May 6, 2023 Live from the road


Reported by Devashishu Torpy 1.0 km

A seagull flies above as we depart from Wales by ferry.

Thank you to Stena Line for offering the team free travel to Ireland.

Homemade lunch onboard the ferry.

Rosslare harbour in Ireland.

Three Austrian runners are joining the team, Sandra, Mike and Kristin.

Our first appointment in Ireland is at Johnstown Castle where the Wexford Festival of Running is holding a 24 hour race, which includes a 12 hour race, a 6 hour race, a 3 hour race and a 1 hour race.

It is a beautiful course - a 1.3 kilometre loop inside the castle grounds.

The organiser, Karl Richards (second from left) of the Wexford Marathon Club, welcomes the Peace Run.

Our Austrian runners.

Friends, helpers and medics join the Peace Run team for one lap of the course with the torch.

Taking in the Wexford seafront.

Dinner is at the National Opera House in Wexford.

Thank you to Paul and everyone at the National Opera House for providing a delicious evening meal for the team.

Ambarish Keenan briefs the team on the schedule for tomorrow.

Mangala Keenan provides the detailed maps.

The view from the balcony of the National Opera Restaurant.

Thank you to the Maldron Hotel for offering accommodation.

Thank you to the Clayton Whites Hotel for offering accommodation.

Thank you to the Ferrycraig Hotel for offering accommodation.

Torch carried by
Ambarish Keenan (Ireland), Deirdre McGarry (Ireland), Devashishu Torpy (Great Britain), Erdenetsetseg Gankhuu (Mongolia), Jana Duskova (Czech Republic), Kristin Aurenhammer (Austria), Mangala Keenan (Ireland), Michael Aurenhammer (Austria), Nha Nguyen (Vietnam), Robert Benedek (Hungary), Sadanand Colm Magee (Ireland), Sandra Aurenhammer (Austria), Uugantsetseg Otgonbayar (Mongolia).  
Erdenetsetseg Gankhuu, Jana Duskova
The torch has travelled 1.0 km in Wexford.

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