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Tata Consultancy Services World 10K Bengaluru in its 13th edition will bring alive the transformative Power of Technology and the role it plays in our lives - now more than ever. This event is a step in the direction of unifying people through their different reasons to run; be it to unlock their best performance, raise funds for a good cause or re-connect with friends, family, and colleagues. And while we may be apart, we can run united. This Run Unites Us.
Registrations for the TCS World 10K 2020 are open at tcsworld10k.procam.in from Monday, 30th November, 6:00pm IST till 25th December 2020.
Tata Consultancy Services World 10K, is all set to offer the running fraternity an engaging, immersive experience via new race formats enabled by the exclusive TCSW10K App. The app-enabled race will give an opportunity to runners across the globe to participate from the convenience of their geographic location, starting 20th December till end of day 27th December 2020.
"Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has been associated with the TCS World 10K Bengaluru for the last 10 years and we are extremely proud of the fact that the event has grown in popularity and stature to become the city’s premier running event.
We are delighted to bring the best of technology innovation as part of our #ThisRun platform to create an immersive virtual edition of this event. In this pandemic while the event is virtual, the event celebrates the determination and spirit of humanity. #ThisRun will unite us all!”, said Rajashree R – Chief Marketing Officer – TCS.
Participants can choose to register in any of the four categories.
§ Open 10K and Open 5K is capped at Rs. 499 and for an overseas participant it is USD 30.
§ Group Relay (10km - 4x2.5kms) or (10km – 2x5km) is 499 per person and USD 30 for an overseas participant.
§ Group relay (5km- 2x2.5kms) is 499 per person and USD 30 per person for an overseas participant.
Registered participants will be rewarded with a personalised physical commemorative e-bib, a once-in-a-life-time limited edition personalised Unity medal, personalised e-bib, personalised e-medal and an e-certificate. In addition to this, a chance to ace your 10K with the world’s best athletes.
For those participants who had already registered for the event which was originally scheduled for earlier this year, there are options of either requesting for a refund, carrying forward their registration to take part in the TCS App-enabled race in December 2020 or choosing to transfer the registration for a guaranteed spot at the TCS World 10K in 2021.
TCS World 10K EXCLUSIVE APP: The specialized event app is boosted with an array of features for an enhanced running experience. This includes, timing and distance tracking, sights and sounds of the run, video montage of the run, leader boards, an option to track favourite runners, etc. The app will be launched on 17th December 2020.
UNITY MEDAL to HONOUR the HUMAN SPIRIT: This year, TCS World 10K Bengaluru, pays homage to the magnanimity of the human spirit and the bond that unites us all. This spirit of magnanimity is captured in the once-in-a-lifetime medal, inspired by the Ashoka Chakra. The personalised medal will be couriered to all participants.
ACE YOUR RACE WITH THE ELITE: For the first time ever, TCS World 10K Bengaluru participants, will have a one-of-a-kind opportunity to compete against some of the world’s best athletes, with the advantage of an established handicap. To ace their 10K, participants at the time of registration, can choose the elite athlete they wish to compete with. They will also have exclusive access and insight into their training regimen, diet plans and inspirational messages that will encourage runners to put their best foot forward and clock their personal best.
Expressing his excitement over the initiative, Face of the Event and award-winning actor Puneeth Rajkumar said, “This year has been very difficult for people from various walks of life and the one thing that stands out in this struggle to bounce back is the human spirit to unite for greater good. Through their many initiatives this year, Procam International have brought people together for a cause, that has had a great impact on rebuilding lives. I am very happy to be part of this year’s TCS World 10K 2020 because it is special. Through the TCS App, anyone from across the globe can participate.
Come let’s join the TCS W10K movement.”
“Many running enthusiasts have been eagerly awaiting to be part of the Tata Consultancy Services World 10K event. Though we have had to endure a long wait due to the ongoing battle with the pandemic, we did not want to keep our runners waiting any longer. With no geographical boundaries and time flexibility, this new format of the event will certainly encourage many more to take up the sport of running.”
“We are ever so grateful to our Title sponsor Tata Consultancy Services who have been a pillar of support. It will bring the world closer and in solidarity. This Run, unites us,” stated Vivek Singh, Joint-MD, Procam International.