Run Theme Song

The World-Harmony-Run theme song was composed by Sri Chinmoy, founder of the World Harmony Run, on April 15 2005. Since then it has been sung in more than 100 countries with countless arrangements.

Countries and Territories Participating Since 1987

Countries and territories participating in the runs since 1987 (more than 150 as of 2010 and growing.....)

Support 2010 Year and Thank You

We are honoured to support the International Year for the Rapprochement of Cultures as designated by the United Nations and UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization). We thank many individuals, cities and organisations ...

Sources and Contacts

Sources for quotes on Friendship, Joy, Oneness, Harmony, Love, Peace and Hope..More Information: Global Headquarters www.worldharmonyrun.org. and Copyright, photographers, graphic design and printing for book..with the back cover.....