Two new sponsors on-board T10 Sports and Fast&Up Ananda Run in an all new-avatar
Tata Steel Kolkata 25K (TSK 25K), in only its fifth edition, has firmly cemented its position as the only IAAF accredited 25K in the world.
In what emerged as a double for Ethiopia, Birhanu Legese and Dibaba Kuma braced glory in the Elite 25K men’s and women’s categories respectively, even as Avinash Sable and L Surya kept the Indian flag fluttering in the fifth edition of Tata Steel Kolkata 25K. The race also witnessed 14,734 people run on a nippy winter morning as TSK 25K celebrated Vijay Diwas today.
Tata Steel Kolkata 25Kpromises some stiff competition on race day on December 16 as defending champions Degitu Azimeraw and Avinash Sable look determined to retain their crowns while their compatriots promise a fight to the finish line.
Procam International, promoters of the Tata Steel Kolkata 25K, outlined arrangements that are in place for the 15000+ participants on Sunday, 16th December including medical facilities and the route at a media conference on Wednesday.
Vijay Diwas Trophy introduced for the defense: Army, Navy and Airforce to compete for honour and prize money The event continues to be one of the largest philanthropic platforms in Kolkata; 36 NGO’s registered, INR 35 lakhs raised in charity and counting
Race promoters Procam International have signed up a high-quality international field for the Tata Steel Kolkata 25K on Sunday 16 December – the world’s only IAAF Label Road Race over the distance – included Ethiopia’s defending women’s champion Degitu Azimeraw and Kenya’s two-time world champion Florence Kiplagat.
Tata Steel Kolkata 25K, the only 25km race in the world to be accorded an IAAF Bronze Label Road Race status and India’s only international 25K, is set for a mighty splash as four-time Olympic Games gold medallist and diving legend Greg Louganis will grace the City of Joy as its International Event Ambassador.
Tata Steel Kolkata 25K only in its fifth year, is already an urban legend having ticked off the running revolution in the East.
Multiple times world champion Kenenisa Bekele kept his reputation intact cantering past the finish line in the maiden appearance of TSK 25K in its international avatar with a timing of 1.13.48 , even as over 13700 participants took to the streets on a nippy winter morning.
The overwhelming response from the runners and citizens of Kolkata has turned Tata Steel Kolkata 25K into a feast of mind boggling numbers both in terms of charity and participation as it goes international from this year.
A constellation of stars will assemble at the City of Joy led by the redoubtable Kenensia Bekele in the men's field and Helah Kiprop and Valentine Kipketer in the women's as TSK 25K goes international from this year.
Distance running legend Kenenisa Bekele and Kenyan superstar long distance runner Florence Jebet Kiplagat has been signed up to compete in the Tata Steel Kolkata 25K on Sunday 17 December, the race promoters Procam International announced on Friday.
This one is not for the faint of hearts. So, brace up in anticipation of the throbbing footsteps that come calling from around the world to confluence in Kolkata as TSK 25K only in its fourth year goes international! Come December 17, Kolkatans will have a red letter date as the Red Road literally enters the history books as the track for India’s first and only international venue for the distance.
It was the charge of the light brigade on December 18, 2016. Only this time it was into the world of joy and ruddiness, for more than 10,000 took to the Red Road at the Tata Steel Kolkata 25K turning Kolkata from the cerebral & cultural capital of India to a health and fitness conscious metro of the new millennium.
A new course record was set by G Lakshmanan at the third edition of TATA Steel 25K, event as 10,089 participants came out today to turn the historic Red Road into a veritable track on a nippy winter morning here in Kolkata.
Procam International, promoters of the Tata Steel Kolkata 25K 2016, today announced their preparedness to host the third edition of the TSK 25K at the event Media Centre, West of Red Road, Next to Basketball Court, Near Pratilata Oyedwar Statue.
With limited number of running spaces available, the Tata Steel Kolkata 25K has shown a healthy 18 per cent increase in timed runners running the 25K and 10K races. With joggers and walkers all set to turn the Red Road into a veritable carnival for health, communal harmony and charity and to show that the cerebral capital of the country is also on the highway to being the fittest.
Tata Steel Kolkata 25K will see a 30-member strong Indian contingent fighting it out for the top spot with G Lakshmanan and Swati Gadhave leading the battle for the prize money of Rs 22,80,000/- on December 18.
With formal registration opening today, the Red Road lies in restless impatience for the throbbing hearts and pulsating steps as Kolkata gears up for the third edition of Tata Steel Kolkata (TSK) 25K' on Sunday December 18.
Indian Women Elite runners, O P Jaisha, Sudha Singh and Lalita Babar today interacted with the media ahead of the Tata Steel Kolkata 25K, which will be run on Sunday. Top 30 India’s elite Men & Women athletes gear up for the second edition of the Tata Steel Kolkata 25K, scheduled to off from Red Road in the city of Joy on December 20, 2015.
India’s first accredited 25K, will focus on encouraging Indian running talent, amateur men & women runners and any individual who needs a platform to showcase their ability, determination and self-belief to make their lives brighter and better.
Indian elite athletes, Elam Singh and Olympic qualifier Sudha Singh clinched the men’s and women’s title at Tata Steel Kolkata 25K today at Red Road in the City of Joy, Kolkata on Sunday.
Procam International, promoters of the Tata Steel Kolkata 25K 2015, today announced their preparedness to host the 2nd edition of the TSK 25K at the event Media Centre, West of Red Road, Next to Basketball Court, Near Pratilata Oyedwar Statue.
The City of Joy begins the countdown to the 2nd edition of India’s first accredited 25K run – the Tata Steel Kolkata 25K, that will be flagged off on Sunday, 20th December 2015 from the iconic Red Road, where Runners, Joggers and Woggers will participate for a host of reason’s ranging from health & fitness, Charity, and to show their solidarity with Kolkata.
Tollywood’s heartthrob & Bengali cinema’s most prolific, multi-faceted actor, producer, and singer turned Member of Parliament – Dev, will be the ‘Face of the Event’ for the second edition of the Tata Steel Kolkata 25K.
After a successful inaugural edition, this December, India will witness Kolkata’s spirit and unity like never before. The online and on ground registrations for ‘Tata Steel Kolkata (TSK) 25K’ scheduled for 20th December 2015 have begun. Kolkata’s very own TSK 25K is back in a new avatar and will see participation from some of India’s finest professional athletes, serious runners, health and fitness enthusiasts during the event.