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Fun Run for Youth Day: Tanah Lot, Bali

The Tanah Lot 10 K, in commeoration of Youth Pledge Day, will be held on Sunday with the theme “Run Towards Peace“. Atheletes from around the country as well as Balinese students will take part in the run. Head of the organizing committee I Made Sujana said that the number of registered participants had reached 8,460, exceeding the target of 7,000 participants as the Jakarta Post article explains

“The number of participants is likely to increase since the end of the registration period is still a few days away,” Sujana said.

Tabanan Deputy Regent Putra Wirasana said Wednesday that the biannual event aimed to promote Bali as a tourism destination, especially Tanah Lot temple in Kediri.

Located on the west coast of Bali, Tanah Lot is famous for its picturesque view.

Sujana says Kediri residents should use alternative streets from 6.30 a.m. to 10 a.m. and to keep their dogs in their backyard so as to not bother the runners.

Tabanan Regent Adi Wiryatama will start the race at Banjar Jagasatru in Kediri .

The organizers have provided a cash prize of Rp 12,000,000 for the male and female winners.