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Katakawa and Kikuchi Set Course Records in Yutoku and Inuyama

62nd Kashima Yutoku Road Race
Kashima, Saga, 2/24/13
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Men's Half Marathon
1. Kiragu Njuguna (Kenya/Hiramatsu Hospital) - 1:04:00
2. Koji Kaneko (Team Kurosaki Harima) - 1:04:17
3. Yuki Matsumura (Juntendo Univ.) - 1:04:25
4. Shohei Nakayama (Koku Gakuin Univ.) - 1:04:45
5. Tsubasa Akagi (Team Nishitetsu) - 1:04:50

Women's Half Marathon
1. Mayumi Watanabe (Daito Bunka Univ.) - 1:14:51
2. Natsumi Nakamura (Daito Bunka Univ.) - 1:15:59
3. Shiho Suetsugu (Nagasaki Univ) - 1:18:13

Men's 10 km
1. Junji Katakawa (Daito Bunka Univ.) - 29:23 - CR
2. Yuzo Hiratsuka (Daito Bunka Univ.) - 29:50
3. Shuhei Kitsukawa (Daito Bunka Univ.) - 30:13

Women's 10 km
1. Sakurako Fukuuchi (Daito Bunka Univ.) - 33:28
2. Chikako Mori (Daito Bunka Univ.) - 33:51
3. Eri Tayama (Daito Bunka Univ.) - 34:10
4. Eri Utsunomiya (Daito Bunka Univ.) - 34:18
5. Mari Tayama (Daito Bunka Univ.) - 34:25

35th Yomiuri Inuyama Half Marathon
Inuyama, Aichi, 2/24/13
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Men's Half Marathon
1. Hiroaki Inoue (Team Toenec) - 1:04:09
2. Yuya Taguchi (Team Toyota Boshoku) - 1:04:14
3. Genta Yodogawa (Tokai Univ.) - 1:04:34
4. Yukio Fujimura (Team Sumitomo Denko) - 1:04:37
5. Kimiyasu Nagasaka (Team Chuo Hatsujo) - 1:04:40
6. Kosuke Hosokawa (Team Otsuka Seiyaku) - 1:04:43
7. Takaaki Tanaka (Team NTN) - 1:04:45
8. Shota Baba (Komazawa Univ.) - 1:04:45
9. Shusei Suzuki (Team Toyota Boshoku) - 1:04:48
10. Koji Sasanuma (Team NTN) - 1:04:57

Women's Half Marathon
1. Yuka Yamazaki (Team Kojima Press) - 1:16:19
2. Mayu Hosono (Team Hitachi) - 1:17:28
3. Miki Oka (Team Kojima Press) - 1:17:52

Men's 10 km
1. Satoshi Abe (Team Toenec) - 30:19
2. Daiki Yoshioka (Aichi Kogyo Prep H.S.) - 31:09
3. Taishi Tsuruta (Chukyo Prep H.S.) - 31:09

Women's 10 km
1. Risa Kikuchi (Team Hitachi) - 33:18 - CR
2. Asuka Takaki (Team Kojima Press) - 34:26
3. Mayumi Sorayama (Team Kojima Press) - 34:29
4. Azusa Kusanagi (Team Kojima Press) - 34:38
5. Chika Nakama (Team Aichi Denki) - 34:48

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