06 October, 2011

Annual Bilibili Race on this Fiji Day weekend

The Annual Bilibili Race will be held on Monday, 10 October 2011, along the Sigatoka River, Sigatoka, Fiji.  A total of 12 teams will take part.

The teams include :
  • Warwick Fiji;
  • University of the South Pacific,
  • Suva Holiday Inn,
  • The Naviti Resort,
  • Fiji Hideaway Resort,
  • Outrigger On the Lagoon Fiji,
  • Sigatoka Electric,
  • Sofitel Hotel,
  • Hilton Beach Resort,
  • Intercontinental Hotel,
  • Tambua Sands Resort and
  • The Pearl of the South Pacific Resort.
This is the 27th year of the race which began in 1984.  Sandy Point Cottage managing director Bob Kennedy was the founder of the race in 1984 when he was the general manager of the Reef Resort which is now known as Outrigger on the Lagoon Fiji.

The event promotes friendly rivalry between the staff of the resorts along the Coral Coast and to use the Sigatoka River as the main point.  Over the years hotels from Suva and Nadi joined the event.

Guests of hotels are usually encouraged to participate in the activities.

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