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Tata Steel Jamshedpur Run-a-thon 2019 Reinforces the Promise of a Healthier Tomorrow

Jamshedpur, November 10, 2019

Tata Steel today organised the sixth edition of Tata Steel Jamshedpur Run-a-thonat JRD Tata Sports Complex. More than 4500 participants participated in the run across 3 categories, representing 14 states across India. The event started from the Archery Ground, JRD Tata Sports Complex from 6:10 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 Tata Steel, Ms Ruchi Narendran, Mr Chanakya Chaudhary, Vice President, Corporate Services and Mr Sudhanshu Pathak, VP Steel Manufacturing. Dr J J Irani, former MD, Tata Steel graced the occasion and congratulated the winners and participants of Run-a-thon 2019. Mr Neeraj Kant, MD ISWP, Mr Tarun Daga, MD, JUSCO, and other senior dignitaries of Tata Steel also were present on the occasion. Mr Piyush Pandey (IPS), SP Rural, Dr Ehtesham Waquarib (IPS), SP Rail Jamshedpur, Mr Manmohan Prasad, Executive Magistrate (East Singhbhum) and District Sports Officer also participated in the event along with other senior officials.

The winner of the 10-km (male) finished the race in 31 mins 18 secs whereas the winner of 10-km (female) finished the race in 37 mins 48 secs. The 7-km (male) winner finished the race in 22 mins 22 secs whereas the winner of 7-km (female) finished the race in 27 mins 29 secs. The 5 km (male) and 5-km (female) winners finished the race in 16 mins 22 secs and 20 mins 56 secs respectively.

It is worthwhile to mention that the winning timing clocked in the 10-km (male) category last year was 32 mins 04 secs while that for the 10-km (female) category was finished the race in 37 mins 54 secs.

Prize money under different category were as follows:
10 Km run
Male


Serial

Position

Prize in Male Category

2019 Winner

1

1st

Rs 51000

Narendra Pratap

2

2nd

Rs 41000

Pintu Kumar Yadav

3

3rd

Rs 31000

Virendra Kumar Verma

4

4th

Rs 21000

Harmanjot Singh

5

5th

Rs 11000

Ajay Kumar Bind

  • REPEAT PERFORMANCE: Harmanjot Singh took the No.#1 Spot in the 10km (Male) category in 2018

 

 

Female


Serial

Position

Prize in Female Category

2019 Winner

1

1st

Rs 51000

KM Reenu

2

2nd

Rs 41000

Samsad Ara Begum

3

3rd

Rs 31000

Aaradhana Singh

4

4th

Rs 21000

Shanti Rai

5

5th

Rs 11000

Babita Nishad

  • REPEAT PERFORMANCE: Samsad Ara Begum took the No.#2 position in the 7 km (Female) category in 2018

7 Km Run for Men and Women
Male


Serial 

Position 

Prize in Male Category 

2019 Winner

1

1st

Rs 25000

Arif Ali

2

2nd

Rs 20000

Rahul Kumar Rajbhar

3

3rd

Rs 15000

Sunil Kumar

4

4th

Rs 10000

Sandeep Kumar

5

5th

Rs 7500

Gurlal Singh

  • REPEAT PERFORMANCE: Rahul Kumar Rajbhar took the No.#2 spot last year in the 7 km(male) category in 2018.

 

Female

Serial

Position

Prize in Female Category

2019 Winner

1

1st

Rs 25000

Bimla Patel

2

2nd

Rs 20000

Shilpy Yadav

3

3rd

Rs 15000

Basanti Kumari

4

4th

Rs 10000

Priyanka Nishad

5

5th

Rs 7500

Soniya Tiriya

 

 

 

5 Km run

Boys

Serial

Position

Prize in Male Category

2019 Winner

1

1st

Rs 10000

Gopal Ram

2

2nd

Rs 8000

Kalidas Murmu

3

3rd

Rs 7000

Sunil Hembrom

4

4th

Rs 6000

Sukhinath Guria

5

5th

Rs 5000

Sanjay Banra

  • REPEAT PERFORMANCE: Gopal Ram took the No.#2 Spot in the 5 km (Male) category in 2018

Girls


Serial

Position

Prize in Female Category

2019 Winner

1

1st

Rs 10000

Itishree Mohanta

2

2nd

Rs 8000

Laxmi Majhi

3

3rd

Rs 7000

Prity Kumari

4

4th

Rs 6000

Shivani Kumari

5

5th

Rs 5000

Smaranika Sahoo

  • REPEAT PERFORMANCE: Itishree Mohanta took the No.#1 Spot in the 5 km (Female) category last year

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 (MnTPA). 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 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.

In 2018, the Company launched a corporate brand campaign #WeAlsoMakeTomorrow(www.wealsomaketomorrow.com)).

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