International nutrition company, Herbalife, has been named as the title sponsor of the Bali International Triathlon for the third consecutive year. The Herbalife Bali International Triathlon 2017, will be held at Mertasari Beach in Sanur, Bali, Indonesia, on Sunday 15 October.
“We are proud to return as the title sponsor of the Bali International Triathlon for the third time running,” said Shobie Ann King, Vice President, Southeast Asia at Herbalife Nutrition. “The sports sponsorship exemplifies our commitment to a healthy, active life, supported by good 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 Indonesian national athlete, Jauhari Johan. A Herbalife Nutrition sponsored athlete, Johan will also be representing Indonesia in the triathlon event at the 29th Southeast Asian Games in Malaysia, which run from 19-30 August 2017.
As title sponsor in Bali, 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 will be offering a taste of its Formula 1 Nutritional Shake Mix and NRG tea to participants at 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 online magazine. This year’s race comprises the following race categories:
- Olympic distance course: swim 1.5km, bike 40km, run 10km
- Sprint distance course: swim 500m, bike 20km, run 5km
- 5km fun run
Title sponsor, Herbalife Indonesia, is part of the international Herbalife nutritional supplement organization now working in 90 nations around the world. The organizers add that the Bali race ‘reflects values championed by Herbalife through its shared focus on nourishment, weight-control, vitality and wellness products.’