Monday, May 25, 2015

Shiriaishi Yacht Race July 5, 2015! #japan #setoinlandsea

If you're here July 4-5 there will be lots of yachts at the new port as sailors come from all over the Inland Sea for the 29th Shiraishi Yacht Race. Come join the fun and hobknob with the yachties at San-chan's bar!

Sunday, May 10, 2015

Photos and Results--Kobo Daishi 10K Trail Race, Shiraishi Island, #japan

Highlights from the inaugural Run with Kobo Daishi 10km Trail Race, held May 6, 2015 on Shiraishi Island in Japan's Seto Inland Sea. Sponsored by Alishan/Tengu Foods and the Moooo! Bar.

Explanation before the race

Scenes from the 10km trail course....

One person ran in a henro outfit!

There were some obstacles on the course, such as this rope to descend

The route passes many Buddhist deities...

And of course, great views!

Mens Winners: First place 47:39 Tanigawa-san, Second place 48:18 Paul Walsh,  Third place 52:00 Asano-san, Fourth Place 52:46 Kishikawa-san, Fifth place 52:51 Ueoka-san, Sixth Place 52:52 Toda-san

Womens Winners: First Place 1:06:50 Watanabe-san, Second Place 1:11:27 Tamemoto-san, Third Place 1:13:32 Kodani-san

Congratulations everyone on a great Trail Race! Our Inaugural Run with Kobo Daishi 10k Trail Race was a huge success! See you next year....
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