JAKARTA, Indonesia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Global nutrition company, Herbalife has been named as the title sponsor of the Bali International Triathlon for the third consecutive year. Called the Herbalife Bali International Triathlon 2017, the event will be held at Mertasari Beach in Sanur, Bali on Sunday, October 15.
“We are proud to return as the title sponsor of the Bali International Triathlon for the third time running. The sports sponsorship exemplifies our commitment to a healthy, active life, supported by good nutrition,” said Shobie Ann King, Vice President, Southeast Asia at Herbalife Nutrition. “We have been supporting the Bali International Triathlon since its inception in 2007, and are delighted to see the event has grown from strength to strength. We look forward to working closely with the organisers to spread our messages on good nutrition to as many people as possible.”
Over 2,000 participants are expected to take part in this year’s race, including Indonesia’s national athlete, Jauhari Johan. An Herbalife Nutrition sponsored athlete, Johan will also be representing Indonesia in the triathlon event at the 29th Southeast Asian Games in Malaysia this month.
As the title sponsor, Herbalife Nutrition will provide all Herbalife Bali International Triathlon 2017 participants with its nutrition products during pre-event training sessions and coaching clinics. In addition, Herbalife Nutrition will be offering a taste of its Formula 1 Nutritional Shake Mix and NRG tea to participants at the five booths set up across the competition venue, where participants will also be able to receive complimentary body fat and glycemic index analyses.
The Bali International Triathlon has grown in popularity and was recently named as one of the “Best Triathlon Races in Asia 2016” by AsiaTri.com, an Asian triathlon online magazine. This year’s race comprises the following race categories:
- Olympic Distance Course: Pool 1.5km, Bike 40km, Run 10km
- Sprint Distance Course: Pool 500m, Bike 20km, Run 5km
- 5km Fun Run
More information on the Herbalife Bali International Triathlon 2017 is available on http://balitriathlon.com/.
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