Change of venue for Bali International Triathlon 2016

  • February 27th, 2016
  • Posted by balitriathlon

The Bali International Triathlon (BIT) will return for its ninth year on Sunday, August 14th 2016. Bali International Triathlon has also announced a change of venue is on the way for BIT 2016 from Jimbaran to Sanur. Full details will be announced in February with the title sponsor, which previously was Herbalife for the 2013 and 2015 race, and a new course that is ‘steeped in Balinese culture, striking landscapes and history.

The race unveils a new venue set in one of the most spectacular locations in scenic Sanur. 2016 looks set to the see the event take a leap into becoming of the largest regional triathlons with the event’s new route and tie in with the annual community event Sanur Village Festival (SVF) which will be held from 24 – 28 August 2016.

One of Indonesia’s most loved triathlons, BIT has become famed for its iconic venue and unrivalled race experience. The race features an Olympic Distance Triathlon, a Sprint Distance Triathlon, and a 5-Kilometer Fun Run has won various honors, including “Best Destination Triathlon.” BIT has drawn more than 1,000 contenders from 30 countries, involving more than 500 Indonesian runners. Highlights of the event include stunning views of Bali’s beachfront, great event village and the closed road cycle route through the picturesque roads surrounding Sanur.

“We have very much enjoyed working with the team at Jimbaran Bali and would like to thank them for their support over the past few years. Thousands of athletes have enjoyed racing on the beautiful beach front of Jimbaran and now we’re excited to introduce athletes to a new triathlon destination in Sanur. We very much look forward to revealing more details in the next few weeks,” said Arie S. Sukirno, Bali International Triathlon’s Director, “We are also pleased to be part of the biggest community event in Bali, the 11th Sanur Village Festival, as our contribution to promote  Sanur and Bali as world tourism and sports destination.”

Editor’s note:

Starting in 2007, the ninth edition of Bali International Triathlon (BIT) returns on Sunday, August 14th 2016. Previously held in Jimbaran, the race unveils a new venue in Sanur. BIT is set up to suit the developing number of competitors anticipated that would partake race. Last year’s title sponsor, Herbalife Indonesia, is part of the worldwide sustenance organization now working in 90 nations around the world. The race reflects values championed by Herbalife through its nourishment, weight-administration, vitality and wellness products. Online enrolment will be open in the newly set up official race site at www.balitriathlon.com, where race upgrades, exceptional offers, and Bali exercises are accessible. More about the race www.balitriathlon.com


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