Procam International today announced the 13th edition of ‘World Athletics’ Gold Label Race, Tata Consultancy Services World 10K Bengaluru will be held on Sunday, 13th September 2020.
The TCS World 10K Bengaluru was initially scheduled for 17th May 2020 but had to be postponed due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic affecting thousands of lives all over the world.
The online registrations for the rescheduled event will commence on, 2nd July 2020 at 7:00 am IST on https://tcsworld10k.procam.in.
For the benefit of registered runners, following options have been designed to ensure a smooth transition.
1. Runners who have already applied for the 2020 edition, their registrations will be automatically transferred to the new race date e. 13th September 2020, without any payment.
2. Registered applicants who choose not to take part (or are unable to do so) in the rescheduled event on Sunday i.e. 13th September 2020, will be able to surrender their entry to Procam International with effect from 12th May 2020 (10:00 am IST) to 29th May 2020 (6:00 pm IST) by filling the online bib surrender request form on https://tcsworld10k.procam.in. The application fees paid will be refunded post deduction of INR 150 as processing charges.
Hugh Jones, Race Director, TCS World 10K Bengaluru, said, "Postponing the TCSW10K Bengaluru was bowing to the inevitable. It is just not possible to stage a race in currently prevailing conditions. Pushing the race date four months forward allows plans to be made with confidence for a race that is likely to be more competitive than ever.”
Vivek Singh, Joint-MD, Procam International said, “We shall overcome this unprecedented situation and God willing the event will take place on 13th September 2020. We are confident of receiving the same support we have had all these years from the city authorities and everyone else who have been responsible for its success over the years.”
He further added, “Athletes from around the globe and the running community from around India, will stand together with the Pride of Bengaluru, for yet another memorable edition.”
The TCS World 10K, Asia’s only Gold Label 10K, is expected to witness over 25,000 runners, on the start line at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium in Bengaluru. Over the past decade, the event has hosted some of the fastest athletes from across the globe. Apart from being a sporting extravaganza, the event has created a positive social impact through its various philanthropic initiatives.
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