• 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

Austria 8 June: Bratislava - Vienna

Early in the morning, we went to our final school event in Slovakia. As it was the last day on the Run for some of us, we especially enjoyed all the excellent performances.

As we crossed the border from Slovakia to Austria we met our team reinforcements, so we were a large group as we started towards Vienna.

Most of our route took us along the river Danube, by green fields and refreshing forests.

In Hainburg we had our first meeting; the mayor and kids were waiting for us and gave us a great welcome.

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Our next stop was Bad Deutsch-Altenburg. The mayor and lots of kids awaited us and we spent some quality time with them; running with the torch is usually a highlight for the kids.

The children prepared drawings for us and gave each runner one.

As we left, they all lined up along the road and gave us big cheers and "high-fives"!

The whole countryside is full of old Roman settlements and ruins and our next meeting happened to be at an old Roman gate, the "Heidentor" in Petronell Carnuntum.

The representatives dressed up in old Roman style. Quite fancy! They even ran a few metres with us...

Fischamend was the last stop before Vienna. The mayor received us at the sports field and offered refreshments.

In Vienna, we were invited to the Stefansdom. The dome-priest received us and gave us a guided tour through Vienna's most famous landmark.

An entertaining run through the inner district of Vienna brought us to the Austrian Parliament, where we met with the Military Attache of Hungary.

We also met an old friend of our World Harmony Run Team, Sepp Resnik. He has already been around the world three times on his bike and is about to launch another project: 100,000 km. by bike in one year!

A guided tour in the parliament followed.

For many of us a highlight of this busy day was the next event: we visited the most famous children's choir in the world, the "Wiener Sängerknaben".

Most of the boys are on tour, but the Musical Director and a small delegation received us. A special honour was given to us: we could sing a song together with the boys! This was great joy indeed!

Afterwards, we were given a guided tour through the famous school. In the music class, some of us felt we were back in our school days!

Late that night, some of us met with a very special artist: Herman van Veen. He is a clown, poet and entertainer and currently performs in a theatre in Vienna. He is very dynamic and especially likes to work with children!

Distance: 60km

Team Members:
Dipavajan Renner (Austria), Pedja Trkulja (Serbia), Rosta Vagner (Czech Republic), Pierre Lantuas Montouga (France), Valentin Bebik and Nataliya Lehonkova (Ukraine), Anita Borics (Hungary), Marlin Bernhart (Germany), Maria Latinova (Bulgaria), Jarek Werner (Poland), Svetlana Gorshkova (Russia), Luke Armstrong (New Zealand), Tatjana Jauk (Slovenia)

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