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Jakarta, 28 May 2021 - The Gelora Bung Karno (GBK) area is a green open land that can accommodate all sports and non-sports activities. Since the COVID-19 pandemic, the trend of sports in outdoor areas is currently popular, one of which is exercising in the GBK area which has its own value in the eyes of the community.
In order to optimize the use of the Gelora Bung Karno Main Stadium venue and facilitate the wishes of the community, the GBK Management plans to open the GBK Main Stadium Athletic Track. This is done to provide a new experience for users of the GBK Sports Zone. In line with this, the day before (27/5/2021), GBK Management held a Focus Group Discussion activity titled GBK Main Stadium Athletic Track which was attended by colleagues from the running community. In the event, GBK Management gathered input from running activists about the mechanisms and use of athletic tracks.

The GBK management hopes that with the opening of the GBK Main Stadium Athletic Track it can increase space for running activists to exercise in the GBK area. running as well as visitors to the GBK sports area so that people's interest in adopting a healthy lifestyle, one of which is by exercising in the midst of this pandemic, can increase, "said Rakhmadi A. Kusumo, President Director of PPKGBK. The Managing Director of PPKGBK also emphasized that the GBK Main Stadium Athletic Track facility will be opened to the public regularly with due observance of health protocols. ".

The GBK Main Stadium Athletic Track uses the best materials, namely 99 recorts certified by the International Association of Athletics Federations. This material has the advantage of having 3 layers. The top layer consists of Qualipur Polyurethane and EPDM Rubber and has a Shock Absorbing Layer, so that runners can feel the sensation of running on a soft rubber layer.