RUN IN COSTUME
Be Creative. Be Innovative. Be Expressive.
Come, Celebrate and be part of Kolkata's most colourful street carnival! Outshine on race day through your creative, funky, innovative costumes and be noticed at the costume contest – Run In Costume – to be eligible for awesome cash prizes! And if you are running in support of a cause, this is the best opportunity to shout out the ‘cause’ and stand out!
Best costumes will be judged by noted personalities. So grab your friends or go alone!
Prizes for best individuals dressed in costume –
1st Prize: ₹ 25,000 | 2nd Prize: ₹ 15,000
This is open for a minimum of 10 people dressed in a formation conveying a message –
1st Prize: ₹ 50,000 | 2nd Prize: ₹ 30,000
Run In Costume Judging
Ananda participants who wish to enter for the Run in Costume contest need to report at the Run In Costume stage by 7:00 a.m. (refer to event venue map for location). Judging will be conducted between 7:15 a.m. and 8:15 a.m. at this stage.
Please note, where props are being used by any individual or group, the size of the props should be such which can go through metal detectors and/or baggage scanners placed at the entrance of venue premises.
After winners are declared, they will be guided to the line-up area for the start of Ananda Run.
- It is compulsory for participants to wear their bibs over their costumes.
- Please note, participants carrying props representing any form of arms, ammunition or weapons will be not be allowed to enter the venue premises, and of course not participate in the contest.
- Participants can take part only in ONE of the two contest categories.
- The winners of individual and group categories will be basis concept and creativity. The decision of judges on the number of winners declared shall be final and binding on all.
- There will be no ties.