Procam International announced detailed arrangements for Tata Steel Kolkata 25K 2022

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Procam International announced detailed arrangements for Tata Steel Kolkata 25K 2022

– 140 healthcare professionals by Fortis for participant safety –

Kolkata, December 14, 2022: Procam International, promoter of the Tata Steel Kolkata 25K, outlined arrangements that are in place for Sunday, 18th December, including medical f acilities, for the benefit of the participants.

Present on the occasion were Debashish Kumar, MLA & MMIC, Sports, Parks and Squares and Advertisements, Kolkata Municipal Corporation,  Santosh Pandey IPS, Joint Commissioner Traffic, Col. Sudip Majee, Indian Army , Hugh Jones, Race Director; Dr Sanjukta Dutta, Medical Director and Head of Emergency, Fortis and Vivek Singh, Jt. MD, Procam International.

Debasish Kumar MLA MMIC, KMC, said, “Kolkata has been waiting for this event since a long time and we have the presence of all the technical stakeholders today. The disabled runners require the support of the technical team the most. The event can only be successful with the help of these stakeholders”.

Col Sudip Majee.col GS. Indian Army, said, “It has been a great honor to be associated with this marathon and whatever help we can extend from our end will always be there. It is for a great cause after the COVID and all of us really enjoy”.

LIVE TELECAST & RACE DAY TIMINGS

The Tata Steel Kolkata will be telecast live on Sony Sports1 & Sony Sports1 HD from 6:00 am to 10:00 am. The event will also be streamed live on Sony liv.

Race timings are below:

Open 10K & Police Cup (10km): 5:40 am

25K + Vijay Diwas Trophy (25km): 6:26am

Champions with Disability (2:3km): 8:05 am

Senior Citizens Run (2:3km): 8:10 am

Ananda Run (4:5km Approx): 8:40 am

ROUTE FOR THE 25K & 10K

The route for the 25K and 10K is for the benefit of all participants and citizens of Kolkata. One of the most important aspects of the route is that it is a single way route. This will drastically help reduce traffic congestion and will not disturb the citizens. The elite athletes will also get a clear, clean route.

The course for the World Athletics Elite Label 25K race runs past iconic landmarks of the city.

TSK 25K Route

Holding Area (Rangers Ground) – Western Flank of Red road in front of Md. Sporting Ground – Red road ( Western Flank) – – Khiddirpore road (Northern Flank)  – Right on Hastings Crossing – St. Georges gate road (Eastern Flank) – Strand road (Western Flank) – Right turn on Kingsway (Southern Flank) – R R Avenue (Southern Flank) – Mayo Road – Straight on Mayo Road ( Northern Flank) – Right Turn Under Park street flyover on Jawaharlal Nehru Road (western Flank) – Left Turn near Outram Road Crossing on Park street – Park Street (Southern Flank) – Turn Right on Park Circle 7 point crossing – Syed Amir Ali Ave (Western Flank) –  Straight on Ashutosh Chowdary Ave (Western Flank) – Straight on Gariahat Flyover (Western Flank) – Right turn on Golpark – Right on Southern Ave  (Souther Flank) – Right turn on SP Mukherjee Road (Western Flank) – Straight on SP Mukherjee Road till Hazra Crossing – Left from Hazra Crossing to Hazra road – Kalighat Bridge – Straight on Judges court road – Right turn on Hasting Park road – Right turn on Belvedere road –  cross Bhawani Bhawan – Straight on Belvedere road – Cross National Library – Right on Alipore road (Western Flank) – Cross Alipore Zoo – Cross Zeerut Bridge (Western Flank) – Left on AJC Bose road towards Hastings Junction- Hastings Crossing – Turn Right on Khiddirpore road from Hasting Junction (Southern Flank) – KP Road – Right Turn on Lovers Lane (foul) – Hospital Road (Western flank) – U Turn before A.J.C. Bose Road/DL Khan Road Crossing – Hospital Road (Eastern Flank) – Right Turn on Queensway (Southern Flank) – U Turn from cathedral road crossing – Queensway (Northern Flank) – Right Turn on Casurina Avenue (foul) – KP Road (Eastern Flank) – JN Island – Red Road (Eastern Flank) – Finish on Red Road, opp. Basket Ball Court.

RACE DAY ARRANGEMENTS

Runners are TSK25K’s biggest stakeholders and Procam constantly works towards making race day a memorable experience for all participants. Measures have been taken in the following areas – Medical Facilities, and becoming a 100% waste managed event.

Medical Arrangements by Fortis

  • Trained medical personnel present at all stations to deal with any kind of emergencies
  • Around 25 nurses and 20 doctors on call
  • 7 medical stations along the route
  • 8 ambulances on the route
  • 8 paramedics on Bikes along the race route to ensure help is made available at all times.
  • Around 10 Physiotherapist
  • Spotter placed every 100m during the last 2 km of the race to identify participants who need medical attention 

OTHER FACILITIES ON-COURSE & IN-STADIA

  14 water stations by Hydration partner Bisleri along the course + post finish

  5 Energy Stations by Energy Drink Partner Fast&Up along the course + post finish

  5 Orange and salt stations

  5 Ice stations

          The race route water stations will be managed by Striders, Lake Running Squad, North Kolkata Runners, Salt Lake Runners, and the Energy station will be managed by Jayanagar Jaguars. The runner groups will also motivate the participants to achieve their goals.

