Enthusiastic Citizens Join 5K Borobudur Fun Run

MAGELANG, January 20, 2019 – Borobudur Fun Run 5K is attended by various groups of students included 33 schools, ranging from elementary schools to high schools, and 19 villages residents around the Borobudur Marathon 2018 running track.

“This event was specifically reserved for the residents and school children, who yesterday were very enthusiastic about the success of Borobudur Marathon 2018,” said Kompas Event General Manager, Lukminto Wibowo.

According to him, the 2018 Borobudur Marathon committee Powered by Bank Jateng took place in November 2018, appreciated by the local residents’ hospitality in the international event.

They also held a 5K Borobudur Fun Run with a start-finish point at Kujon Field, Borobudur.

“This is a manifestation of our gratitude of the residents’ willingness to close the road. They also welcomed enthusiastic and friendly runners who crossed their village. Therefore, we make Fun Run 5 kilometers (Km), “Lukminto explained.

Borobudur Marathon 2018 Powered by Bank Jateng was held in collaboration with the various parties. There is the Borobudur Marathon Foundation, Kompas-Gramedia, as well as Bank Jateng, the main sponsor.

Fun run participants began arriving to Kujon Square since 05:30. The rain continued to flush Magelang region did not hinder the residents’ enthusiasm.

Lukminto stressed, there were no winners in this event. Since running is for fun, not competition. However, it follows the running race standard with the water station presence, marshal, and ambulance along the running track within 5 km.