North American Peace Run 2018

The international runners from the North American leg of the Sri Chinmoy Oneness-Home Peace Run is currently travelling around the United States, as it visits a multitude of towns and local communities which form a cross-section of American society.

The Peace Run was founded by Sri Chinmoy in 1987 to offer practical opportunities for those wishing to create a more harmonious world. The motto of the Peace Run is Peace begins with me - and one person at a time, the Run hopes to kindle the ideals of goodwill and peace inside the hearts of everyone they meet.


“World peace can blossom throughout the length and breadth of the world only when the world-peace-dreamers, world-peace-lovers and world-peace-servers desperately, sleeplessly and breathlessly long for the full manifestation of peace here on earth.”

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Since starting in New York earlier this year, the Run has visited several US states, Mexico and Canada. The runners currently heading east through Illinois on their journey back to New York. The Run has been well received by countless individuals, schools and local community centres, who have joined the runners as they pass through their location.

The run has also featured on many local news networks, such as this live TV footage from KUSI in San Diego

Video highlights

A few highlights from the Florida leg of the run


Photos from the run

San Diego
Beside the 'Dreamer of World Peace' statue of Sri Chinmoy in San Diego
The Peace Run van on the road.
A full moon.
The Peace Run welcomed by Buddhist monk Namchang Khempo Rinpoche.



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