Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University



APU Graduate Performs Well in Boston Marathon

May 27, 2005

On Monday, April 18 APU graduate SATO Yuko (APS) took part in the 109th Boston Marathon, which was held in Hopkinton in the state of Massachusetts, USA. It was Ms. Sato's first full marathon and she ran in a time of 2 hours and 47 minutes finishing 15th in the female's division. This city marathon is held every year and has the longest history of any other marathon in the world. Earlier this year, on February 25, Ms. Sato won third place in the 30 kilometer Ome City Marathon in Tokyo and earned a berth to compete in the Boston Marathon.

Ome City Marathon HP- http://www.geocities.jp/takesuejp/ome-marathon/e-marathon-top.htm

Boston Marathon HP- http://www.bostonmarathon.org/

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