Q. What is the last date to submit entries for each of the categories?
Saturday, April 26th, 2014 or as soon as running places are full, whichever is earlier.
Q. What are the various modes of entry fee payment?
– Cheque (only local Bangalore cheques will be accepted)
– Demand Draft (payable at Bangalore)
– Cash (only Indian Rupee currency will be accepted)
– Credit Card, Net Banking and Debit cards (can be used only for online registration)
Q. In whose name should the cheque or demand draft be made?
All cheques/demand draft to be drawn in favour of “PROCAM INTERNATIONAL LTD.-W10K”
Q. How will my entry acceptance be intimated to me?
If you have provided your correct email id on the entry form, you will be sent an email confirmation. A physical confirmation letter will be sent to you by post ONLY if you have not provided your email address on the form. You can also check the status of your entry post 12th April 2014 on the event website www.tcsworld10k.procamrunning.in. If you do not receive any intimation from the race office, please contact our event helpline number +91 80 41739955 or email us at email@example.com
Q. Can I register for more than one race?
No. An individual can apply only for one race in the Event. An application form received with two options chosen, will be rejected. Multiple applications will entail all being rejected.
Q. Can I register on the day of the event?
No. Requests for registration will not be entertained post closure of respective registrations dates.
Q. Is there any upper age limit for each race?
No upper age limit.
Q. Is there any criteria for confirming my application for the Open 10K category?
Your application for the Open 10K is confirmed based on the preference criteria given below –
I] TIMED APPLICANT: For an applicant who has participated in an event and completed the distance of Open 10K within 1 hour 30 min OR Half-marathon within 3 hrs 19 min OR Marathon distance in 6 hr 54 min. In order to be eligible for this criteria –
a. The running event you have participated in, must have been an AIMS ratified event or an event conducted under the aegis of your state/district athletics association or sports control board,
b. The running event was conducted within two years prior to race date,
c. You have attached a photocopy of the official timing certificate issued to you along with the application form/ provided your timing result link during online registration.
II] WOMEN’S QUOTA: There are a limited number of running places reserved for women applicants.
* Preference will be given to applications falling within the above 2 criteria
III] GENERAL CATEGORY: Where an applicant does not fall under either of the above criteria, or where an application cannot be confirmed under either of the 2 above criteria, for whatsoever reasons other than the application being rejected/invalid, his/her application will be placed under the general category where limited applications are accepted. Applications under the general category will be accepted on first come first served basis.
Q. Under the Open 10K category, are there any cut-off timings for applying under the ‘timing preference’?
Timing certificates showing finish of more than 1 hour 30 min for Open 10K will not be considered under the timing preference criteria.
Q. What are the advantages in me submitting a timing certificate I have received in the last one year?
Once confirmed, the advantage will be visible on race day (Sunday, 18th May 2014). Confirmed applicants of Open 10K Run race category will be eligible for priority line-up on race day within the line-up area in their respective timing sections. This will be based on the finish time given in the submitted timing certificate at the time of registration.
Line-up Section* in Open 10K Run
Distance / Line-Up Section
10 km distance
00:50 to under 01:00
01:00 to under 01:05
01:05 to under 01:10
01:10 to under 01:20
01:20 & above + participants without timing certificate
* Note: Request for change in line-up section will be accepted on firstname.lastname@example.org as per the latest timing certificate provided to registration team on or before 19th April2014. No request for change in line up section will be entertained post 19th April 2014.
Q. What will happen once I submit my Open 10K application under confirmation criteria?
Your application for the Open 10K will be confirmed based on the confirmation criteria mentioned above. Please note, confirmation is subject to –
Q. What will happen to my application if I am not able to apply or my application under the criteria ‘Timed Applicant’/’Women’s Quota’, in Open 10K race category, is not accepted?
In this case, your will be placed under the general category, provided your application is not rejected or considered invalid, to be accepted on first come first served basis.
Q. Are there any confirmation criteria in Majja Run / Sr. Citizens’ Run / Champions with Disability?
Confirmation preference criteria do not apply to registration and confirmation process of the Majja Run/Sr. Citizens’ Run/Champions with Disability categories. Applications for these categories will be accepted on first-come-first-serve basis, until close date of registrations or until running places for each of the categories are filled, whichever is earlier.
Q. Can I and my group of friends/colleagues submit our applications together as a group?
Yes, but ONLY if you are wanting to participate in the Majja Run or Sr Citizen’s Run or Champions with Disability. No group applications will be accepted for the Open 10K/ DHL Corporate Champions race category. Also, please do not club Open 10K / DHL Corporate Champions applications with group applications of Majja Run, Sr Citizen’s Run and Champions with Disability – such applications will be disqualified.
