In its ninth year now, the immensely popular TCS World 10K is all set to flag off on May 15, 2016. The AIMS-certified event draws leading track athletes and elites from across the world, who are joined by India’s own running community in full fervor. Looping through the Garden City, the 10 km course is a major international running event that attracts an equal number of charity groups and fundraising runners across its many categories.

The event is organized by Procam International, a sport and leisure management firm which also handles the Mumbai Marathon and Delhi Half Marathon.

The TCS World 10K offers something for runners of all proficiencies. The headline event is the World 10K. Participation in this category is subject to elite qualification criteria as set out by event promoters, Procam International Pvt Ltd. Where an applicant does not qualify for the World 10K, they can be a part of the Open 10K Run race category, subject to application rules and guidelines.
Distance: 10 km
Minimum age eligibility: 18 years as on 14/5/2016

Open 10K Run
Distance: 10 km
Minimum age eligibility: 15 years as on 14/5/2016

Majja Run
Distance: 5.7 km
Minimum age eligibility: 12 years as on 14/5/2016

Senior Citizens’ run
Distance: 4.2 km
Minimum age eligibility: 60 years as on 14/5/2016

Champions with Disability:

Participation in the Champions with Disability category is open for individuals with following disabilities: blindness, low vision, leprosy-cure, hearing impairment, locomotor disability, mental retardation or mental illness.
Distance: 4.2 km
Minimum age eligibility: 12 years as on 14/5/2016

Here are the registration fees for the 2016 TCS World 10K in Bangalore:

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The Open 10K is a compulsorily timed race category and overseas applicants for the 10K runs can only apply online. Runners can pay their registration fees through scratch cards, available for purchase at our select Nike Outlets and Sree Kanteerava Stadium office, and these can be used only for online registration.

2015 champions:
Ethiopian distance runner Mosinet Geremew clinched the elite men’s title in the eighth TCS World 10K with a brilliant finish in 28 minutes, 16 seconds. Meanwhile, two-time team silver medallist Mamitu Daska, also from Ethiopia, seared her way across the finish line in 31:57 to win the women’s title.

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