Bali International Triathlon, LLC has just announced the Four Seasons Corporate Challenge will be included as a separate division of the first triathlon race ever to be held on the island of Bali. The race, which will take place on June 24, 2007 at Jimbaran Bay, Bali, will feature an Olympic distance course, consisting of a 1.5 kilometer swim in the warm waters of Jimbaran Bay, a 40 kilometer bike course through the Nusa Dua area of the island, and a 10 kilometer run through Jimbaran Village with a beach finish.Click Images to Enlarge
Four Seasons at Jimbaran Bay, one of the leading race sponsors, is offering a first prize package consisting of a three day, two night stay in one of their world famous luxury villas. Awards will also be given to the first three finishers in each age group category. Corporations, schools and universities, government agencies or community groupings are encouraged to join the growing list of race teams to compete in 3-person teams which will race the same course as individual participants. Only the first 25 teams to enter will be able to participate in the first year race. Race entry fees for relay teams are $275.00 US, and entries can be made through the race website at [www.balitriathlon.com]
"We would like to challenge every hotel, resort and corporation doing business in Bali to participate in this first year relay race. Our teams are already in training and we expect to compete alongside businesses from our Balinese community,” says John O’Sullivan, general manager of Four Seasons at Jimbaran Bay. "This race is an opportunity for all of us to perform a service for Bali and the Balinese people," added O’Sullivan. The race is expected to bring in hundreds of athletes from all over the world who will take advantage of this unique destination race.
Corporate participation in triathlon relay team challenges has become a significant part triathlon races in Asia and worldwide. "It would not be unusual to see 30-50 relay team participants wearing their corporate uniforms at major triathlon events" says Robb Strom, one of the co-race organizers of the Bali International Triathlon. "Herbalife and Disney regularly run 10 or more teams at triathlon events all over the world," added Strom.
Further information concerning the race can be found at www.balitriathlon.com. Event questions and media inquiries can be directed to Brennan Lindner at Generic Events by calling him in Los Angeles, CA USA at +011 310-260-7898.
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