March 9, 2016 Live from the road

London - Oxford

Reported by Devashishu Torpy 90.0 km

An Englishman always starts the day with an English breakfast

The Edible Food Design Restaurant also supplied tasty porridge for all the runners

Our team gather at the Sri Chinmoy Peace Mile in Battersea Park

This March marks the 30th anniversary of the Peace Mile

Sri Chinmoy inaugurated the Peace Mile on March 15th 1986. It was the first of many Peace Miles around the world. A Peace Mile is a measured mile loop dedicated to Peace.

Singers sing the Peace Mile song composed by Sri Chinmoy at the original inauguration.

Vlado the clown makes friends.

He invites this teacher to be an umpire for his 'mime' tennis match

Daisy Chute offers a wonderful rendition of Imagination by John Lennon. She then led all the children in an arrangement of the World Harmony Run song and a song written by students at the World Heart Beat Academy entitled 'Champions'.

A warm up run before the big 1 mile race

And they're off - 240 children celebrate the Peace Mile anniversary by racing 1 mile

A fast runner from Wix!

Our Portuguese Peace runner helps the children to finish the course

Happy Champions

People who run with Vlado develop red noses

The top seven boys and the top seven girls get a special medal

Everybody gets a Peace Mile Champion medal

And one of Varenya's cookies!

The runners start the jorney through London to Oxford

The runners visit Peter Pan in Hyde Park

Its a rainy afternoon

Balavan runs up the hill

Torch carried by
Albena Margeritova (Bulgaria), Balavan Thomas (Great Britain), Daniel Manso (Portugal), Devashishu Torpy (Great Britain), Dulce Manso (Portugal), Gints Peleckis (Latvia), Gordana Petrovčić (Croatia), Jana Duskova (Czech Republic), Paramanyu Lebedev (Russia), Rasmivan Collinson (Great Britain), Vera Marques (Portugal).  
Photographers
Paramanyu Lebedev, Satyagraha Vladimir Salnicov
The torch has travelled 90.0 km from London to Oxford.

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