Scheduled to take place on 23rd October 2016, the Jakarta Marathon will again turn the streets of Indonesia’s capital city, Jakarta, into a colossal race track for thousands of runners from all across the globe. Registration for this biggest running event in Indonesia, was officially opened on 1st February 2016, and can be made through the official website: www.thejakartamarathon.com.
This year, registration fees are set based on the single currency of US$ following the regulation issued by Bank Indonesia. Therefore, for the full marathon category, the fee is set at US$70, equivalent to IDR900, 000. In an effort to attract even more runners to participate in the event, the organizers have offered a number of attractive promo programs including the Valentine launched on 12th February 2016. More exciting promo programs from the organizers and sponsors will surely follow which are projected to be even better than all previous editions.
As in previous years, this mega sports-tourism event is jointly presented by the Ministry of Tourism of Indonesia and the Jakarta Provincial Government in cooperation with promoters INSPIRO. Entering its 4th edition this year, the Jakarta Marathon continuously improves its quality in an attempt to place Jakarta among world’s major marathon cities that include Tokyo, Boston, London, Berlin, Chicago, and New York.
Since its inaugural edition in 2013, the enthusiasm and participation for the event has continued to increase by the year. In 2014, some 50 countries were recorded to have taken part in the Jakarta Marathon with total number of participants reaching 14,120. There were more than 1,200 international runners from many countries that included Kenya, Ethiopia, Japan, USA, UK and Australia.
For more information on promotional programs and registration, log on to:www.thejakartamarathon.comSource : http://www.indonesia.travel