Austria 1 June: Schladming - Obertraun

we reached the "Salzkammergut"

We started our day in the famous skiing resort of Schladming...

...we arrived in the primary school in Schladming...

...a colorful welcome...

...a run around the school...

Thank you Schladming for the fun and the outstanding hospitality!

..some of the kids carried the torch further on...

...an unusual encounter...

...we reached "Haus im Ennstal". The primary school was ready!

...a great run...

...it was hard to stop the kids...

Thank you Haus for the warm welcome!

...a group of kids joined us further through the community...

...Pruggern was next: the children from the primary school lined up for the torch...

Thank you Pruggern for the friendship!

...time for autographs...

...we arrived in Stein an der Enns. The kids from the primary school awaited us eagerly...

Thank you Stein for the nice welcome!

...our last primary school of the day: we arrived in Öblarn...

...some of the kids remembered the Peace Run from our last visit two years ago...

Thank you Öblarn for the heartfelt meeting!

Surasa found new friends on her long stretch...

..."Kulm", the famous ski jump in Bad Mitterndorf. The ski jumpers fly nearly 240 meters there...

...a very scenic run along the Salza - river. Surasa did it all herself...

...we approached Bad Aussee, right in the geographic center of Austria...

...the mayor of Bad Aussee and local runners welcomed us...

...kind words by the mayor...

...a phantastic running route along the river Traun...

...we followed an old rail way track...

...it is good to bring a torch for the dark tunnel...

...as the day came to an end, the mist was rising from the river.

...we arrived in the Austrian Sports Resorts, the "BSFZ Obertraun". Our special thanks to the runners from Bad Aussee for the great run!

...we met a large group of students who attended a sport-week at the BSFZ...

...we passed the torch to the BSFZ Obertraun...

...and also to the mayor of Obertraun received the torch...

...it was time for group pictures with the students...

Thank you BSFZ Obertraun for all the hospitality!

Thank you all for the inspiring Peace Run day!