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The following article was posted on June 6th, 2018, in the Santa Maria Sun - Volume 19, Issue 14 [ Submit a Story ]
The following articles were printed from Santa Maria Sun [santamariasun.com] - Volume 19, Issue 14

Sri Chinmoy Oneness-Home Peace Run

By KASEY BUBNASH

Athletes running in the Sri Chinmoy Oneness-Home Peace Run, an 11,000-mile torch relay aimed at promoting world peace, passed through Santa Maria early on May 30.


Sri Chinmoy Oneness-Home Peace Run
PHOTO COURTESY OF PRAKHARA HARTER

The 12 runners from seven countries covered 91 miles that day, according to media coordinator Prakhara Harter. The athletes ran along Highway 1 from Santa Maria to Paso Robles, where they stopped to pass the peace torch and speak at a Boys and Girls Club.

Harter said the runners meet with various schools and youth organizations along the route to share the message of peace, unity, and friendship. Although Harter said the runners did not meet with any organizations in Santa Maria, they stopped in San Diego, Ventura, and stayed a night at the Santa Maria Inn.




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