ECO-STRIDE – 100% WASTE-MANAGED RACE

Procam International’s distance running events are 100% waste managed events, with a focus on managing waste through the 6R PRINCIPAL – RETHINK, REFUSE, REDUCE, REUSE, RECYCLE & REPLACE.

For the last 6 years, Procam has been closely working with Hasiru Dala Innovations, a social enterprise- focused on creating better livelihoods for waste pickers, who advise different eco-friendly alternatives and ensure efficient waste management. Hasiru Dala Innovations will be assisted by local partners Disha (Society for Direct Initiative for Social and Health Action) in executing the housekeeping and waste management services.

INITIATIVES INCLUDE:

1.     Online registrations, a digital handbook for participants and email communication with all participants to help reduce paper consumption

2.     Reusable cloth bags for bibs, bibs distributed *without* plastic cover, paper bags used for event kitting and cloth bags for refreshment distribution. Participants will also be encouraged to return the plastic covers of the race day event tees in designated bins to ensure no plastic from the event enters the city waste stream

3.     Training of waste handlers & supervisors on effective operations (collection of waste where littered, ensure segregation)

4.     Dry & Wet Waste segregated at the source of generation ie: the event expo, course, holding area, start/finish, event marquees, media centre among others

All areas are manned by tagged bins for collection of dry and wet waste.

On Race Day at the Venue – there are Waste kiosks (Large centralized waste disposal & collection stations), that will have separate bins – DRY for paper, tetra packs etc, PLASTIC for PET bottles, food containers and WET for food waste.

Participants will be encouraged to dispose garbage in designated bins through various announcements and waste pickers / volunteers.

5.     Enhanced infrastructure for waste management: 160 waste handlers on the route, 71 waste handlers on venue.  Hasiru Dala Innovations, will ensure the fast-track last mile disposal of waste to the appropriate destinations to ensure no waste goes to landfill

6.     Organic waste: composted at an organic composting facility managed by Disha at Dhulgargh Truck Terminal, Howrah  

7.     Pet bottles will be recycled with authorised recyclers which along with other plastic will be shredded to flakes and upcycled to backpacks, raincoats, umbrella’s, etc

8.     Waste paper and cardboard will be recycled to fresh new paper, files, craft paper etc.

9.     Flex management: DISHA will cut the flex from frames and making them into sheets that will be sent to flood affected areas like Sundarban, Kakdwip and Sagar island. The large sheets will be used for roofing, medium size sheets will be given to street vendors on which they may spread their wares, the smaller sheets will be used to make shopping bags.

Mirchi Get Expo:

On-the-spot Registrations

For the first time, on-the-spot registrations for Ananda Run, 25K, and Champions with Disability will be available during the two-day Mirchi Get Active Expo at the Khudiram Anushilan Kendra between December 16and 17. This will ensure all enthusiastic runners get an opportunity to be part of Eastern India’s biggest running festival.

With the International Film Festival India being inaugurated at the Netaji Indoor Stadium on Thursday, presence of senior political leaders, film personalities and international delegates is expected. Due to security concerns, the Kolkata Police has directed that the Mirchi Get Active Expo for collection of running number bibs be open ONLY on:

Friday, 16th Dec 2022 9:00 am to 9:00 pm

Saturday, 17th Dec 2022 9:00 am to 7:00 pm

Expo Venue: Mirchi Get Active Expo at Khudiram Anushilan Kendra, Sahid Khudiram Bose Rd, BBD Bagh, Next to Netaji Subhash Chandra Stadium, Kolkata, West Bengal 700021.

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Suman Munshi

Founder Editor of IBG NEWS (15/Mar/2012- 09/Aug/2018). Recipient of Udar Akash Rokeya Shakhawat Hossain Award 2018. National Geographic & Canon Wild Clicks 2011 jury and public poll winner. Studied Post Graduate Advance Dip in Computer Sc., MBA IT,LIMS (USA & Australia), GxP(USA & UK),BA (Sociology) Dip in Journalism (Ireland), Diploma in Vedic Astrology, Numerology, Palmistry, Vastu Shastra & Feng Sui 25 years in the digital & IT industry with Global MNCs' worked & traveled in USA, UK, Europe, Singapore, Australia, Bangladesh & many other countries. Education and Training advance management and R&D Technology from India, USA, UK, Australia. Over 30 Certification from Global leaders in R&D and Education. Computer Science Teacher, IT & LIMS expert with a wide fan following in his community. General Secretary West Bengal State Committee of All Indian Reporter’s Association
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