Great Britain 28 July: Ipswich
The Grand Finale
The team of runners each have their national flag for the final ceremony (Medhavati with the Mongolian flag)
On this special occasion the Peace Run team are offering the town of Ipswich a sculpture - a Monument of Peace
To accept the sculpture, which will be a permanent feature of Chantry Park, is the guest of honour, the Mayor of Ipswich
Receiving the Torch Bearer award is Cliff Reed who has worked tirelessly in Ipswich towards inter faith harmony.
Sanjaya Spettigue (far right) who organised the event and is a beloved citizen of Ipswich stands with the Mayor and Cliff Reed to celebrate the unveiling of the sculpture
Ashrita Furman, the Guiness Record Holder of the most Guiness Records, thanks the Mayor for creating this place where people can come and contemplate Peace
Special guest, Adriano Passini (right) of Brazil, who had just the day before swum the English Channel attends the ceremony with his good friend and Channel swim helper, Ashirvad.
Former Channel swimmers stand with the Mayor and hold the torch. From left: Rob Sarah (England), Karteek Clarke (Scotland), the Mayor, Adriano (Brazil) and Vasanti (Germany)
The artist, Kaivalya Torpy, displays an article in the Scotsman by Professor of Poetry at the University of Aberdeen, Janaka Alan Spence. The article features another of his Peace sculpture's that made international headlines during the floods in Prague.