WEST BANDUNG REGENCY-West Java Governor Ridwan Kamil participated in the marathon race titled Unpar Half Marathon 2019 by taking the 5K category. The competition which began at 05.00 in the morning took place in area of Kota Baru Parahyangan.
The event was initiated by Parahyangan Catholic University Bandung Alumni, the event was attended by 3200 runners including Bogor Mayor Bima Arya who was also an Unpar alumni.
The governor said, life must be balanced between birth and mind. In accordance with the excerpt on the Indonesian song Raya, namely "wake up its soul, wake up its body", meaning that in addition to physical spirit also must stay healthy.
He further supports every community and institutional initiation that directly indirectly promotes the charm of West Java through one of them sport tourism. As in this event, runners encountered a number of surprises along the route, including spectators which will feature Sundanese culture, Dogdog Lojor, and also a water shower for 21K runners.
Of course the beautiful scenery in the Kota Baru Parahyangan area is also a special visual entertainment for runners.
Before the marathon run the Governor first carried out the Fajr Prayer in congregation with the Mayor of Cimahi and the community at the Great Mosque of Cimahi North of Jalan Cihanjuang, Cimahi City, Sunday (02/10/19)