The Borobudur Marathon 2018 powered by Bank Jateng International level event which took place on Sunday (11/17) was welcomed by ten thousands of residents living around Borobudur Temple, Magelang, Central Java. They welcomed 10,000 runners presence from various regions in Indonesia and even 30 countries participated.
The participants from various parts of the world were treated to a variety of cultural and culinary arts specialties from Magelang. This is a distinctive and distinguishing feature of the event, entitled Borobudur Marathon 2018 Powered by Bank Jateng with other world marathon events.
The event was opened by Indonesian national anthem, Indonesia Raya, by Monita Tahalea. The running category is divided into three, namely Marathon starting at 05.00 WIB, Half Marathon starting at 05.30 WIB, and 10K starting at 06.00 WIB.
Central Java Governor, Ganjar Pranowo, who participated in the 2018 Borobudur Marathon powered by Bank Jateng in the 10 K category with his wife, Siti Atiqoh Ganjar, was made tense by ten thousand of Magelang people who also supported the international run. In fact, tens thousands of residents, students from various levels of education with their awareness display various local cultural performances to entertain runners.
The enthusiasm of the Borobudur Marathon 2018 runners succeeded in uniting the body and feeling with the cultural viscosity of the Borobudur Temple in Magelang Regency become the energy of the runners.