|Kolkata, India||December 17, 2023||Registration Open|
Tata Steel Kolkata 25K is an Indian premier running event inaugurated in 2014. TSK 25K is the only 25K race in an Indian metro to have a Silver label IAAF accreditation. And with 100,000 USD in total prize money, it is also one of the richest and the most rewarding races.
The event, promoted by Procam International, has changed the running paradigm in the East of India in the few years since its inception – with not only an expanding number of participants in the event but also ever-increasing number of people seeking a more active lifestyle in the country’s east.
While the 25K race is the feature race, the event has other distances to offer for runners of every ability and age – namely:
- Open 10K
- Ananda Run (5km)
- Senior citizens run for the silvers – for those 60 and above (2.3km)
- Champions with Disability category – for individuals with any disability (2.3km)
TSK 25K has also partnered with India Cares Foundation, to raise funds for Philanthropy and in the year 2019 raised an all-time high of Rs 98.41 Lakhs taking the total funds raised at TSK 25K to Rs. 4.01 crore (since its inception).
Tata Steel Kolkata 25K events in 2020 and 2021 were canceled due to Covid-19.
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Tata Steel Kolkata 25K
Race Categories, Dates, Registration, Eligibility & Fees
|25K||10K||Ananda||Senior Citizens Run||Champions with Disability#|
|Start Time^||6:25 am onwards*||5:40 am||8:40 am||8:10 am||8:05 am|
|Eligibility Criterion||18 years & above||15 years & above||12 years & above||60 years & above||12 years & above^^|
|Other Eligibility Criterion||Earlier participation Compulsary. Check Details below @||Earlier participation Compulsary. Check Details below @||–||–||–|
|Fees – Indians||INR 1500||INR 800||USD 499||INR 200||INR 200^^|
|Fees- Oversees||USD 30||USD 20||USD 15||USD 10||USD 10^^|
|Registration||Register here||Register here||Register here||Register here||Register here|
|Expo Details^||The 2022 Expo was held at Khudiram Anushilan kendra, Sahid Khudiram Bose Rd., BBD Bagh, Next to Netaji Subhash Chandra Stadium, Kolkata for 3 days prior to race day. Time Slots to collect bib would need to be booked online prior to pick up on first-come first-served basis.|
^ Details of Race Start time and Expo details for the Tata Steel Kolkata 25K 2023 have not yet been released. Above are details from Tata Steel Kolkata 25K 2022 for reference.
*Race Start time is staggered for 25K
# Anyone with the following disabilities can apply under the CWD category – Have physical/locomotor disability, Intellectual impairment, Visual impairment, Hearing impairment, Orthopedic or neurological disorder.
^^ For Champions with Disability Buddy, the age requirement is 18 years and the Fees is INR 100 / USD 5
@ Below Time Eligibility criterion is applicable:
25K: Must have participated in Full Marathon, 25k, Half Marathon, or 10km race conducted on or after December 1, 2019, with the following eligibility criterion.
- Full marathon: 07:18:00 or faster
- 25k: 04:11:00 or faster
- Half marathon: 03:30:00 or faster
- 10K/: 01:22:00 or faster
10k: 01:22:00 or faster10K: Must have participated in Full Marathon, 25k, Half Marathon, 10km, or 5km race conducted on or after December 1, 2019, with the following eligibility criterion.
- Full marathon: 06:54:00 or faster
- 25k: 03:58:00 or faster
- Half marathon: 03:18:35 or faster
- 10k: 01:30:00 or faster
- 5k: 00:45:00 or faster
Information about Route Map for Tata Steel Kolkata 25K 2023 not yet released. Below are Route maps and other details from Tata Steel Kolkata 25K 2022.
|25K||10K||Ananda||Senior Citizens & CWD Run|
|Course map, elevation & enroute facilities||25K Course Map||10K Course Map||Ananda Run Course Map||SCR & CWD Course Map|
Information about Tata Steel Kolkata 25K 2022 Start and Finish points is provided below:
|Start Point||Start Point|
|Red Road, Kolkata||Red Road, Kolkata|
Information about Prize Money for Tata Steel Kolkata 25K 2023 has not yet been released. For the Tata Steel Kolkata 25K 2022, the following awards were handed out. All prizes were equal for men and women.
The top 3 finishers, in the 25K race, falling within the age groups* given below, shall be eligible to the following prize money:
- 1st position: INR 20,000
- 2nd position: INR 15,000
- 3rd position: INR 7,500
*Age groups (18-25, 25-30, 30-35, 35-40, 40-45, 45-50, 50-55, 55-60, 60-65, 65-70, 70+)
Also up for grabs is the “Vijay Diwas Trophy” (with cash prizes) contested by personnel of the Indian Navy, Indian Army & Indian Air Force available. The Vijay Diwas Trophy-winning teams would be awarded the following cash prizes:
- 1st position: INR 60,000
- 2nd position: INR 42,000
- 3rd position: INR 30,000
2022 and Earlier Edition Results
- Check Results for Tata Steel Kolkata 25K 2022.
- Check Results for Tata Steel Kolkata 25K 2019 and earlier editions.
- Full vaccination for Covid-19 is compulsory (both doses).
- The 25K and Open 10K are timed races, Timing certificates would be provided to those finishing runs within 4hrs 30 min (for 25K) and 1hrs 30 min (Open 10K) respectively.
- Bib pick up slots would need to be booked online prior to the expo.
- Pacers would be available for the 25K and 10K races.
- Line up section dependent on race timings submitted.
- Group registration is available.
- Water, energy drinks, orange & salt, and other refreshments would be available on the route/course. Water and refreshments are available to all runners post-race finish.
- Medical and washroom facilities would also be available on the route/course.
Procam Slam is a running program that recognizes and rewards amateur runners for their devotion and hard work if they participate in all key Procam International-sponsored running events.
In order to become a Procam Slam Champion, a runner must finish four feature races within the specified time limit. These are listed below:
- TCS World 10K Bengaluru: The 10k race in under 1 hour 30 minutes.
- Delhi Half Marathon: The Half Marathon in under 3 hrs 30 minutes.
- Tata Steel Kolkata 25K: The 25K run in under 4 hrs.
- Tata Mumbai Marathon: The full marathon in under 6 hrs 30 minutes.
- To begin with his/her Procam Slam Cycle, a runner can take part in one of the above-mentioned Procam events and then run the three Procam-sponsored distance running events that follow.
- The Procam Slam Cycle will be considered complete if the runner completes all four consecutive races.
- One would need to restart the cycle if in case a race is missed. Then the runner must run all four Procam running events in a row without stopping.
Address (Procam): 1/A, Ballygunge Circular Road, Tivoli Court, Main Block, 11th Floor, Kolkata – 700019, India
Phone: +919867722855 (Monday to Saturday, 10 am to 7 pm, +91 33 40655087 (Procam)
Email: tsk25K@procam.in (Event), firstname.lastname@example.org (Procam Slam)