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Date: April 23, 2022 Saturday 

Ready for some serious fun running? 


Compete with your Sacred Heart classmates while the MCs cheering you on!  Or just enjoy the walk while feeling connected.


Everyone starts the fun run at the same time and runs or walks for 60 minutes.


Beat the last year's number of participants (117), then the ice cream party will be awarded to top 2 grades with most number of participants going over 1km.*

*Medals also awarded to 1st and 2nd place students per school.

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Available in Japan & U.S. 

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Join the ISSH Team (Passcode: ISSH2022)

DATE: April 23, 2022
Start listening:  9:00 AM
Start of the race: 9:10 AM
End of the race: 10:10 AM
Cost to enter: Donate minimum 500 yen per participant
Location:  Wherever you like
What do I need?:  Fully charged smartphone with LIVERUN app, earphone, and shoes**
* Participant could be a student, family member, or ISSH faculty/staff. ACCOMPANYING PARENTS only pay for their participating children and are not counted as participant in counting towards the ice cream party. MS & HS Students bring to their homeroom teachers. J & KS bring to parent volunteers at the Breezeway during afternoon pickups 14:45 ~ 15:15 on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays starting April 8th. 

**If you don't have your own smartphone, run/walk with your guardian (i.e. accompanying parent) who carries it for you.

The proceeds will be shared between the PE Department/Sports Council and the School Rebuilding Project.


How to Enter

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1. Install LIVERUN App

Download from Apple Store or Google Play. Allow GPS Access (For Androids, select always allow GPS)
Apple Store and Google Play are country/region-specific, and you need to have Japan or U.S. version.
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2. Create LIVERUN Account (If you do not have one from last year)

Recommended:  Create a new account using an email address, NOT using Apple ID or Facebook

Runner Name: A name your friends call you by

Location: Your grade and class (Ex. G3 Purple); If Family Member put "F" after grade and class (Ex. G3 Purple F)

NOTE:  You will need LIVERUN account per participant. This will NOT incur any cost.  If you enjoy the app, you can become a CLUB member by subscribing.

3. Join ISSH Team


eMail:  Same email you used for LIVERUN profile

Team Code:  ISSH2022

4. Reserve the ISSH Fun Run session

From LIVERUN App, Click the "Schedule" icon at the bottom. 
The list of sessions will appear in chronological order. 
Scroll to Saturday 4/23 and find and reserve the ISSH Fun Run at 09:10.

5. Donate 500+ yen / participant

Starting two weeks before the Fun Run, bring minimum 500 yen per participant (generosity appreciated!) to your homeroom.

Accompanying parents only pay for their participating children but are not counted towards the ice cream party. 
For JS & K, parent volunteers will be collecting fees at the Breezeway during afternoon pickups 14:45 ~ 15:15 on Mondays, Wedesdays and Fridays starting April 8th (please put the money in the plastic bag labeled with your child's name and class).

First 100 students, who have created LIVERUN accounts and reserved the session, bringing donation will get the Fun Run wristbands which can be worn to school until the event!
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6. Do A Test Run 

Try other free session and make sure that you can hear the live broadcast and the distance increases.

If the distance stays 0.00 even though you have run/walked, go to settings on your smartphone and provide GPS access to LIVERUN app (For Androids, select always provide GPS access).
Help on GPS access: iPhone   Android

7. On the day of the Fun Run...

From LIVERUN App, scroll to Saturday 4/23 tap the ISSH Fun Run at 09:10 about 10 minutes before the time (i.e. 9am)

Tap “Start Listening” (the icon will be orange) to start listening to the live session.  
You will answer an icebreaker question,  hear safety & technical rules, and do stretching -- then the MC will start the countdown for the run.

Safety Rules to Always Follow:

  1. Make sure to follow all traffic laws.

  2. Session will start and end on the MC's countdown, not on your smartphone.  Do not look at the screen while running.

  3. Stay hydrated, make sure you drink water before.

Useful tips:

  1. Try to avoid running in a small loop like a 400 meter track.  GPS has trouble keeping accurate distance traveled.

  2. If for some reason you cannot hear the live broadcast, end and restart the app (the app will remember distance ran).

  3. Keep Wifi off in the settings.  When smartphone tries to catch free Wifi, voice streaming could stop. 

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