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Denpasar – PT Bank Maybank Indonesia Tbk (Maybank Indonesia), as the organizer of Maybank Bali Marathon announced the official race date of the Maybank Bali Marathon 2017 (“MBM17”), an international race that will take place on Sunday, August 27, 2017 in Bali.

Maybank Indonesia made a number of improvement and refinement to make the event more vibrant, entering the sixth year of the race since it was first held in 2012.

In 2017, The number of participants is expected to reach 8000-9000 participants, a 20% increase from last year.

“We increase the number of participants this year to accommodate the interest of participation that continue to increase from year to year. In tune with the increase in the number of participants, we will also improve the readiness of better infrastructure to maintain the quality, safety and comfort of the race, ranging from race pack collection, setting the starting pen and finishing area. It is our main principle that additional participants should not diminish the quality of the race, “said Taswin Zakaria, President Director of Maybank Indonesia.

The race will have 4 categories: full-marathon (FM), half-marathon (HM), 10K and children sprint (race children).

“Sustainable CSR program has become a part of our positive efforts to contribute in the development the community in Bali. Continuing our previous CSR initiatives that promotes sports, public health and education, in 2017 we will focus on community empowerment and education, ” said Taswin Zakaria. (*/BPN)