TODAY | September 29, 2013
>>> ready for relay. the olympic flame lighting ceremony for the 2014 winter games went off without a hitch in southern greece. the torch is set to make its way to russia. it will arrive in moscow october 7 , then journey some 40,000 miles across russia's nine time zones before the games officially begin february 7. that's 130 days from now. that's the news.
>> i didn't know you had that in your newscast. do you know erica, one of her fantasies is to carry the olympic torch .
>> it's on her bucket list.
>> you did it with a broken footed, too.
>> my goal is to get you with the torch --
>> start of the campaign.
>> i'll sign up for that campaign. thanks, lester holt . you guys are the best.