Following the success of the two previous editions, the Jakarta Marathon, - biggest running event in Indonesia - will again turn the streets of the capital city of Jakarta into a colossal race track for thousands of runners on Sunday, 25th October 2015. This mega sport-tourism event is jointly presented by the Ministry of Tourism of Indonesia and the Jakarta Provincial Government in cooperation with promoters INSPIRO.
To promote Jakarta Marathon 2015, the Ministry of Tourism along with the city of Jakarta and promoters jointly held a press conference and opened a registration booth at the Tokyo Marathon Expo 2015 in Japan a day before the Tokyo Marathon 2015 that also marked the opening of the World Series Marathon held on 22nd February 2015.
Initiator and Chairman of Jakarta Marathon, Sapta Nirwandar, explained that the pre -event in Tokyo was aimed to attract participation from international runners. He added that in the two previous editions of Jakarta Marathon in 2013 and 2014, runners from Japan dominated international participants, 250 Japanese participated in 2013, while the number grew to 350 in 2014.
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