2-KM Fun Run for 12 years and above key attraction
Jamshedpur, Nov 3: The last date for registration for the much-awaited Jamshedpur Run-a-thon has been extended to November 15, 2022. Even the offline registration at JRD Tata Sports Complex will now be open from Monday to Saturday from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM and 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM and from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM on Sundays. The event is scheduled on November 20 on a Sunday at JRD Tata Sports Complex at Jamshedpur. The theme for this year’s Run is “Fitness is Fun, Just Run!”
This year, the Jamshedpur Run-a-thon will be organised in four categories. While the 10-KM and 7-KM have an age limit of 19 years and above, the 5-KM will be open to children and adults aged 16 to 19 years. These three categories, competitive in nature, will have prize money attached to it. The 10-KM is the internationally approved distance for road races by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF). The fourth category ‘Fun Run’, a non-competitive category (2-KM), is a new addition to Jamshedpur Run-a-thon 2022. Children and sports enthusiasts above the age of 12 years can take part in it.
The interested participants can also log onto http://www.tatasteeljsr-run.com and register themselves online. The registrations will be done on a first-come-first-serve basis for the first 6500 individuals only.
The last physical edition of the Jamshedpur Run-a-thon was organised in 2019, wherein more than 4500 participants participated across 3 categories, representing 14 Indian States. In 2020 and 2021, the virtual format of the Run-a-thon was organised to ensure continuity and keep the running community engaged. The virtual Run witnessed participation of more than 3000 individuals in both the editions.