Japan 2 October: Ichihara - Shiki

Running through Tokyo area cities

市原市から志木市へとランニング

Morning meeting

朝のミーティング

Ready to start!

A blazing Peace Flame - Bayarkhuu from Mongolia prepares to run

モンゴルから参加のバクー、平和の願いを込めて。

Bayarkhuu carries the torch out of Ichihara

Easy to get lost on city streets - the runners consult the route map before they start running

Battsengel from Mongolia meditates on peace before starting her run

Lunch on the road (literally...)

It's a festival day today, so we see many people dressed in traditional clothing

秋祭り、ハッピ姿の地元の方々

Explaining the 2016 route map to interested passers-by

Putting our combined energy into the Peace Torch

Yu-san of Japan carries the Peace Torch onward

It's a complicated day for the map readers and drivers

Passers-by are excited hold the Peace Torch

ピーストーチを持って

Ashirvad of Brazil takes the Torch from Bayarkhuu

Happy at the end of a day's running

楽しい一日が終了。

Totoro and Nekobus are the girl's team mascots