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1,000 Runners Participate in Borobudur Friendship Run in Bandung City

More than 1,000 participants took part in the Borobudur Friendship Run activity at City Hall, Sunday 4 June 2023. The release of the activity participants was carried out by the Daily Mayor of Bandung, Ema Sumarna.

Humas Kota Bandung Sunday, 04 June 2023 14:57
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The city of Bandung is the second point where the Borobudur Friendship Run is held. This event is a part of the Borobudur Marathon which is here to transmit enthusiasm to 10 big cities in Indonesia.

"Today there are 1,000 runners who will enjoy today's event and of course we as hosts welcome and thank you," said Ema.

According to him, activities like this can revive the economy in the city of Bandung after the pandemic. In particular, the economic movement of the MSME sector is getting back on track.

Apart from that, Ema also mentioned city tourism destinations, lodging, and culinary delights in the city of Bandung which have tremendous potential.

"The presence of many activities and the large number of people coming to this city are opportunities, especially economic opportunities, opportunities for people to stay here, opportunities to eat here," he said.

He also expressed his appreciation to the organizers who chose the city of Bandung as one of the event points.

"Moreover, the event is held during the long weekend, and I'm sure this will have implications for the city of Bandung," he said.

Borobudur Friendship Run Bandung takes the start and finish point at Bandung City Hall. 5 kilometers long route.

This route, among others, passes through Wastukencana Street, Pajajaran Street, Cicendo Street and Kebon Kawung, then continues to Kebon Jati and Otto Iskandar Dinata, ABC Street, and does not miss going along
the legendary street Braga, before returning to Bandung City Hall.

For information, the theme for this event is 'Voice of Unity', which aims to voice the spirit of unity, a positive voice to inspire one another and build unity through running activities while pumping up the economic activity of MSME players and greeting the cultural uniqueness of the local community.

After Bandung, which is the second city after Jakarta, Bank Jateng Friendship Run will successively greet Semarang, Yogyakarta, Surabaya, Denpasar, Makassar, Banjarmasin, Medan and Palembang. (ray)**


Head of the Bandung City Communication and Informatics Agency

Yayan A. Brilyana