Netherlands 9 May: Den Haag - Winterswijk
The Running Politician
At 10 a.m. today we met with Michiel van Nispen, Dutch parliamentarian for the socialist party. We also met him last year, when he ran with us and invited some of his colleagues from other political parties to join. Michiel is a true supporter of the Peace Run.
He made a glowing speech, highlighting the importance of initiatives like the Peace Run that promote the importance of world-peace and keep the dream alive.
We sang the Peace Run song for him - as well as for the many onlookers present - and presented him with a book of photographs about the Peace Run.
Michiel happens to be an excellent runner with a marathon PB of 2:41. Today he joined us for a small run around the beautiful parliament buildings.