Bhubaneswar: Tata Steel BSL, (formerly known as Bhushan Steel) will organize the second edition of Tata Steel BSL Run-a-thon-2020 on February 2 in association with the Dhenkanal district administration.
The event consists of two competitive races – 10km run for men and women of 16 years and above and 5 km for boys and girls between the age of 12 and 16 years.
The official T-Shirt for the Tata Steel BSL Run-a-thon-2020 was unveiled by Bhumesh Chandra Behera, Dhenkanal Collector, and Subodh Pandey, Chief Operating Officer, Tata Steel BSL.
“We want to promote the culture of sports in rural area. I believe Tata Steel BSL Run-a-thon will help create more awareness of sports in the region. Dhenkanal district administration will facilitate the run.” said Dhenkanal district collector.
“In line with our group philosophy, we want to promote sports in the region while spreading the message on fitness and good health. In this second edition of the run-a-thon, we want to take it next level for which we are collaborating with the district administration and other local industries. This time we expect 3500 runners to participate in the event.” said Pandey.
In addition to the district administration, the other local industrial house MGM Minerals and a group company Tata Motors have also been associated with the Run-a-thon.
The highest prize money will be Rs 41 thousand to each of the winners in the Men and Women category of 10km run. The venue will be the main gate of the Tata Steel BSL Plant at Narendrapur, Dhenkanal.
The last date of registration through the official website http://tatasteelbsl-run.com/ is January 25. However, there will be a maximum of 3500 registrations and enrolment will be done on a first come first serve basis.
Those who want to do registration off-line can visit the Tata Steel plant gate at Narendrapur, Dhenkanal.
The registration fees for 10km run is Rs 150, and for 5 km Run is Rs 50. All participants will be given participation T-Shirts, BIB Chip and Number as well as refreshments.