The clock is ticking down to the 5th annual BIZNET Bali International Triathlon - now just four months away. There's still plenty of time to train and make travel plans to join either the Olympic Distance or the Sprint Distance events on either an individual or team basis.New Title and Presenting Sponsors
New Title And Presenting Sponsors BIZNET
Indonesia's leading technology company and communications provider has joined as title sponsor for 2011 lending their generous support to ensure this year's race will be the biggest and most innovative ever. Also joining as a new presenting sponsor is the AYANA Resort and Spa Bali
. Located a short distance from the starting line of the race. The AYANA Resort and Spa Bali
has joined the Four Seasons Resort at Jimbaran Bay
and the InterContinental Bali Resort
in providing special offers for participating athletes. As in past years, rooms near the race area go quickly and early race registration and accommodation planning are highly recommended.Discounted Flights To Bali From Hong Kong On Cathay Pacific AirwaysCathay Pacific Airways
has made a limited number of discounted fares from Hong Kong to Bali for race participants. For those traveling through or from Hong Kong this year, a 5% discount Cathay Pacific
is available on most fare classes. To book the discounted fare, athletes traveling from the United States should call (877) 707-2742. All others should e-mail Cathay Pacific at YVR#CORP[at]cathaypacific.com.Booking Hotel Accommodation
Bali hotel partners are offering discounted rooms for BIZNET Bali International Triathlon
participants. Four Seasons Resort at Jimbaran Bay
is making a limited number of villas available at a special rate of only US$315.00 per night plus tax and service, This attractive rates is available only to registered athletes and their families. To obtain one of these rooms you must first register for the race and then contact the Four Seasons
directly by e-mail at their reservations department at reservation.fsrb[at]fourseasons.com or via telephone at +62-(0)361-701010 in Bali, and ask for the "Triathlon Rate." Both the AYANA Resort And Spa Bali
and the Intercontinental Bali Resort.
Bookings can be made directly with the hotels or by contacting Andreas Kansil at Bali Discovery Tours
at andreas[at]balidiscovery.com Registration For Sprint Distance Race
Last year, a large number of athletes participated in the inaugural Sprint distance race. Designed for athletes participating in their first triathlon, or for those who prefer to race a shorter distance, Sprint Distance Race
is a 500 meter swim, a 20 kilometer bike course and a 5 kilometer run starting at 7:00 am - 30 minutes before the Olympic Distance Race.Plan To Arrive Early In Bali
Participants are encourages to arrive in Bali in time to participate in an escorted course ride and bike blessing ceremony, both on Friday morning, June 24, 2011. This year, the course ride will begin at 8:00 a.m. at the transition area located at the Intercontinental Bali Resort
and will finish at Coconut Grove
at the Four Seasons Resort.
The always popular bike blessing ceremony, performed by a Hindu priest, will begin at 10:00 am after the course ride finishes. Friday Night Athlete And Media Reception
On Friday, June 24, 2010 ,at 5:00 pm athletes and their families can attend a VIP Reception at the Four Seasons Private Estate.
The VIP party is also a media event complimentary wine, beer and Balinese canapés on offer.
On Saturday night, the traditional and very popular high-carbohydrate dinner will be served at the Coconut Grove
private beach. Free to registered athletes, modestly priced tickets are also available at US$15.00 for accompanying adults and US$7.00 for children.
A new feature at the 5th Annual BIZNET Bali International Triathlon
will be a special post-race party on Sunday evening, June 26, 2011 on the cliff side of the AYANA Bali Resort and Spa
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