Cook Islands 18 September: Muri - Turangi

Running through paradise

Young runners from Apii Te Uki Ou meet the Team for a run with the torch to their school.

The Team is joined by a local runner inspired while out for her morning run.

The barefoot runners of Apii Te Uki Ou.

Student runners, local runners and the Team arrive at Apii Te Uki Ou.

The school welcomes the Peace Run.

Peace.

Students respond to the Peace Torch and offer their wishes for peace.

School photo.

Students and Headmaster, Mark Harris, spend time with the Peace Run Team.

With the afternoon programme unavoidably postponed, there is nothing better for the Team to do than . . . enjoy an ice cream!