6000 Runners Will Light Up Astralife 2XU Run 2017
By : Irvan AF And Aldi Firhand A | Saturday, November 18 2017 - 19:48 IWST
2XU Run Press Conference 2017 at Gandaria City, Jakarta, Friday (17/11/2017). (Photo: IST)
INDUSTRY.co.id - A total of 6,000 runners will enliven 2XU Compression Run Indonesia 2017 at Scientia Square Park, Summarecon Serpong, 26 November. That number increased 20% over the previous year.
Running events that enter the third edition, race three numbers: half-marathon 21K, 10K, and 5K. In details, 3,000 participants will run in half-marathon numbers, 2,000 10K runners, and 1,000 runners competing in the 5K category.
"Summarecon we chose because the track conditions are challenging and street capacity can accommodate 6,000 runners," said Bertha Ghani from runID as 2XU Compression Run Indonesia 2017 in Jakarta, Friday (17/11/2017).
The 2XU event in Indonesia is a series of similar races in Malaysia and Singapore. The goal is to provide a good racing experience with attention to the comfort and safety of the runners. Well, the committee was already alert paramedic, ambulance, and doctors. "There are 50 paramedics including doctors and six ambulances will escort the runners," she said.
The runners are also provided with Astra Life insurance coverage that is tailored to the needs during the race. Protection given by Astra Life when runners need medical services due to muscle injury, dehydration, or heat stroke in the middle of the race. So that the runner can calmly and enjoy and focus finish the race.
Hydration system given in this third edition of the race prepared by Pocari Sweat which provides isotonic drinks and mineral water. A number of water stations are alerted at every two kilometers or 11 points along the track run by the runners. '' We want to provide comfort and satisfaction to the runners when following 2XU Compression this time, '' said Christin Iskandar as the organizer.