— Magelang, Yogyakarta, Indonesia, Asia
- Borobudur Marathon
- Saturday, November 17, 2018
- Magelang, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Our 5th Annual Club Meeting and Reunion wlll be held Saturday afternoon November 17 at Magelang – Yogyakarta, Indonesia and then run the Borobudur Marathon on Sunday November 18, 2018. If you plan to join, please make sure to add yourself to the calendar.
Medical certificate required for all the participants.
Date : Saturday, November 17, 2018
Time : 4:00 PM / 16:00 (local time)
Address : RUN CREW CORNER Semanggi ballroom, 3rd Floor
Artos Hotel, Magelang, Jawa Tengah
Jl. May Jend Bambang Sugeng No.1, Mortoyudan, Magelang, Central Java, Indonesia
Candi Borobudur or Borobudur Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage Site is a Buddhist stupa and temple complex dating from the 8th century. Borobudur Marathon, a running race event with “Reborn Harmony” as its main theme. It is largest marathon of of Central Java and IAAF certified. The race course is mainly flat, and there two uphill and downhill, running across the paddy village, farmer village, and some traditional dance performance along the road will cheering all the runners. The cheering from dancer will keep up the spirit of all runners. Around 8.754 runners participated in Full Marathon, Half Marathon and 10 K.
Magelang City, is easily accessed via Yogyakarta International Airport (Adisutjipto International Airport). Most visitors go to Borobudur from Yogya by tour bus, and any of the hotels will make arrangements for travel. If you’re arriving in Yogjakarta and going directly to Borobudur temple, you can use the local bus terminus to catch a bus to Magelang or Muntilan. From either location, catch a bus to the Borobudur terminus. Borobudur is actually located about a 45-minute drive from central Yogyakarta, taxi also available from the airport.
Borobudur is the biggest Buddhist temple in the ninth century measuring 123 x 123 meters. It is located at Magelang, 90-km southeast of Semarang, or 42-km northwest of Yogyakarta. Borobudur temple is the one of the best-preserved ancient monument in Indonesia that are most frequently visited by over a million domestic as well as foreign visitors. It also had been acclaimed by the world as a cultural heritage main kind. The architectural style has no equal through out the world. It was completed centuries before Angkor Wat in Kamboja. Borobudur is one of the world’s most famous temples; it stands majestically on a hilltop overlooking lush green fields and distant hills. Borobudur is built of gray andesite stone. It rises to seven terraces, each smaller than the one below it. The top is the Great Stupa, standing 40 meters above the ground. The walls of the Borobudur are sculptured in bas-reliefs extending over a total length of six kilometers. It has been hailed as the largest and most complete ensemble of Buddhist relieves in the world, unsurpassed in artistic merit and each scene an individual masterpiece.
Racepack include participant T shirt, some gift from sponsor such balm, sun block, snack etc. On completion competitors receive a finisher T shirt for Full Marathon, and finisher medallion for all finishers. Cut Off time is sevenhours.
Nearby race on adjacent weekend(s)
- Penang Bridge International Marathon (Malaysia) would be one week after this race.
Date : Sunday, November 25, 2018
Website : www.penangmarathon.gov.my/portal/
- Macau Marathon would be two weeks after this race.
Date : Sunday, December 2, 2018
Website : www.macaomarathon.com/en/
- Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon would be three weeks after this race. Date : Sunday, December 9, 2018
Website : www.runsociety.com/event/standard-chartered-singapore-marathon-2018/