May 19, 2014 Live from the road

York - Wooler

Reported by Devashishu Torpy 222.0 km

Starting on the ancient city walls in York

York Minster

The Reverend Canon Dr Chris Collingwood receives us.

The Reverend Canon blesses the torch, and prays for the success of the Peace Run. He mentions that he has a book in his library by the founder of the Peace Run, Sri Chinmoy.

Head north runners, head north.

In the village of Helperby, Anne spies us from her living room and comes out to hold the torch.

The Chorister school in Durham greets us with multi coloured doves.

Jana leads the team to Framwellgate Moor Primary School.

The third school in Durham on our journey is Finchdale Primary School.

The schoolboys challenge our Brazilian runner, Carlos, to a game of footie.

The Angel of the North.

The city of Newcastle on the river Tyne.

Students relaxing before their exams join us.

The police in Newcastle spontaneously join the run.

Torch carried by
Akrura Bogea (Brazil), Balavan Thomas (Great Britain), British Runners (Great Britain), Carlos Machado (Brazil), Devashishu Torpy (Great Britain), Dipavajan Renner (Austria), Harikanta Ketova (Russia), Irena Majerová (Czech Republic), Istidad Alvarado (Guatemala), Premamrita Fox (Great Britain), Robert Benedek (Hungary), Sukhada Korshunova (Russia), Thomas Strohn (Germany), Tom McGuire (New Zealand), Uhaina Maya (Mexico).  
Dipavajan Renner
The torch has travelled 222.0 km from York to Wooler.

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