Near the end of GIBMI (Garuda Indonesia Bali Marathon International) participant registration at 16th October 2009, 8000 participants are registered to the GIBMI committe. This international event will be held on the November 9th 2009 in the paradise island of Bali.
With foreign participant joined this event, the GIBMI chairman will give more extra time for the registration. Because there is still many foreign participants who will register to join to this event.
Still with the GIBMI chairman arguments, total number of the foreign participant which registered to the GIBMI 2009 committe are about 500 participant. And 70% of them are dominated by Japanese. 25% from China, Hongkong, Australia, and few other country.
Many of the foreign participant which registered to the event which has total prize of 250 million Rupiahs because the GIBMI committe has well promoted it. And also, it's because this event will be held in Bali, one of the most tourist place which Javanese people visited.
In preparing this event, the committe says it's good enough. And they were planned to prepare the equipment in along of the running route.