Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Who Goes Where

by Brett Larner

A quick list of elite Japanese runners who are scheduled to race overseas and in major domestic races in the upcoming season.

Beijing Paralympics Marathon - 9/17/08
men - Yuichi Takahashi; guide: Shinji Kawashima, Toyo University coach

Super Track and Field Meet in Kawasaki - 9/23/08
men's 100m - Nobuharu Asahara last run, and others

Berlin Marathon - 9/28/08
men - Toshinari Suwa, Team Nissin Shokuhin

Chicago Marathon - 10/12/08
women - Kiyoko Shimahara, Second Wind AC

World Half Marathon Championships, Rio de Janiero - 10/12/08
Japanese team:
women - Yukiko Akaba, Team Hokuren, and others
men - Masato Kihara, Chuo Gakuin Univ., and others

Kenyan team:
women - Philes Ongori, Team Hokuren, and others
men - Mekubo Mogusu, Yamanashi Gakuin Univ., and others

Tokyo International Women's Marathon - 11/16/08
Yuri Kano, Second Wind AC
Naoko Takahashi, Team Phiten, and others

Osaka International Women's Marathon - 1/25/09
Naoko Takahashi, Team Phiten, and others

Nagoya International Women's Marathon - 3/8/09
(?) Mizuki Noguchi, Team Sysmex
Naoko Takahashi, Team Phiten, and others

1 comment:

Steven Mills said...

Japanese-based Brit Mara Yamauchi is also running in Tokyo (and a 10000m race in Kobe on Oct 11).