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Tourism Office of Sleman Regency, Yogyakarta in cooperation with Trail Runners Yogyakarta, presents Trail Race event which will be held on July 29, 2018. The event is entitled "Sleman Temple Run 2018". There are 2 categories in Sleman Temple Run 2018, namely: 25K and 13K. In accordance with the Trail Race category, the route to be followed is hilly and rocky and ground trajectory. This event was held for the first time in 2015. For the Sleman Temple Run 2018 route, it goes around  Banyunibo Temple - Barong Temple - Sojiwan Temple - Miri Temple - Ijo Temple - Gupala Arca Site. The run will start from Banyunibo Temple and finish at Banyunibo Temple again. Head of Sleman Regency Tourism Office, Sudarningsihi said that the distance of Sleman Temple Run is still the same as last year. Sudarningsih added that Sleman Temple Run 2018 has a difference with last year. In addition to Sleman Temple Run, there will also be a Night Cooking Festival in the courtyard of Banyunibo Temple with the tagline, 'Feel the Sensation of Cooking under the Star's Sprinkle'. The participants will consist of one team comprising of 5 people. Sudarningsih hopes that in the future, Sleman Temple Run can enter as 100 events of the Ministry of Tourism. She also remarked that after five times holding, her side will register the activity at the Ministry of Tourism in the 100 events, which will be launched by the Ministry of Tourism. Meanwhile, Ramdhan Krisnawan Hartarto from Trail Runners Yogyakarta community explained about the selection of Banyunibo Temple because the place is better. In terms of challenge, the trail run is different from running marathon or the others. Ramdhan Krisnawan Hartarto further said that for the 2018 run, the medals are slightly different from last year. Now, the medals use wood mixed with resin, produced by local staff from Jogja. Meanwhile, one of the committees of Sleman Night Cooking Festival, Agung said that this night cooking competition may be the only one in Indonesia. He also explained that for the general participants, they will be divided into three categories, namely general, students, and hotels, restaurants, cafes people - horeka. For the preliminary round menu, the participants will cook basic ingredients of Kecombrang. For the final round, they will cook traditional Mataram food.

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