Q. What are the things to be remembered while submitting application forms as a GROUP?
a. Where 20 or more individuals submit their entries together, this will constitute a group entry. All members of a group have to fill and sign individual application forms. Under ‘Application Type’ in the application form, applicants need to choose ‘Group’, mentioning the group name and size of the group.
b. Please DO NOT club World 10K, Open 10K Run and DHL Corporate Champions (10 km) entries with group entries. Such entries will be disqualified.
c. Only one cheque/DD will be accepted for group entries.
d. Each group must submit their entries together one time, in a single envelope under a covering letter as per the given format
e. Deposit application forms along with requisite application fees and covering letter at our Registration office, Sree Kanteerava Stadium, Room no. 2, Gate no. 3, Bangalore- 560 001 (Monday to Saturday, timing: 10 am to 6 pm).
Q. Can I fill a single application form on behalf of all the members of the group participating in the event?
NO, each member/ runner needs to fill individual application form with all the mandatory fields duly filled and necessary documents attached.
Q. Can a representative submit applications on behalf of individual runners (less than 20)?
Yes, however, a representative can submit individual applications of not more than 10 people.
Q. Is attaching passport sized photograph with the application form/online application form compulsory?
Yes, it has to be provided with each application form at the time of submission of application. Online applicants need to attach their photograph whilst submitting application; the photograph size should not exceed 75 kb in .jpeg format.
Q. Is attaching a Govt. issued photo ID proof with my application (including online) compulsory?
Yes, it has to be provided with each application form at the time of submission of application. Online applicants need to attach their Govt. issued photo ID proof whilst submitting application; the photograph size should not exceed 75 kb, in .jpeg format.
Govt. issued photo ID proof will include documents like Passport, Driving License, PAN Card, Election Card, Aadhaar Card, etc.
Q. I am a student and do not possess any of the above ID proofs. What do I submit along with my application?
We will accept valid school / college identity cards for students below the age of 18 years.
Q. On what grounds can my entry be rejected or declared invalid?
Your entry can be rejected on any of the grounds listed below. A regret email will be sent to the email address mentioned in the form spelling out the reason for not accepting your entry.
(i) Incomplete form submitted,
(ii) Waiver not signed,
(iii) Applicant is underage for the race chosen,
(iv) Mutilated form/cheque/demand draft/currency notes submitted,
(v) More than one entry form received from the same applicant,
(vi) Short receipt or non-receipt of entry fee,
(vii) Local Bangalore cheque not submitted,
(viii) Required documents not attached/submitted,
(ix) Cheque or demand draft submitted not cleared by the Bank,
(x) Running places are full,
(xi) Any other reason.
Q. What options do I have in case my application gets rejected?
Unsuccessful applicants can approach participating NGO’s for available Charity running numbers. Such charity running spaces will be available at a premium, the proceeds going for the benefit of the chosen NGO. List of participating NGO’s offering charity running numbers is uploaded on the event website: www.tcsworld10k.procamrunning.in
Q. Can I transfer my application/registration in favour of another person?
Registrations are NOT TRANSFERABLE.
Q. Can I run with somebody else’s running BIB on race day?
No. Race day images will be screened visually after the race and if any participant is found wearing a running number bib not allotted to him/her, the participant registered for that bib will be disqualified from the race and the subsequent edition of the event in 2015.
Q. Once applied can I cancel my entry and get refund?
Once you have applied, request for cancellation and refund will not be entertained.
Q. Can I change my race category once I have applied/my entry is confirmed?
Once you have applied for a particular race category, you cannot change your race category.
Q. Will I get a refund of my entry fees on my entry not having been accepted?
Your entry fees will be refunded vide a NEFT transfer to you by 30th June 2014. You will be contacted on your email asking for your NEFT / Bank account details. An amount of Rs 50 will be deducted as processing charges.
Q. When, how and from where do I collect my Running Number Bib & Runner’s Kit?
All confirmed participants/their authorised representatives are required to come to the Get Active Expo at Koramangala Indoor Stadium, 80 Feet Road, Koramangala, Bangalore- 560095, scheduled from 9th May 2014 to 11th May 2014 in order to collect their running number bibs. No running number will be posted to individual mailing addresses nor distributed on race day, i.e. 18th May 2014.
i) It is mandatory for a World 10K and Open 10K Run participant to collect his/her running number personally from the Expo.
ii) Authorised representative must carry with him/her (a) the website confirmation downloaded from application status on www.tcsworld10k.procamrruning.in, (b) photocopy of photo-identity proof (Aadhar card, PAN card or passport) of the representative and the confirmed participant.
Outstation and overseas participants can collect their running number on Saturday, 17th May 2014 from the BIB distribution counter at our event venue in Sree Kanteerava Stadium, Bangalore- 560 001.
Q. To whom will Finisher Medals be given after completion of the race?
Finisher Medals will be given to all World 10K, Open 10K Run, DHL Corporate Champions finishers. Please note, medals must be collected by the participants after completing the distance on race day. Finisher Medals will NOT be posted to individual participants.
Q.I have registered in Open 10K. If I cannot make it on race day, can I give my running number bib and timing tag to someone else?
Your entry is not transferable. Any transfer of bib/timing tag, whatever may be the reasons, will lead to disqualification of your entry for this edition and you will not be able to apply for the 2015 edition of the TCS World 10K.
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