Every January, Lithuanians participate in an annual winter run called “Gyvybės ir Mirties Keliu“ (The Path of Life and Death) to commemorate the people that died in Lithuania during the events of 13 January, 1991. This tradition has spread throughout the Lithuanian diaspora, and many Lithuanian communities in the United States ran to commemorate this important day. Below is the article from www.delfi.lt and some pictures from all around the world.

Read more: http://en.delfi.lt/lithuania/society/lithuanians-around-the-world-run-path-of-life-and-death-to-commemorate-january-13th.d?id=70079434

Lithuanian runners in Portland, Oregon

Lithuanian runners in Portland, OR. Photo credits – Portland Lithuanian Community

Run in New York. Photo - courtesy of the Lithuanian Consulate in New York

Run in New York. Photo – courtesy of the Lithuanian Consulate in New York

The run in Vilnius Photo credits - www.delfi.lt and D.Pipas

The run in Vilnius. Photo credits – www.delfi.lt and D.Pipas

 

Run in Seattle. Photo credit - Seattle Lithuanian Community

Run in Seattle. Photo credit – Seattle Lithuanian Community