Dates and sites — Monday at Camp Fuji, Tuesday at Ikego Heights Naval Housing Facility, Japan.Participating schools — Division I: Kadena Panthers (two-time defending champion), Kubasaki Dragons, Yokota Panthers, Nile C. Kinnick Red Devils, Seoul American Falcons, American School In Japan Mustangs, St. Mary’s International/Seisen International Phoenix, Christian Academy Japan Knights. Division II: E.J. King Cobras, Matthew C. Perry Samurai, St. Maur International Cougars (defending champion), Robert D. Edgren Eagles, Osan Cougars, Humphreys Blackhawks, Okinawa Christian International Crusaders.Format — 3.1-mile individual race on Monday, road, gravel and wooded trail just south of Camp Fuji proper. Top four Division I school finishers score points for their teams; top three Division II school finishers score points for their teams. Ties broken in favor of team with fifth-place Division I and fourth-place Division II runner with best time. Top 10 overall finishers by division selected to All-Far East team. Races will be segregated by large and small schools. Team relay on Tuesday. Teams run in pairs, with one boy and one girl running two 2.5-kilometer legs each. Ties broken in favor of team with fifth Division I pair and fourth Division II pair with best time. Overall scoring determined by combined placement in boys and girls 3.1-mile individual races and team relay. Ties broken in favor of school with highest in team relay.Schedule of events — Girls 3.1-mile race starts at 11:30 a.m., boys race at 12:15 p.m. Monday. Team relay starts at 11 a.m. Tuesday.Defending team champions — Division I: Kadena boys, Kadena girls, Kadena overall. Division II: OCSI boys, St. Maur girls, St. Maur overall.Returning All-Far East runners — Division I boys: Thomas Richter, St. Mary’s; Javier Michael, Kadena. Division II boys: Kento Nambara, OCSI, Thomas McGrath, King; Justin Hill, Perry; Carson Russell, Zama. Division I girls: Cassandra Burger, Kinnick; Wren Renquist, Kadena; Maku Itakura, Seisen. Division II girls: Lucille Nunnely, St. Maur; Bobbi Hill, Perry; Nicole Castro, Humphreys; Kahlei VanOstran, Perry; Amelia McGrath, King; Emily Souza, Zama; Kianna Pinter, King; Emilea Kidd, King.

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