May 2, 2017 Live from the road

Cardiff - Bristol

Reported by Devashishu Torpy 48.0 mi

Thank you to Run and Become Cardiff for supplying us with a warm and tasty breakfast

We begin by the Peace Statue with a team of runners from Mount Stuart Primary School and the Welsg Peace Run coordinator Charana John Evans

Cardiff Bay on a glorious sunny morning

Here come the Peace Runners

The Lord Mayor of Cardiff greets us

The Lord Mayor of Cardiff

Guessing which country each runner is from is very exciting!

Ashrita Furman, holder of more than 200 Guiness World Records, demonstrates balancing a bottle of milk (or in this case water) and walking .....

...or running (using the Groucho Marx technique)

Now he shows the children how to balance a lawn mower on your chin and walk

In the playground everybody gets a chance to hold the torch

Five students run the torch around the school

Off towards England

Refueling the torch in Newport

A moment to sunbathe as we wait for our runner

Crossing the rivers Wye and Severn as we run from Wales to England

Running along the river Avon which will take us into Bristol

The famous Clifton bridge built by Brunel in the early 19th Century. 4 million people cross this bridge every year!

Torch carried by
Balavan Thomas (Great Britain), Devashishu Torpy (Great Britain), Gordana Petrovčić (Croatia), Palash Bosgang (United States), Paramanyu Lebedev (Russia), Prabhata Schrader (Germany), Vasudha Deming (United States), Vladyslav Bilokryl (Ukraine).  
Gordana Petrovčić, Paramanyu Lebedev, Vladyslav Bilokryl
The torch has travelled 48.0 mi from Cardiff to Bristol.

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