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Tata Steel Bhubaneswar Half Marathon steps up to its 5th edition

Bhubaneswar, December 10, 2019

~To be held on 12th January 2020; Registration open till 30th December 2019; Cash awards worth Rs 8.64 lakh to be won~

In line with its stated commitment of building a better tomorrow, Tata Steel announced the 5th edition of Tata Steel Bhubaneswar Half Marathon (TSBHM) on January 12, 2020. Organised in association with the Government of Odisha’s Sports and Youth Services Department, the TSBHM 2020 is set to have running enthusiasts from across the country gather on a common platform to promote health and active lifestyle.

Bringing together the people of Bhubaneswar and beyond as they celebrate their love for running and sports, Tata Steel Bhubaneswar Half Marathon is organized every year in the month of January to commemorate the National Youth Day. Launched in 2016, the Tata Steel Bhubaneswar Half Marathon seeks to catapult Bhubaneswar into becoming one of India’s premiere distance running destinations. With an aim to encourage an active sporting lifestyle, the Tata Steel Bhubaneswar Half Marathon has been witnessing growing number of participants each year.

On the occasion, Mr Chanakya Chaudhary, Vice President, Corporate Services, Tata Steel said, “We are happy to once again host Tata Steel Bhubaneswar Half Marathon along with Government of Odisha. This event has grown in popularity year-on-year and Tata Steel stays committed to improve on the running experience of this signature event. We look forward to a significantly large turnout on the race day.”

Speaking on the association of Tata Steel and the state of Odisha with Sports, he added: “It is gratifying to see Bhubaneswar fast growing into a sports destination in the country”.

The details of Tata Steel Bhubaneswar Half Marathon 2020 were announced during a press conference in Bhubaneswar today. TSBHM 2020 consists of three competitive races – 21 km (Half Marathon) for men and women of 18 years and above, 10 km for men and women of 15 years and above and 5 km for boys and girls between the age of 12 to 16 years. The highest prize money will be Rs 1 lakh to each of the winners in the Men and Women category of Half Marathon. Venue will be Kalinga Sports Complex, Bhubaneswar. Last date of registration through the official website www.tatasteelbbsr-run.com is 30th December 2019. However, there will be a maximum of 5000 registrations and enrolment will happen on a first come first serve basis.

The registration fees for Half Marathon is Rs 300, for 10 km Run is Rs 200 and for 5 km Run is Rs 100. All participants will be given participation T Shirts, BIB Chip and Number as well as refreshments.

State-of-the-art technology consisting of Timing Mats and its control units, Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) chips, split timing mats on route, tracking camera, wi-fi network on route as per international standard will be used to follow the world-class standards at the Tata Steel Bhubaneswar Half Marathon.

During the press conference, the official T-Shirt for the Tata Steel Bhubaneswar Half Marathon 2020 was unveiled by Shri Manoj Kumar Padhi, Joint Secretary, Department of Sports and Youth Services, Government of Odisha and Mr Chanakya Chaudhary, Vice President, Corporate Services, Tata Steel, along with other guests including Mr R R Satpathy, General Manager, Corporate Services, Tata Steel Kalinganagar and noted Odia actors Ms Archita Sahu and Mr Sabyasachi Mishra.

 

Prize details of Tata Steel Bhubaneswar Half Marathon-2020 (In Rs. / excluding taxes)


Position

Half Marathon-21.097 km

10 km Run

5 km Run

Men

Women

Men

Women

Boys

Girls

1st

100,000.00

100,000.00

51,000.00

51,000.00

11,000.00

11,000.00

2nd

75,000.00

75,000.00

31,000.00

31,000.00

8,000.00

8,000.00

3rd

51,000.00

51,000.00

21,000.00

21,000.00

7,000.00

7,000.00

4th

31,000.00

31,000.00

15,000.00

15,000.00

5,000.00

5,000.00

5th

11,000.00

11,000.00

11,000.00

11,000.00

4,000.00

4,000.00

 

Race Details:


Race Category

Description

Flag-Off time

Half Marathon (21.0975 Km)
(Men & Women)

18 Years & above
(Born on or before 12-01-2002)

6:00 AM

10 Km
(Men & Women)

15 Years & above
(Born on or before 12-01-2005)

7:15 AM

5 Km (Boys)

12 Years to 16 Years
(Born between 12-01-2008 and 12-01-2004)

8:00 AM

5 Km (Girls)

8:05 AM


About Tata Steel
Tata Steel Group is among the top global steel companies with an annual crude steel capacity of 33 million tonnes per annum. It is one of the world's most geographically-diversified steel producers, with operations and commercial presence across the world. The group (excluding SEA operations) recorded a consolidated turnover of US $22.67 billion in the financial year ending March 31, 2019. In 2018, Tata Steel acquired Bhushan Steel Ltd (now renamed as Tata Steel BSL Ltd).

A Great Place to Work-Certified organisation, Tata Steel Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, associates and joint ventures, is spread across five continents with an employee base of over 65,000. Tata Steel retained the ‘Global Steel Industry Leader’ position in the DJSI 2018. The Company has been recognised as the Climate Disclosure Leader in ‘Steel category’ by CDP (2017). Besides being a member of the World Steel Climate Action Programme, Tata Steel has won several awards including the Lighthouse recognition for its Kalinganagar Plant – a first in India, Prime Minister’s Trophy for the best performing integrated steel plant for 2016-17, ‘GreenPro’ certification for products (Tata Pravesh Steel Doors, Tata Structura, Tata Pipes) by CII, Authorized Economic Operator  (AEO) status (Tier 2) by the Directorate of International Customs (Ministry of Finance, Govt. of India), ‘Corporate Strategy Award’ by Mint (2018), Golden Peacock Award for Risk Management (2018) and Best Risk Management Framework & Systems Award (2019) by CNBC TV18. The Company also received the ‘Most Ethical Company’ award from Ethisphere Institute for the eight time (2019), Steel Sustainability Champion (2018) by the World Steel Association, Dun & Bradstreet Corporate Awards (2019), Golden Peacock HR Excellence Award by Institute of Directors (2018), ‘Best Companies To Work For’ recognition by Business Today, 'Asia's Best Integrated Report' award by the Asia Sustainability Reporting Awards (2017), among several others.

Last year, the Company launched a corporate brand campaign #WeAlsoMakeTomorrow.

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