North Macedonia 2 October: Negotino - Skopje

approaching the capital

Good morning Negotino!

We spent a peaceful night in a local monastery...

...getting ready...

...we gathered on the main square...

The Mayor of Negotino, Mr. Vanco Apostolov, received the torch...

we ran out with a group of local athletes. Thank you Negotino for the nice event!

...and staright into Kavadartsi...

...a musical welcome...

...the city representative of Kavadarci received the torch...

...a very entertaining country-guessing game...

...running for old...

...and young...

...basically for all!

Thank you Kavadartsi for the fun!

...arriving in Gradsko...

...another big crowd gathered for the Peace Run...

The Mayor of Gradsko kindly welcomed our team...

Thank you Gradsko for the heartfelt meeting!

...more distance to cover...

As we approached Veles, local runners joined in...

Veles is a very nice city enbedded in the hills and located at a river...

The city representative of Veles gave us a warm welcome...

...nice performances...

Thank you Veles for the enthusiasm!

...running out of Veles...

...getting ready for the last meeting of the day...

...we approached Ilinden...

...a relay run into the city...

...and big smiles...

The Mayor of Ilinden, Mr. Zika Stojanovski, received us with kind words....

Thank you for the nice meeting and the hospitality!

Ilinden was the final meeting. Thanks to everyone for the inspiring day!