Aug. 7, 2014 Live from the road

Sokółka - Suwałki

Reported by Dipavajan Renner 112.0 km

Good morning Sokółka! Kids awaited in front of our accommodation and after a quick group picture we started into the day. A big "Thank You" for hosting our international team!

...first steps...

...we reached the community stadium...

..the mayor of Sokółka received us with kind words..

Thanks for organising!

Thank you Sokółka for the warm welcome!

...some local boys joined us for quite some distance...

..and we arrived in Lipsk.

The city representative of Lipsk welcomed us....

..nice refreshments...

Thank you Lipsk for the meeting!

..our Polish girls team running...

A private horse riding school in Augustow was next.

The kids enjoyed our presentation...

...that doesn't really count...

Thank you Augustow for the fun!

Another meeting in Augustow: we reached the "ZPM Augustow" - Summer sport camp. A group of kids awaited us....

...our presentation ended with a short, enthusiastic run....

Thank you ZPM Augustow!

Our last meeting: Suwałki.

We reached a recreation areal and local runners led us once around the lake...

The mayor welcomed us..

We received special gifts: a coin produced by Suwałki which can be used as a local currency...

A final group picture. Thank you Suwałki for the hospitality!

Our first day in Poland came to an end...

Torch carried by
Adam Studenik (Slovakia), Aleksandra Manevska (North Macedonia), Andre Carvalho (Portugal), Antonina Fron (Poland), Dipavajan Renner (Austria), Dragan Nikolic (Serbia), Hennadiy Shkyrya (Ukraine), Ivona Buczkovska (Poland), Jan Palasz (Poland), Krzysztof Krawczak (Poland), Lucas Buchta (Czech Republic), Shaivya Rubczynska (Poland), Thomas Strohn (Germany), Zsofia Nagy (Hungary).  
Photographers
Dipavajan Renner, Thomas Strohn
The torch has travelled 112.0 km from Sokółka to Suwałki.

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