Thursday, May 24, 2012

TCS World 10K Bangalore: Few stats

Venue: Kanteerava Indoor Stadium, Bangalore
Date: Sunday, May 27, 2012

Race Timings
  • World 10K elite men: 7.10 am
  • Senior citizens: 7.20
  • World 10K elite women: 7.55 am
  • Open 10K: 8 am
  • Wheelchair event: 8.50 am
  • Majja run: 9 am
Total participants: 21,600
  • World 10K participants: 136
    • Men: 89
    • Women: 47
  • Open 10K participants: 9030
    • Men: 7627
    • Women: 1403
  •  Majja run participants: 11018
    • Men: 7843
    • Women: 3175
  • Senior citizen participants: 785
    • 451
    • 334
  • Wheelchair event participants:91
    • Men: 65
    • Women: 26
Total prize money: $170,000

Race day 
  • Medical Stations: 5 Medical Stations - two base camps in Shree Kanteerava Stadium and three Medical Stations on route Cubbon and Kamraj Road Junction, GPO, and
    Central Library
  • Ambulances: 6
  • Doctors on Duty: 150 
  • Traffic and Law and Order Policemen on Duty: 15OO
  • Security Guards: 500
  • Volunteers: 1000
  • Helicopters: 1
  • Live Telecast: Between 7 am to 10.30 am, Star Plus and DD Sports
  • Gatorade Sports Drink stations: (on the route) ,- at the 4 km point and 5 km point
Charity Initiatives
  •  Care Champions: 29 
  • Corporate Cares: 21 Corporates fielding 23 teams
  • Corporate Challenge: 44 Corporates fielding 130 teams
  • Total NGOs: 81