Don't Miss The Zoo Race!

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There is one more race left - all proceeds go to local nominated charities

All proceeds go to local nominated charities

One 5 K races to enter

  • Jakarta International School: January 26th - results are out
  • British International School, Bintaro: February 9th - results are out
  • STB ACS: April 13th - results are out
  • Jakarta Free Spirit, Ragunan Zoo: May 4th



Race BIBs can be purchased up to 1st May 2014 from the following:

Darmawangsa Square City Walk 2nd Fl.
#34 Jl. Darmawangsa 6
Kebayoran Baru, Jakarta Selatan 12160
Phone: 021-7278-7280

Jakarta International School
Jl. Terogong Raya no. 33

British International School
Bintaro Jaya Sektor IX
Jl. Raya Jombang
Ciledug, Pondok Aren

Sekola Tiara Bangsa
Jl. Bantar Jati, Kelurahan Setu, Jakarta Timur - Indonesia
Telp. +62 21 8459.7175 / 76 | Fax. +62 21 8459.7180
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I Can Club
Mall of Indonesia
Italian Walk J1-2
Kelapa Gading Square



5 k race: Rp 150,000 per race, per person

2.5 k fun run: Rp 50,000 per race, per person

100 metres kiddies race – free entry


Don’t forget to register for the JIS race BEFORE January 20th 2014

To register your BIB number and your details go on line to www.ikutlomba.com

  • Login to www.ikutlomba.com (in case you don’t have an account yet, register first)
  • Click on “Register my BIB”
  • Enter the Registration Code, the 10 digit code on the bottom of your BIB
  • Confirm Race details, Confirm your Personal details


Peel off the sticker of the white foam BIB Tag and stick it on the back of your BIB, behind the Registration Code. Each BIB has a set of these instructions for registration. If you are not registered you will not be able to see your finish time.

Pin your BIB to your running shirt and see you at the start line!

Come an hour early, to warm up.


  • 5km Race: 6:45am
  • 100m: 7:30am
  • 2.5km Fun Run: 7:45am
  • Medal Presentation: 8:15am




There are Four Race Age Categories for male and female entrants:

Ages 8-18, 19-39, 40-49, 50+

Prizes will be presented to the overall 1st, 2nd and 3rd male and female winners of each race. There are no prizes for the overall series (all 4 races). Medals will be presented to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd winners of each age category



Team Entries are welcomed.
Teams are limited to four runners (maximum) and all teams must be mixed – one male, three females (or vice versa) or two plus two. The winning team will be awarded medals. Company team members must be employed by the company or be a spouse/child of an employee. Teams can include schools or other institutions.


Race results and photos will be posted on www.jakartafreespirit.org



Jakarta Race Series cannot be held responsible for any injuries resulting from attending or taking part in the race series.




Special JFS Zoo
Club Race

April 26th, 2014

For JFS Members Only

Choose your event:
    1. Indonesia's First Ever 10 Miler (16K)
    2. Half Marathon
    3. Ekiden (Relay Race 3 Runner
    Teams 8K; 8K; and 5K)

Event Entry for Members Only:

    - Option 1 & 2 Rp. 150.000 per runner
    - Option 3 Rp. 250.000 per team

Volunteers needed to help!
Please contact

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Zoo Course reference :

- The 8,05 km round: http://connect.garmin.com/course/5674843
- The 5 km round: http://connect.garmin.com/course/5675566

How to Enter:

    - You can buy BIB (available from mid March) at:
    Sukaoutdoor - Darmawangsa Square
    - Register at www.ikutlomba.com
    - Turn up and Race
    nb: members only

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The Jakarta Race Series 2014

2 Races Left in the series

& a post series bonus…

JFS Jakarta Highland Gathering Race

Saturday May 17th

Lippo Karawaci

(watch for more news)


The BIS 5K Race Results, Sunday 9th February 2014.

Congratulations to all participants – another good race, the second of the four race series. Thanks to BIS for organising the event and to Matt Wiggers for lightning results service.

JFS runners were very much up there on or near podium finishes – a great set of results for the club, with JFS placing 12 of the top 40 places all sub 22 minutes and we had a few ‘stars’ missing, out of town. Well done!
Hope I did not miss anyone – let me know

Nick Elliott


JFS Highlights – congratulations all round

Awesome JFS Ladies
1st Kari Elliott and 10th across the line in 19.05
2nd Francesca Sist and 17th across the line in 19.

Category podiums….plus
2nd Lana Slayman
4th Janet Walters

Men - JFS dominated top ten overall;
times from 18.13 to 19.15 within the top twenty

4th Harry Sikkema in 18.13
5th Gary Baker
6th Mark Hogan
9th Joel Berends
13th Muara
14th Ben Elliott

Category podiums….plus
1st Mark Hogan
4th Joel Berends

1st Gary Baker
2nd Curt Featherstone

For more detail please go to http://www.ikutlomba.com


JFS New Member Registration

We are getting plenty of interest in our Membership Network. Why not register today to be a member. Paid up members get password access to the membership network area. Fees can be paid at any of our weekly runs to Nick Elliott, Andy Roby, Agnes Safford or Tiernan Downes (Sundays). Rp 250,000 for individual & Rp 400,000 for family membership.

Stay healthy and sharp!

Nick Elliott
JFS President 

Weekly Runs




    We run Saturday morning in Ragunan Zoo at 6:30am. This run us on a 5km loop and suitable for runners of all abilities and ages


    There are two ways to reach our starting point for the 6.30 am Saturday Zoo Run:
    • Stop a Blue Bird taxi and ask the driver for "Kebun Binatang Ragunan"
    • Consult these maps and ask - everyone knows the Zoo!

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    Start from Grand Lucky Supermarket intersection (Sudirman SCBD Lot 12 across from the Energy building) at 6:00am. This is a long distance run of approximate distance 16-25km. Runners should be able to maintain a pace of 5:30-6:00min/km for Sunday runs.
  • WEEKDAYS with the Senayan Striders!
    Come join this group!

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    Senopati to Gelora Bung Karno for circuits a group run from the junction of Jl. Senopati south of SCBD at 06:00 Tuesday and Thursday
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