Sungailiat Duathlon on the Beautiful Bangka Island

1 Dec 2012 - 1 Dec 2012

Combining running, cycling, and the beautiful coastal scenery of Bangka Island in the Bangka Belitung province, the Sungailiat Duathlon takes place on 1st December 2012 at the enchanting little town of Sungailiat.

The endurance competition comprises a 3 Km running course that starts from the Parai Beach Resort, followed by 30 Km bicycling course from Sungailiat Townsquare, and endswith another 3 Km running course which finishes at the Sepintu Sedulang Building.  Through the course, participants will be introduced to the beauty that lies along the coastline of Sungailiat Town.

Aside from trophies, this prestigious sporting event will award its champions with cash prizes. The first place winner will receive IDR15,000,000 in cash prize, the second place winner will receive IDR10,000,000 in cash prize, while the third place winner will receive IDR6,000,000 cash prize. There will also be a trophy and IDR4,000,000 for the most favorite athlete and 3 units of mountain bikes and sponsor merchandises for other favorite athletes.

The town of Sungailiat is the capital of the Bangka regency and is located about 40Km from Pangkalpinang, capital of the Bangka Belitung Province. About 12 Km from this town, one can also discover the beautiful  beaches of Matras and Parai Tenggiri Beach.

From Jakarta, there are daily flights from Soekarno-Hatta International Airport to Depati Amir Airport in Pangkalpinang, served by Sriwijaya Air, Batavia Air, Lion Air, and Garuda Indonesia. The city is also accessible from Palembang via daily flights served by Sriwijaya Air.

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