Ganjar Wants Borobudur Marathon to be the Best Marathon in Indonesia

JAKARTA – In addition to bicycles, marathon is a favorite sporting event which is increasingly popular as an international sport tourism event. The one that is being awaited and a calendar of events from the Ministry of Tourism is Borobudur Marathon.

The event which will be held on November 17, 2019 in Lumbini Park, Borobudur Temple Area, Magelang Regency will provide a new experience for tourists and runners to explore the city of Magelang in a different way.

Raising the theme Synergy and Harmony, Borobudur Marathon is not only for running competitions but there are local cultural values raised such as Magelang’s typical attractions and attributes of which are packaged to support the participants.

Here, participants will enjoy the sensation of exercising while enjoying the nature beauty and a warm feeling welcome from the community. In addition, after exercising the participants can also taste culinary delights, and various interesting things offered by Magelang.

Ganjar Pranowo, The Governor of Central Java, said that running is one of the sports that is loved by almost everyone. Here, the provincial government finally tried in collaboration between sports and tourism into a sport tourism in the form of Borobudur Marathon.
“As an event this is surprising since it was not as fast as it used to be, and turned out from year to year enthusiasm until the third year continued to increase until it gained international recognition. We want to continue therefore this Borobudur Marathon can become The Best Marathon in Indonesia, “he said.

The number of participants who registered for the Borobudur Marathon international running championship expanded to 17,000 participants, but only 8,000 participants escaped.

For participants who don’t get slots, don’t worry, Bank Jateng as the sponsor has provided 2,000 tickets that can be obtained for free.

Bank Jateng President Director Supriyatno said that to get the slot, prospective participants did not need to pay, just by opening a savings account at Bank Jateng, they could already get the ticket.

Borobudur Marathon 2019 is a running race in Central Java presented by Central Java Provincial Government in collaboration with Harian Kompas and Bank Jateng. The event will be held on November 17, 2019 with the theme Synergy & Harmony which means building synergy together and finding harmony in diversity