Go Orange Team!!
Touchstone San Jose proudly co-sponsor eight enthusiastic International House students from San Jose State University in the 2006 Metro Silicon Valley Marathon. The race took place in downtown San Jose on October 29th at 7:00am. The elite eight SJSU students hail from Spain, France, Cyprus, Japan, and South Africa. The group proudly sported bright orange tees with the Touchstone San Jose logo and were cheered on by onlookers with, "Go orange team!"
"Only two of us have run a marathon before," said team organizer Adrien Wiesebron, a software engineering major and student from France. "We want to just have fun and run together."
The first finisher for the I-House Touchstone/Jamba Juice team was Remim Astier, clocking in at exactly 4:00:00 for his first marathon. Wiesebron, Clement Guyot from France and Omar Coassio Gonzalez from Spain ran down the 100-meter-long stretch, their hands joined and raised to the sky as the orange trio finished the 26.2 miles in 4:18:29. Also representing the I-House Touchstone/Jamba Juice team and finish the marathon were Sara Hussein, Dino Kouiyalis, and Rosemary Workman.
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