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Tata Steel set to organise Jamshedpur Run-a-thon 2017

Jamshedpur, September 21, 2017

Tata Steel is all set to organise its annual Jamshedpur Run-a-thon on November 5, 2017. The 10-km run will kick-off from the JRD Tata Sports Complex with the first race scheduled at 0615 hours. This event is open all (Indian Nationals only).

10 km is the internationally-approved distance for road races by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).

There will be different events for various categories of runners. The 10 -km run for elite runners is open to all (Indian Nationals only) and will have a registration fee of INR 500. Apart from this, there will be a 7-km run (registration fee INR 300/) and a 5-km run for under-16 boys and girls (registration charge INR 100/-). The reporting time for all races is 0600 hrs.

Online registrations have been opened for all race categories at The last date to register is October 30, 2017.

Sports and physical fitness are ingrained in the philosophy of Tata Steel. The Sports Department consistently organises sporting and running events to provide a healthy work-life balance for Tata Steel employees and believes in promoting fitness among stakeholders in the larger community.

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 Programmer, 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 Euthyphro Institute (2016), IIM Sustainability Award (2015), among several others.


Chief, Corporate Communications, India & SEA
Tata Steel