Pasuruan Bromo Marathon is an annual event held in Kecamatan Tosari, Kabupaten Pasuruan. Total of 1356 runners from 31 countries in the world took part in the 6th Bromo Marathon running competition this year. The event was took place on Sunday, September 23, 2018. Like the previous year, there were three race categories of running, they were 42 km, 21 km and 10 km. PT. Seng Fong Moulding Perkasa and PT. Kroya Wood Estetika participated in the event by sending 30 person in the 10 km race category. The team from SF Resource Group departed on September 22, 2018 at 4.30 p.m. from Jombang and arrived at the home stay located in Kecamatan Tosari, Kabupaten Pasuruan at about 9.30 p.m.
The next day (9/23), Pasuruan Bromo Marathon participants were picked up gradually by shuttle bus provided by the committee from the pick-up point near the home stay to Bromo Marathon start venue at Plataran Bromo. Right at 7 a.m., some of local officials like Abdul Hamid as PJ. Bupati Pasuruan, Dandim 0819, Wakapolres Pasuruan, and CEO of Plataran Bromo, Yosua Makes welcomed runners at the starting line and raised the departure flag in turn. Before the marathon started, runners also entertained by traditional art, Baleganjur.
The 2018 Bromo Marathon is more challenging than the marathon race which was followed by PT. Seng Fong Moulding Perkasa and PT Kroya Wood Estetika before. Many obstacles include slopes with various elevations along the road route at an altitude of 1,700 m to 1,975 m for race category 10K. In addition, marathon participants are also treated by views of the natural view around Mount Bromo. In some spots there are Tengger people lined up to encourage the participants.
SF Resources Group’s participation in the Pasuruan Bromo Marathon 2018 aims to foster spirit of competition among employees and indirectly become a promotional event for one of SF Resources Group’s subsidiaries, PT. Kroya Wood Estetika.