BII-Maybank Bali Marathon 2014: Experience Traditional Balinese Life in Gianyar
BII-Maybank Bali Marathon (BMBM) is an annual road race event held in Bali. The race will feature a combination of flat road and rolling hills. Runners will experience Balinese natural life and traditional art performance along the course.
Attracting Thousands of Runners to Gianyar, Bali
This year's BMBM is expected to attract 5,000 runners. Previously in 2012, the BMBM attracted more than 2,000 runners from 43 countries. In the following year, the total participants increased 50% to more than 3,000 runners from 46 countries including Kenya, United States, and countries in Asia and Australia. This event has also attracted increasing numbers of local runners in Indonesia.
Qualifying Marathon for the Prestigious Boston Marathon
Having been been also measured by the Association of International Marathons and Distance Races (AIMS) and certified by International Measurement Certificate number INA2012/009, the BII Maybank Bali Marathon 2014 is now one of the Boston Marathon’s qualified marathons.
Since the BMBM is within the qualified window for Boston Marathon 2015 which starts from 14 September 2014, runners who complete the BMBM within the minimum qualifying time will have a chance to register in the Boston Marathon, which is one of the six marathons in the prestigious World Major Marathon Series.
The BII-Maybank Bali Marathon will take place on 14 September 2014 in Bali, Indonesia. Registrations are now open until 12 September 2014 or the total number of participants reaches 5,000 runners; whichever is earlier.