- Take a Run on the Wild Side
Take a Run on the Wild Side
Plataran 2nd Annual BNI Plataran Xtrail Saturday, October 6, 2018
On 6th October 2018, Plataran L’Harmonie – West Bali National Park will be the base venue for the 2nd Plataran XTrail event. The race, the first trail run in Bali, has earned a reputation as Indonesia’s most exhilarating trail running events.
Part of the Asia Trail Master series, Plataran’s XTrail serves as a qualifying round for the 2018 Asia Trail Master Championship.
Located at Bali's only Nation Park, festivities surrounding the race will showcase the natural beauty of the West Bali wilderness, while also highlighting the culinary and cultural attractions that make the area unique.
The event features a range races including a 70 km race for experienced endurance runners, a 30 km run for intermediate runners, and a 7.2km for families and beginners. In comparison to last year’s race, this year’s course will be more challenging in terms of the height and number of hills traversed during the race.
For this the second year of the race the number of runners is expected to reach 750 - a 50% increase over last year’s inaugural event.
Run in cooperation with Plataran L’Harmonie – West Bali National Park this year’s event is committed to strengthening and supporting local communities, along with the preservation of the natural environment and wildlife resources. The race will increase public awareness of costal and marine ecosystems through an endemic tree planting program and endangered Bali Starling release program.
Plataran Indonesia serves as the base for the race was founded in 2009 as an exotic Indonesian company that encompasses hotels, resorts, cruise vessels, spas, restaurants, event venues and nature development areas. The Plataran L’Harmonie at the West Bali National Park is set to welcome participants and spectators from all over Indonesia and beyond for the 2nd BNI Plataran Xtrail Event