On 24th September, Surabaya saw Run to Give 2017, an event presented Marriott International properties in Surabaya. Run to Give itself is a Marriott International’s annual charity event held simultaneously throughout Asia Pacific, first initiated in 2014. The 2016 event marked the first Run to Give after the merger of Starwood and Marriott International, completed in September 2016. Run to Give 2017 is also a part of Marriott International’s Take Care movement, highlighting on the brand’s core value in prioritising others first.
Marriott International’s properties involved in the Surabaya event were JW Marriott Hotel Surabaya, Sheraton Surabaya Hotel & Towers, Four Points by Sheraton Surabaya and Fairfield by Marriott Surabaya. The event managed to bring together about 1,590 runners from Surabaya and other cities and countries, including Sidoarjo, Malang, Jakarta, Australia and Japan, and was inaugurated by Mayor of Surabaya Tri Rismahrini – more familiarly known as Mrs. Risma.
Run to Give 2017 comprised several routes, with the 10K route opened by JW Marriott Hotel Surabaya General Manager Colin Young, 5K route by Sheraton Surabaya Hotel & Towers and Four Points by Sheraton Surabaya General ManagerA Alamsyah Jo. Prizes included Rp.500,000 saving from Bank Mandiri for first place, Rp.400,000 for second place and Rp.300,000 for third place. The profits from the event has been donated to Recovery Surabaya, a group aiming to increase awareness of the danger of breast cancer in Surabaya.
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