The magnificent Borobudur Temple in Magelang, in the Central Java Province will again become the focus of attention when runners from across the world gather at this UNESCO World Cultural Heritage monument when the Borobudur International Marathon is staged on 20th November 2016.
Extending the program significantly compared to previous editions, this year thousands of international and national runners will not only compete in the 10K and Half Marathon (21Km) distances but also for the Full Marathon (42Km) and Ultra Marathon (116Km) distances. There will also be a 3Km special Ambassador & Celebrity Run Category that will be participated by a number of ambassadors and Indonesia's top celebrities.The start and finish line will be drawn at the Lumbini Garden, by the Borobudur Temple, except for the Ultra Marathon category which will start from the Train Museum in Ambarawa.
Expected to involve participation of no less than 20,000 running enthusiasts, the Borobudur International Marathon 2016 offers a total cash prize of IDR4 Billion. Highlighting the international marathon, a series of pre-events will also take place around Borobudur, namely the Central Java Borobudur Adventure Off Road on the 11th to 13th November, the Borobudur Jazz Festival on 19th November, and BTN Tour de Borobudur Cycling Event on 19th to 20th November.
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