Oct. 24, 2017 Live from the road

La Casa de Campo, Madrid - Parla

Reported by Devashishu Torpy 20.0 km

Today we met 35 children from the school: CEIP HERNAN CORTES

We assemble by the beautiful lake in La Casa de Campo, a large park in Madrid

From there we run into the centre of Madrid with a police escort

This the old part of Madrid, full of history

People cheered as we ran down the main road

Thank you to the two teachers who accompanied the children and ran with tremendous enthusiasm: Beatriz Frías (right) teacher of physical education and Marta, teacher of Mathematics and Spanish.

At Puerta del Sol we meet Ricardo Iglesias, the Head of the External Relations Service (Jefe de Servicio de Relaciones Externas) GENERAL COORDINATION OF THE MAYOR of Madrid, COORDINACIÓN GENERAL DE LA ALCALDÍA de Madrid

Our final meeting is at the Town Hall of Getafe with the Sports Council of Getafe.

Francisco Javier (left) is the Director and Ignacio, Assistant on the Sports Council.

We run out of Getafe to the city of Parla.

Torch carried by
Albena Margeritova (Bulgaria), Anke Riedel (Germany), Devashishu Torpy (Great Britain), Esmeralda Vicedo (Spain), Ricardo Mota (Portugal), Zina Palic (Moldova).  
Zina Palic
The torch has travelled 20.0 km from La Casa de Campo, Madrid to Parla.

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