The largest International Event of the year involving more than 3000 runners from all around the world took part. For the second time in a row, Bali Safari & Marine Park became the host of a very special event, BII Maybank Bali Marathon 2013. The 42.195-km marathon race held on 16 June 2013 and is opened for public. Included in the event is the half-marathon race covering a distance of 21.0975 kilometers, 10 kilometers and Children sprint.
Bali Safari & Marine Park as the Race Central becomes the start and finish point for 4 different race categories. The race started in Gianyar and participants run across a route certified by the International Certificate. More than 5.000 runners and supporters of this international running championship had been at Race Central Bali Safari & Marine Park since 4 am. In this occasion the General Manager of Bali Safari & Marine Park, Hans Manansang also participated in the 10 K category with some Bali Safari & Marine Park staffs.
Last year's champion from Kenya, Lilan Kennedy Kipro, again won the full marathon category, with a time record of 2 hours, 18 minutes and 51 seconds and has the right to receive a prize of USD 17,500 which is given directly in the award ceremony at Race Central, Bali Safari & Marine Park, Gianyar. The full marathon champion for women's category is achieved by Megeret Megestu from Ethiopia.(BTN/015)
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