07 July 2018 31 December 2018

Bintan Weekend Market

Plaza Lagoi

Starting from 7th July 2018, an exciting line-up of cultural activities including Batik Painting and music performances, traditional snacks and intricate hand-made souvenirs awaits you every Saturday and Sunday at the Bintan Weekend Market. Make your way down to Plaza Lagoi, Lagoi Bay for all the fun and action!


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19 August 2018

2018 Indofood IRONMAN 70.3 Bintan

Bintan Island

The 4th Indofood IRONMAN 70.3 Bintan, happening on August 19, 2018, is stepping up again with a stellar international elite athlete line-up and the introduction of some exciting changes to the race course.

 

The limelight will not be just on the elite athletes: a record number of 1,300 amateur triathletes, including 85% of international visitors, will join the professionals on the start line. The majority of them will aim to complete the grueling 1.9km swim, 90km bike and 21.1km run individually, however the event offers a relay option where a team of three will complete the course together, each team member doing only one discipline.

 

Always seeking to enhance the athletes’ experience, organiser MetaSport has perfected the award-winning course this year. The swim course shape has been modified to avoid sun glare and improve visibility, making navigation easier.

 

The most significant change however, concerns the bike course. The unique and scenic one-lap course has been reversed in direction to improve traffic conditions, giving a totally fresh perspective of the course and highlighting the lush green hills and striking coastal stretches. In addition, a 12km-lap through a picturesque kampong village around the 60km mark replaces the Ria Bintan dog-leg.

 

Read the press release here or visit www.ironmanbintan.com to know more about the event.
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09 September 2018

International Bintan Marathon 2018

Lagoi Bay Bintan

Bintan Resorts will be hosting the inaugural International Bintan Marathon on 9 September 2018 with the tagline, ‘Run and Discover’. The event is collaboration by two nations – Indonesia (PT. Bintan Resorts Cakrawala, PT. Medianusa Permana) and Singapore (Orange Room Pte Ltd).

 

Offering a wide range of distances; 10km (Charity Run), 21km and 42km, the event is expected to host more than 2,000 runners. The 10km charity run appeals to individuals and organisations that wishes to run for fundraising purposes. Proceeds from the fundraiser will be appropriated to assist a local and deserving charity in Bintan.

 

“We are proud to bring a Marathon to Bintan and we see it as our mission to contribute to a healthier and more active sporting community, as well as to the tourism and sport development of Bintan. The race is an exciting invitation for both local and international runners to explore the island and experience one of the most picturesque marathon courses in South East Asia. We have also chosen to have the marathon at the end of the September school holidays, as Bintan is also a family fun and holiday destination,” said PT Bintan Resort Cakrawala Group General Manager Abdul Wahab.

 

The marathon which is sanctioned by Persatuan Atletik Seluruh Indonesia (PASI) will start and finish at Plaza Lagoi in Lagoi Bay – a popular tourist spot at Bintan Resorts. With an early morning start, participants will be able to enjoy the amazing sunrise as well as the sights and sounds of the island. Participants will follow a scenic route by the lake, beautiful scenery of the beach and explore the panoramic landscape of luxurious hotels and other attraction spots within Bintan Resorts. The race is a great opportunity for participants to enjoy the natural beauty of Bintan Island, taste local food and to learn the Malay culture, on top of putting their physical abilities to test.

 

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For more information, please visit www.bintanmarathon.com.


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