June 28, 2016 Live from the road

Hope, BC - Keremos, BC

Reported by Josef Sverma 203.0 km

Thanks to Coquihalla Campground in Hope for letting us stay over night.

A beautiful morning with kind hearted people in Hope.

Jaimie and Becka where the first runners to show up at the ceremony in front of the Recreation Center.

Mayor Wilfred Vicktor from Hope, said that next time we come with the Peace Run there will be a Peace Festival to honor our visit. He hopes that he will run with us for 10km.

Four enthusiastic runners from Hope.
From right: Becka, Jaimie, Heaven and Nick.

Runners ran to a Peace Tree which was planted in July 2014.

Goodbye Hope and we hope than in 2 years we will meet again.

The torch gives you wings.

Pujari is doing his miles.

Scott in beautiful nature on the way to Princeton.

While some where running like crazy others where enjoying a siesta in the shade.

The Gymnasium of the Vermilion Forks Elementary School was full of very well behaved children.

Rosemary Doughty, Councillor for Princeton, read a peaceful proclamation from Mayor Frank Armitage.

Feeling peace in the heart.

The Principal of the school, Barry Clark, received on behalf of the whole school a Certificate of Appreciation and painting from Sri Chinmoy.

Thank you Princeton Elementary School for your enthusiasm and new energy which will help us to continue on the road to New York.

One more Princeton Councillor, Doug Pateman, supported the Peace Run with his good will and peaceful wishes.

A gourd for the dinner.

Pujari and Pierre made spaghetti with a fresh salad.

Torch carried by
Arpan DeAngelo (United States), Brahmata Michael (Canada), Harita Davies (New Zealand), Josef Sverma (Czech Republic), Pierre Lantuas (France), Pujari Schaffer (United States), Puroga Theobald (Hungary), Sanaz Datubar (Iran), Scott Schuetzler (United States), Tavishi Matthews (Australia), Yatkara Aleksapolskyy (Canada).  
Brahmata Michael, Yatkara Aleksapolskyy
The torch has travelled 203.0 km from Hope, BC to Keremos, BC.

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