Olympian Harmony

July 26th, 2010, Chicago, Illinois. The World Harmony Run USA joined with a pantheon of Olympians and musicians in Chicago today to celebrate world harmony and also to present the Torch-Bearer Award to community leaders.

whr-chicago-2010-2.jpgStarting at Lincoln Park Zoo, the World Harmony Run USA team members ran with Olympians Brian Hansen, 2010 Silver Medalist, Team Pursuit, Speed Skating and Diane Simpson-Bundy, 1988 Olympian and Pan Am Games Gold Medalist in Rhythmic Gymnastics and Midwest Olympians President into the 'Bean' in downtown Chicago.

Charlie Rose, the General Counsel for the U.S. Department of Education, Megan Mawicke, CBS - WBBM Sports Anchor, and Tom Schnecke, CBS - WBBM Vice President, Director of Broadcast & Engineering also participated in the three mile run.

Joan Armatrading, 3-time Grammy nominated singer and song writer was joined by Olympic great Jessie Owens' daughter, Gloria Owens Hemphill and Olympian Tom Pukstys, 1992, 1996 Javelin, American Record Holder and 6-time US Championto greet the runners at the 'Bean'.  More…