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Tata Steel Jamshedpur Run-a-thon 2017 captivates the city

Jamshedpur, November 05, 2017

Tata Steel today organised the Tata Steel Jamshedpur Run-a-thon 2017. More than 6000 participants registered across the 3 categories of races, with over 800 runners from outside Jamshedpur. The  event started from the Archery Ground, JRD Tata Sports Complex from 6:00 am onwards.

The 10-km and 7-km races were open to all (Indian Nationals only), while the 5-km run was for under-16 boys and girls. The 10-km race is the internationally approved distance for road races by International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).

Tata Steel dignitaries present at the event were Mr T V Narendran, CEO & MD,  Mr Anand Sen, President, TQM and Steel Business, Mr Sunil Bhaskaran, Vice President, Corporate Services, Mr Sudhanshu Pathak, Vice President, Steel Manufacturing, Mr Suresh Dutt Tripathi, Vice President, Human Resources Management, Mr Avneesh Gupta, Vice President, Shared Services,  Mr Ravi Radha Krishnan, Chief Aviation & Sports, Mr Ashish Kumar, Head, Sports, and Mr R Ravi Prasad, President, Tata Workers’ Union.

The winner of the 10-km (male) finished the race in 31 mins 29 secs whereas the winner of 10-km (female) finished the race in 35 mins 29 secs. The 7-km (male) winner finished the race in 22 mins 14 secs whereas the winner of 7-km (female) finished the race in 26 mins 41 secs. The 5 km (male) and 5-km (female) winners finished the race in 16 mins 5 secs and 18 mins 54 secs respectively.

Prize money under different category were as follows:

10 Km run


Serial Position Prize in Male Category Name
1 1st Rs 51000 Ranjeet Kumar Patel
2 2nd Rs 41000 Santosh Kumar Joshi
3 3rd Rs 31000 Yogendra Kumar Kumar
4 4th Rs 21000 Pradeep Kumar
5 5th Rs 11000 Arjun Tudu


Position Prize in Female Category Name
1 1st Rs 51000 Chinta Yadav
2 2nd Rs 41000 Puja Mondal
3 3rd Rs 31000 Jhuma Khatun
4 4th Rs 21000 Seema Devi
5 5th Rs 11000 Heera Majhi

7 Km Run for Men and Women



Prize in Male Category 


1 1st Rs 25000 Pardeep Kumar
2 2nd Rs 20000 Brentius Marandi
3 3rd Rs 15000 Manas Das
4 4th Rs 10000 Mukund Banra
5 5th Rs 7500 Kailash Singh


Serial Position Prize in Female Category Name
1 1st Rs 25000 Vijay Laxmi
2 2nd Rs 20000 Samsad Ara Begum
3 3rd Rs 15000 Pinki Hansda
4 4th Rs 10000 Umita Kumari
5 5th Rs 7500 Basanti

5 Km run


Serial Position Prize in Male Category Name
1 1st Rs 10000 Bijay Singh Sundi
2 2nd Rs 8000 Bablu Tudu
3 3rd Rs 7000 Alok Kumar
4 4th Rs 6000 Sushil Kumar Modi
5 5th Rs 5000 Tribhuban Hembrom



Serial Position Prize in Female Category Name
1 1st Rs 10000 Shruti Kachap
2 2nd Rs 8000 Pooja Kumari
3 3rd Rs 7000 Shahnaz Parween
4 3rd Rs 7000 Sabita Mahanta
5 4th Rs 6000 Manti Kumari
5 5th Rs 5000 Sunita Kumari


About Tata Steel

Tata Steel Group is among the top global steel companies with an annual crude steel capacity of 27.5 million tonnes per annum (MTPA) as on March 31, 2017. It is the world's second-most geographically-diversified steel producer, with operations in 26 countries and a commercial presence in over 50 countries. The Group recorded a consolidated turnover of US $18.12 billion (INR 117,420 crore) in FY17. Tata Steel Group is spread across five continents with an employee base of nearly 74,000. Having bagged the Deming Application Prize and Deming Grand Prize for continuous improvement in 2008 and 2012 respectively, Tata Steel has now been recognised as the global ‘Industry Leader’ in ‘Steel category’ by Dow Jones Sustainability Index (2015). Besides being a member of the World Steel Climate Action Programme, Tata Steel has also been felicitated with several awards including the Prime Minister’s Trophy for the best performing integrated steel plant for 2013-14 (received in 2017), Best Risk Management by CNBC TV18 (2016), ‘Best-in-class Manufacturing’ award from TIME India (2016) and the ‘Most Ethical Company’ award from the Ethisphere Institute (2016), IIM Sustainability Award (2015), among several others.

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