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Albany- Saturday wasn't a nice day to do anything outside. Despite the rain, a group promoting harmony through sports brought their message to Albany.

Runners with the USA World Harmony Run are on a 11 thousand mile journey through all 50 states. Saturday's leg brought them along U-S 19 from Lee County into Albany where they spent the night.

The group of 12 runners, leap frog along, running about 8 to 12 miles a piece for a total of 100 miles a day. They hope that people can find a common ground through sports.

"World harmony begins in the hearts of each individual and that sports is a great vehicle for promoting world harmony and bringing people together," said Salil Wilson, Wold Harmony Run, director.

The runners are heading to Florida, then west. They'll end their journey August 20-th in New York City.

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