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Date: April 24, 2021 

Ready for some serious fun running?


Compete with your Sacred Heart classmates while listening to your friends cheering you on!


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


Class with the most number of participants that walked or ran more than 1 km wins the ice cream!*

*Per school. Includes students' paid family members. Medals also awarded to 1st and 2nd place students per school.

Find out more details at:

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Available in Japan & U.S. 

DATE: April 24, 2021
Start listening:  9:00 AM
Start of the race: 9:10 AM
End of the race: 10:10 AM
Cost to enter: Donate 500 yen per participant starting Monday April 12th
Location:  Wherever you like
What do I need?:  Fully charged smartphone with LIVERUN app, earphone, and shoes**
*ACCOMPANYING PARENTS only pay for their participating children and are not counted towards the ice cream party . MS & HS Students bring to their homeroom teachers. J & KS bring to Ms. Yaegashi during the morning drop-off.
**If you don't have your own smartphone, run/walk with your guardian who carries it for you.
The proceeds will be shared between the PE Department/Sports Council and "Nepal Seeds" (

Sponsor for the lucky prize

Hair Salon Ata.

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 At the finish of Fun Run, we will roll dices to draw two lucky prize winners.  To be eligible, you need to run or walk at least 1 km. 

PRIZE:  Ata, the new hair salon in Hiroo that is less than a minute from ISSH will provide a free haircut & additional service of your choice.

How to Enter

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1. Install LIVERUN App

Download from Apple Store or Google Play.
Apple Store and Google Play are country/region-specific, and you need to have Japan or U.S. version.

2. Create LIVERUN Account

Recommended:  Create a new account using an email address.
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 need LIVERUN account per participant. You 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:  ISSH2021

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 4/24 and find and reserve the ISSH Fun Run at 09:10.

5. Donate 500 yen / participant

Starting two weeks before the Fun Run, bring 500 yen per participant in family to your homeroom. Accompanying parents only pay for their participating children but are not counted towards the ice cream party. For JS & K, Ms. Yaegashi will be collecting the fees in the Breezeway during the drop-offs (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!

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.
Help on GPS access: iPhone   Android

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

From LIVERUN App, scroll to Saturday 4/24 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.