(Foto : Yopie Oscar / Beritajakarta.com)

As many as 16 thousands people enlivened Jakarta Marathon 2016 in Medan Merdeka Barat, Gambir, Central Jakarta. The running competition passed several iconic landmarks in the city.

Head Division of Achievement Empowerment for Dept. of Sport and Youth, Tedi Cahyono, explained the competition held several categories such as marathon (42.195 km), half marathon (21 km), 10 k, 5 k, and maratoonz (children’s sprint).

“The event is good for people and it is hoped to be their healthy lifestyle,” he said, Sunday (10/23).

According to him, the event was already held four times in Jakarta. The number of participant is increasing from year to year.

“We had 10 thousands participants in 2013. And now we have 16 thousands,” he added.

Reported by Jhon Syah Putra Kaban | Translated by Rizky Mawardi

Source : http://www.beritajakarta.com/en/