You Can Represent Culver City; in Japanese Marathon


October 27, 2016

Can you run a full marathon under 4 hours and 10 minutes?

The Culver City Sister City Committee, a non-profit international and intercultural community organization, is looking for one male and one female runner to run the 23rd Annual Osaka Senshu International City Marathon, Feb. 19, 2017.

As good citizen diplomats, the two selected runners will reside with Kaizuka host families during the five day stay. Participants will meet runners from around the world.

Applicants must be over 18 years of age, be consistent runners, fit and in good health, be able to run a mostly flat course in winter conditions, be keen on representing Culver City and be interested in, embracing, contributing and participating in the sister city relationship while in Kaizuka and upon your return home.

Currently, expenses covered include airfare, lodging, meals and sightseeing. You must have your own international insurance.

Priority for qualified runners are given to Culver City residents, working or living within a two-mile radius not excluded; must have participated in full marathon runs during the last two years (times must be verified) and completed the run within four hours 30 minutes. You will be required to become a member of the Culver Cityer City Sister Community. Also, you will agree to host at your home, a Kaizuka runner arriving March 17, 2017 to participate in the Los Angeles Marathon on behalf of Kaizuka City and Culver City.

If you are interested in applying for this opportunity please contact Tim Petersen, Kaizuka Marathon Chair directly at or at the Culver City Sister City Committee’s email box Applications may be downloaded at

All completed applications must be returned via email to or mailed and received no later than November 15, 2016 to Culver City Sister Committee P.O. Box 1072, Culver City, CA 90232.


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