Thank you to the Battersea Quarter for starting the run with a good breakfast
Once again the torch is alight in the United Kingdom
Our first port of call was at Christchurch Church of England Primary School in Battersea
Children volunteer their thoughts on Peace
We are the FULNESS of tomorrow's sun
Our special guest runner - Vlado the Mime from Slovakia
Wonderful readings on Peace
Go go go Jamaica!
The school created this banner for the occasion
Head teacher Mrs Colette Morris accepts a certificate of appreciation from the Peace Run team
Very soon this school are starting a programme in which the children will run a mile every morning
A welcoming committee await us at the gates of Swaffield Primary School
The entire school were gathered in the assembly hall
Swaffield Primary had been preparing for our visit for weeks ahead of time
The Music teacher Sarah Lufflum had prepared an amazing programme of music, art and poetry
Vlado invites one pupil to join him for a 'mime run'
The singing at this school is exceptional. We were really moved.
This school has students representing 58 different countries. Each student said the word for Peace in their language. 'One Love' for Jamaica. 'Peace Out' for Ghana!
In the Nursey classes students had fashioned their own Peace hats!
.... and made their own banners
Everyone has a moment to hold the torch
Our next school visit is to Riversdale
A very peaceful school
These two boys were excellent mimes
Several students read their own messages on Peace
A run around the playground
The runners were invited to have lunch at the World Heart Beat Academy which is run by Sahana Gero. Sahana inspires children to learn and enjoy music.
Sahana holding the torch
Our final school for the day is Our Lady Queen of Heaven
Many of these children participated in a sponsored run/cycle the week before
Walking the tightrope - don't fall!
After the final school we ran through London - many people stopped us and asked to hold the torch
The Sri Chinmoy Peace Mile in Battersea Park by the river Thames
A visit to Run and Become which has been inspiring runners for over 30 years
A final thank you to the Waterfront restaurant in Battersea for making us the most delicious Pizza!