Bali Marathon

Ten great reasons to run the 2013 Bali Marathon Festival

April 29, 2012

There are many great reasons to run the Bali Marathon, Half Marathon or 10km. Here are our top 10 reasons to run Bali in 2013. Cheering, friendly people on the course Unique scenery for running Well organized event Great family / partner destination (access Australia/Asia/ Eurpoe – US Adventure) Pasta party on the beach Race […]

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Running the BII Maybank Bali Marathon 2012

April 27, 2012

Over two thousand runners took part in the 2012 Bali Marathon and just over 400 of us started the marathon at 5.00am in the dark at the Bali Marine and Safari Park on April 22. The air was hot, steamy and definitely no warm up jackets were required. We were pumped. This was the first […]

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42 Koalas and the Bali Marathon

April 21, 2012

A few weeks ago we discovered during the Bali Marathon we would be running through parts of the island where runners “have not been before”. Remembering the enjoyment from handing out gifts to children while running in South Africa and Thailand we decided to repeat the exercise. How best to do it was the question? […]

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Meeting a local runner in Bali

April 21, 2012

It was morning number two and we were running along the Sanur Boardwalk when we started chatting with a local Balinese lad.  Luckily his English (limited) was far superior to our Balinese / Indonesian (none) and the conversation started. Our new friend – February – (almost certainly not the correct spelling and our apologies for […]

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Bali Marathon Registration and Expo a Big Success

April 21, 2012

Well the promotion has been done. The anticipation has been steadily building for several months. Runners from all around the world including Africa, North America and Europe, together with those from the region (Asia, Australia and New Zealand) and the local Indonesian runners were finally on their way to the Bali Marathon Registration and Expo. […]

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Arriving in Bali for the BII Maybank Bali Marathon

April 19, 2012

As the Captain announced we were about to land in Bali – our first trip to the island paradise so many of our Australian friends call their second home we looked down to catch our first glimpses of the stunning coast line. During the flight we had been lucky enough to fly directly over Uluru […]

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