November 05, 2017

Tata Steel Jamshedpur Run-a-thon 2017 captivates the city

Jamshedpur: Tata Steel, today, organised the Tata Steel Jamshedpur Run-a-thon 2017. More than 6000 participants registered across the 3 categories of races, with over 800 runners from outside Jamshedpur. The  event started from the Archery Ground, JRD Tata Sports Complex from 6:00 am onwards.

TV Narendran, CEO and MD, Tata Steel, participated in Jamshedpur Run-a-thon 2017

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 T V Narendran, CEO and MD, Tata Steel; Anand Sen, president, TQM and Steel Business; Sunil Bhaskaran, vice president, corporate services; Sudhanshu Pathak, vice president, steel manufacturing; Suresh Dutt Tripathi, vice president, human resources management; Avneesh Gupta, vice president, shared services; Ravi Radha Krishnan, chief aviation and sports; Ashish Kumar, head, sports; and R Ravi Prasad, president, Tata Workers’ Union.

The winner of the 10-km (male) finished the race in 31 mins 29 secs, whereas the winner of 10-km (female) finished the race in 35 mins 29 secs. The 7-km (male) winner finished the race in 22 mins 14 secs, whereas the winner of 7-km (female) finished the race in 26 mins 41 secs. The 5-km (male) and 5-km (female) winners finished the race in 16 mins 5 secs and 18 mins 54 secs, respectively.

Prize money under different categories were as follows:

10 Km run

Male

Serial Position Prize in Male Category Name
1 1st Rs 51000 Ranjeet Kumar Patel
2 2nd Rs 41000 Santosh Kumar Joshi
3 3rd Rs 31000 Yogendra Kumar Kumar
4 4th Rs 21000 Pradeep Kumar
5 5th Rs 11000 Arjun Tudu


Female

Serial Position Prize in Female Category Name
1 1st Rs 51000 Chinta Yadav
2 2nd Rs 41000 Puja Mondal
3 3rd Rs 31000 Jhuma Khatun
4 4th Rs 21000 Seema Devi
5 5th Rs 11000 Heera Majhi


7 Km Run for Men and Women

Male

Serial Position Prize in Male Category Name
1 1st Rs 25000 Pardeep Kumar
2 2nd Rs 20000 Brentius Marandi
3 3rd Rs 15000 Manas Das
4 4th Rs 10000 Mukund Banra
5 5th Rs 7500 Kailash Singh

 
Female

Serial Position Prize in Female Category Name
1 1st Rs 25000 Vijay Laxmi
2 2nd Rs 20000 Samsad Ara Begum
3 3rd Rs 15000 Pinki Hansda
4 4th Rs 10000 Umita Kumari
5 5th Rs 7500 Basanti


5 Km run

Boys

Serial Position Prize in Male Category Name
1 1st Rs 10000 Bijay Singh Sundi
2 2nd Rs 8000 Bablu Tudu
3 3rd Rs 7000 Alok Kumar
4 4th Rs 6000 Sushil Kumar Modi
5 5th Rs 5000 Tribhuban Hembrom


Girls

Serial Position Prize in Female Category Name
1 1st Rs 10000 Shruti Kachap
2 2nd Rs 8000 Pooja Kumari
3 3rd Rs 7000 Shahnaz Parween
4 3rd Rs 7000 Sabita Mahanta
5 4th Rs 6000 Manti Kumari
5 5th Rs 5000 Sunita Kumari