Austria 17 June: Niederöblarn - Haus

lovely villages in the mountains

A misty morning in Austria's mountains...

...we approached Niederöblarn, one of many lovely small villages in the mountain region...

...primary school...

Children of the primary school Niederöblarn awaited us.

A small school, but big hearts and smiles!

Thank you Niederöblarn for the fun!

The children enjoyed to run through their village...

Our next meeting: primary school Öblarn.

...we met the children on the field behind the school...

...the kids were excellent in guessing our nationalities...

...a big circle and the torch went around...

Thank you Öblarn for the nice meeting!

A group of kids joined us further than the usual symbolic Run. they carried the torch through the whole village...

...excellent runners...

Thanks for running with us!

Stein an der Enns welcomes the Peace Run!

...the traditional way...

...big smiles for a welcome...

...we organised a short relay run with the children...

Thank you Stein an der Enns for the enthusiasm!

...riding into sunset...

...our last meeting of the day: Haus im Ennstal.

Haus near Schladming is a famous skiing resort in Austria. The kids were all into sports!

Thank you Haus for the great welcome! We enjoyed our Run through the "Ennstal" - the valley of the river Enns. A big hand to all the nice people we met!