• 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

Czech Republic 6 October: Prague

We are very grateful to the Corinthia Towers Hotel for providing us with a luxurious sleeping place during all our stay in Prague.This hotel, located at a very special place of the city, offers not "only" unique breathtaking views of beautiful Prague, but also exceptional quality of all services. We can truly recommend this accommodation to any visitor.

Thank you so much, indeed!


The World Harmony Run, finished its 49 nation 24,000 km European journey in Prague today. Nine-time Olympic champion Carl Lewis and deputy Mayor of Prague Markéta Reedová ran together with the World Harmony Run team for the final kilometers. They carried the World Harmony torch over the Charles Bridge and to Old Town Square.

“The World Harmony Run, founded in 1987 by Sri Chinmoy, who was the most peaceful person I knew, has inspired millions in Europe and all over the planet to take a step for harmony and a better world,” Carl Lewis said at receptions for the team at the House of Parliament, the Senate and the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports.

The delegation of runners headed by Carl Lewis, the World Harmony Run spokesperson, started this morning from Prague Castle at 10 AM to run to the House of Parliament, where they were received by members of Parliament headed by Anna Čurdová.

In the Senate, the torch was received by the deputy chairman Jiří Liška. He symbolically ran with Lewis and the team in the Valdstejnska Garden.

After another reception, this time at the Ministry of Education, the torch was accepted by the deputy minister Jan Kocourek who then headed with the runners to Mostecka Tower. There he passed the torch to the Prague deputy Mayor Markéta Reedová.

Mrs Reedová, Carl Lewis and runners from all 49 European countries then ran over the Charles Bridge and arrived just after 1 PM to the stage at the Old Town Square.

Deputy Mayor Markéta Reedová spoke to the international runners and then together with the sport legend Carl Lewis and the Executive Director of the run Salil Wilson lit the beacon of harmony.

The World Harmony torch that travelled through all the 49 European countries was then passed between ambassadors, mayors and other guests.

The ceremony culmination was a song, composed by World Harmony Run founder Sri Chinmoy, performed by the renowned violin player Pavel Šporcl, Patron of the Run in Czech Republic, the children’s philharmonic orchestra from Liberec and children’s chorus Slavíčci (Nightingales) from Prague.

Carl Lewis, Dana Zatopek (Olympic Gold Medalist and wife of Olympic legend Emil Zatopeck), renowned violin player Pavel Šporcl, Patron of the Run in Czech Republic pose for a photo with children’s chorus Slavíčci (Nightingales) from Prague.

The European leg of the World Harmony Run, started in Rome on March 27th, 2008. In Europe the international team of runners carried the torch for 24.000 kilometers through all 49 European countries. This year the Run visited more than 100 countries in Europe, Africa, Asia, North and South America, Australia and New Zealand and counted about 1 million participants.

– Salil Wilson

Distance: 5 km

Team Members:
Roos de Waart (Netherlands), Dipavajan Renner (Austria), Balavan Thomas (UK), Vladimir Salnicov (Moldova), Marjan Jauk (Slovenia), Aladdin Teherani (Iran), Prafulla Nocker (Switzerland), Salil Wilson (Australia), Israel Cordeiro da Silva (Brasil), Mark Collinson (UK), Anita Borics (Hungary), Klaus Schulze (Germany), Vasanti Niemz (Germany), Bogdan Copil (Romania), Ondrej Vesely (Czech Republic), Devashishu Torpy (England), Jarek Werner (Poland)

You can send a message to the runners or read the messages.

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