Sept. 14, 2018 Live from the road

Stratford-upon-Avon - Oxford

Reported by Devashishu Torpy 40.0 mi

Morning in Stratford-upon-Avon.

Royal Swans.

Idle boats on the River Avon.

The Willows Primary school in Stratford.

Reflection in a shining globe.

Thank you to all the staff and students at The Willows for a wonderful visit.

Uranta leads us on - he always seems to get the uphill parts.

Running through beautiful villages, where the houses are made from Cotswold stone.

In north Oxford we arrive at Wolvercote Primary School.

The Principal of Wolvercote Primary School.

Our local coordinator, and former uphill national cycling champion, Tejvan Pettinger leads us through Oxford.

We arrive at Regent Language Training Oxford, a school of English for adults.

Regent Oxford was founded in 1953, and is the first language school in Oxford. The air of academic excellence which is famous in Oxford is reflected in this amazing school which is both professional and personal at the same time.

The Principal, Doris Suchet, receives the Peace Torch.

Steve Bahumanya Guy welcomes the Peace Runners to the school.

The runners present the Peace Run to the international students.

This amazing school creates an environment where students can learn English and learn about life in a practical and most uplifting way. This is a school that values people, that values growth, that values Peace.

Doris runs with the torch through the garden of the school and inspires all the students and staff to do likewise.

Academic Manager, Oliver Beaumont, carries the torch.

Then Doris joins us for the first 500 metres of our run into Oxford.

Lady Margaret Hall, one of the Colleges in Oxford University.

It was here in the summer of 2003, that the founder of the Peace Run, Sri Chinmoy, honoured professors from various Oxford colleges.

The Bridge of Sighs.

Torch carried by
Abhisar Laža (Czech Republic), Anita Ramljak (Croatia), Anubha Baird (Australia), Banshidhar Medeiros (United States), British Runners (Great Britain), Daniel Ignovski (North Macedonia), Devashishu Torpy (Great Britain), Drsalu Grünstäudl (Austria), Gordana Petrovčić (Croatia), Mandra Laing (New Zealand), Mena Seguy (France), Olivia Lopez (Mexico), Paramanyu Lebedev (Russia), Tomaz Pivec (Slovenia).  
Paramanyu Lebedev
The torch has travelled 40.0 mi from Stratford-upon-Avon to Oxford.

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