Embarking on its third successful year, the MRA Bali International Triathlon will return to Jimbaran Bay where it has become a regular fixture on the international sporting calendar. The only annual triathlon event held on the popular island resort, the MRA Bali International Triathlon is sponsored by the MRA Group of companies and generously supported by the Four Seasons Resort Bali at Jimbaran Bay.
In 2008 the MRA Bali International Triathlon attracted more than 350 athletes and 2000 spectators from around the world, numbers the organizers hope to duplicate in 2009 due to the growing popularity of the sport both in the region and internationally. The Olympic distance event held in Bali includes an 1.5 km swim in Jimbaran Bay, a 40 km bike race down the island's southernmost peninsula and a 10 km run through the traditional Balinese communities surrounding the bay. As in years past, the race will be open to both individual athletes and corporate relays comprised of teams of three. A simultaneous 5km fun run will also be held during the event headquartered at the transition area on the beach in Jimbaran where food, drink, a merchandise bazaar and live music will all be on offer throughout the morning of June 28th.
Complete race information and registration on line are available at [www.balitriathlon.com].
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Exciting cash prizes, trophies and merchandise will be given to winners in the various gender and age divisions including an attractive accommodation package in a One Bedroom Villa at the Four Seasons Resorts Jimbaran Bay
to both the first male and female athletes to finish the triathlon race.The Four Seasons Resorts at Jimbaran Bay
is offering special packages on their private estates to athletes and families attending the event. Another Jimbaran supporter, Intercontinental Bali Resort
is located within walking distance of race central and is also offering special packages to triathlon participant. For complete information on accommodation packages, please visit: [Bali Traithlon Accommodation Offers
].About the MRA GroupPT Mugi Rekso Abadi (MRA),
an Indonesian Group of 35 diversified leading companies featuring products and services geared to a modern lifestyle. Well positioned to meet the needs of Indonesia's growing upwardly mobile market segment, MRA's
portfolio of businesses contains leading national print media including: Cosmopolitan, Esquire, FHM, Fitness, Men's Fitness
, and Bali & Beyond Magazine.
Broadcast media: Hard Rock Radio Stations
in Jakarta and Bali. Lifestyle & Entertainment products: Bulgari Jewelry
and Bang & Olufsen.
Food & Beverage: Hard Rock Café
and Haagen Dazs Ice Cream.
Automotive: Harley Davidson Motorcycle
and Ferrari Maserati.
Hotel & Properties: Bulgari Hotels & Resorts (Bali).
For more information on MRA Group, please visit [www.mra.co.id
]. About Bali International Triathlon LLCGeneric Events, Strom & Associates,
and Bali Discovery Tours
combined their resources to create this special event, the first of its kind on the island of Bali. Bali Discovery Tours
is a leading tour & destination management company in Bali .Generic Events
is a leading international event production company producing such events as the XTERRA Trail Run SoCal Series, Zoot Playa del Run Aquathlon Series, Saint John's Santa Monica 5000
and the Pasadena Triathlon.
For more information, visit their website at [www.genericevents.com
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