Romania 24 May: Onesti - Roman
Running under a beautiful sky
Early this morning we meet the weightlifting coach at Nadia Comaneci Sports Club. The young athletes were alerady practicing their weightlfting techniques and happy to meet the team.
Our Ukrainian team members are always so enthusiatic and have been a great help in covering the mileage each day.
Our first school visit of the day is to Vasile Alecsandri Highschool where we receive a very warm welcome.
The teacher for physical education accepts the certificate of appreciation from the the Peace Run. He played sports for many years as a talented goalkeeper and he now loves teaching children the benefits of sport and teamwork.
The teacher of sports at the school tells us about the talented young students at this school for art, music and architecture.
In Roman we are welcomed by the Town Mayor. He expresses his happiness in having met the Peace Runners and wishes us well as we travel onwards on our journey towards Lisbon, Portugal in October.