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Teen wins annual 'Lucky Man' footrace at Hyogo's Nishinomiya Shrine

National Jan 10, 2018

Teen wins annual 'Lucky Man' footrace at Hyogo's Nishinomiya Shrine

An 18-year-old high school sprinter gearing up for university entrance exams won the annual "Lucky Man Run" early Wednesday morning at Nishinomiya Shrine in Hyogo Prefecture. Kurosu Sato, a third-year student from nearby Ashiya, beat out 107 other first-group runners to reach the main hall ...

On infrastructure tours in Japan, the road is the destination

National Aug 25, 2017

On infrastructure tours in Japan, the road is the destination

Looking for an extraordinary experience in Japan? How about climbing to the top of the world's longest suspension bridge for a panoramic view of the city, or a walking tour on an expressway yet to be completed? So-called infrastructure tourism is an emerging segment of ...