Adisbali.com, Denpasar Bali - In a matter of hours, more than 2,000 runners from Asia, Australia, Europe, and Africa will participate in the "BII Maybank Bali Marathon", which will start and finish at Bali Safari and Marine Park, Gianyar. The race categories are full marathon (42.195 km), half marathon (21.0975 km) and 10 kms covering Gianyar area.
Registered runners include professional runners from Kenya, Luke Kibet, winner of Singapore Marathon in 2008 and 2009, Sue and Andrew O’Brien, a couple of runners and motivational speakers from Australia, and Indonesian professional business man including Sandiaga Uno and celebrities such as Alya Rohali, Melanie Putra, and Richard Sam Bera.
Related to their corporate social responsibilities, BII together with Lion Air and Berlari Untuk Berbagi carried out a CSR program in education by donating sport equipment and books for 17 schools located along the marathon route and in health by donating to Yayasan Bumi Sehat to support the development of maternal and child health on Saturday, April 21st 2012.
The weekend race starts with a Race Expo at Sanur Beach Hotel for participant re-registration on Friday. While on Sunday, visitors can also enjoy entertainment and various programs from sponsors in the Race Central at Bali Safari and Marine Park aside from the race.
Project Director of BII Maybank Bali Marathon, Thila Nadason, said, "This will be an exciting race, as we bring together many professionals runners and the public in a sports event with a good cause".
About PT Bank Internasional Indonesia Tbk (BII) :
BII is one of the largest banks in Indonesia with an international network that comprises 351 branches including five Syariah branches and 3 overseas branches (Mauritius, Mumbai and the Cayman Islands), 1,152 ATMs including 65 CDMs (Cash Deposit Machines) BII across Indonesia, and also connected with more than 20,000 ATMs under ATM PRIMA, ATM BERSAMA, ALTO, CIRRUS, and Malaysia’s MEPS network, and to more than 3,500 Maybank ATMs in Malaysia and Singapore. As of 31 December 2011 total customer deposit base of Rp70.3 trillion and Rp94.9 trillion in assets, BII provides full range of financial services through its branch and ATM network, phone banking and internet banking channels. BII is listed on the Indonesia Stock Exchange (BNII) and is active in SME/Commercial, Consumer and Corporate banking.
For more information please contact: Esti Nugraheni, Kepala Divisi Komunikasi Perusahaan
Tel: +6221 2922-8888
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