Maybank Marathon is an annual road race presented by Maybank Indonesia which is now reaches its one decade celebration since it was first held in 2012 in Bali. Titled as Maybank Marathon, formerly known as Bali Marathon, it now become as one of the main choices for sport tourism events, as the road race is beyond than just a road race for runners, but Bali is also a holiday destination for the entire family. Maybank Marathon Bali is an international athletic event with a touch of Balinese Culture, its natural beauty and hospitality of the people. Since 2013, Maybank Marathon has established itself as the first marathon in Indonesia and has consistently listed in the official race directory of Boston Marathon. In 2020, Maybank Marathon became Indonesia's first and only ‘Elite Label’ marathon event, acknowledged by the World Athletics and is included as one of World Athletics' marathon events.
Maybank Marathon has also received various recognitions, one among eleven, “Remarkable races in the world that one must participate before you die” by The Active, one of “The 52 Best Races on Earth 2016” by Runnersworld, Best Marathon 2016, and the Most Popular Sport Event 2018 by the Venue magazine.
After implementing series of improvements and enhancements, this year Maybank Marathon has officially obtained ‘Elite’Label Road Race from World Athletics (previously, the International Association of Athletics Federations or IAAF) and become the first marathon in Indonesia to have achieved this prestigious label.
Elite label road race can only be awarded to marathon event that has fulfilled all requirements and verified by the World Athletics. These requirements amongst other consist of distance and route that has been certified by an official course measurer from the Association of International Marathons and Distance Races (AIMS), road closure, timing system, international elite runners, medical, media coverage, technical delegate to perform the assessment, comfort and safety for runners and compliance to all marathon regulations as laid out by the World Athletics.
By obtaining Elite label, it affirms Maybank Marathon as international standard marathon event and bring forth Indonesia among other international marathon events in the world.
Maybank Marathon is now part of 175 qualifying events for the World Championship marathon series of Abbott WMM Wanda Age Group World Rankings. Wanda Age Groups gives opportunity for runners within the age group of 40 to 80+ men and women* to participate the Wanda Age Group World Championship series in 2021. Runners who race at Maybank Marathon 2020 based on age groups’ will have his/her points automatically accumulated into Wanda Age Group Ranking system and will further determine ranks for the runners to be eligible for the upcoming Wanda Age Group World Championship.
For more information please click: https://www.worldmarathonmajors.com/agwr/how-it-works/
*Age Group is based on age, time and gender group: 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+ for men and women
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