SOIS Triathletes Successful in Suita


OIS grade 12 student Leola Hara won the women’s competition

The SOIS Running/Triathalon team participated in the Suita City Mayor’s Cup Triathalon on Saturday, September 3. The race included a 750-meter swim, 20-kilometer stationary bike ride and a 5.6 run in the beautiful Kita Senri park, located near our school. OIS senior Leola Hara (pictured above) won the women’s category and will be able to keep the Mayor’s Cup for one year.

All OIS middle school and high school students are invited to join team. The team has practices Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday. Students participate when they can and are eligible to participate in any of the events. The schedule for this fall season is as follows:

Rinku Bayside 10km/5km run – Sunday, September 24, 2017 (park located near Kansai International Airport)

Nagai Stadium Run –  10km, Sunday, October 1 (home of Cerezo Osaka J-League professional soccer team)

Katsuoji Long Run – 9:00 AM Saturday, October 14 (a non-competitive run to the famous temple in the Minoh hills)

AISA Cross Country Race – October 20-21 (High school race in Seoul, South Korea)


For more information about the club, please see coaches Tara Cheney or Hisashi Munemasa. Go Sabers!








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