An event aimed at promoting world peace was recognized today by Honolulu Mayor Peter Carlisle. Organizers of the World Harmony Run held a torch lighting ceremony near the Honolulu Skygate. The Harmony Run in Honolulu takes place January 2nd at Kapiolani Park.In 2012, the run will cover more than 100 nations as runners visit schools, community groups, running clubs and local and national government organizations,” said Honolulu Mayor Peter Carlisle. “Participants will celebrate the goal of world harmony and people who work towards achieving it.” Earlier in the day, Mayor Peter Carlisle received the Torch-Bearer Award, which recognizes individuals committed to public service. 2012 marks the run’s 25-year anniversary. Watch the video of the event on TV Channel Khon2.