PRIZE MONEY Rules

OPEN 25K

  • Prize Money applicable Open 25K race category shall be as per the rules given hereunder.
  • Only confirmed Open 25K men and women runners falling within the specified age groups, will be entitled to be considered for respective prize money winnings given under Tables A to J.
  • Confirmed Open 25K runners starting their race along with the Elite 25K athletes will not be eligible to any timing, ranking and thereby prize money.
  • Only those Open 25K runners, who finish within 3½ hours from the start time and who fall within the finish positions of each age category as indicated in the Prize Money Structure, will be entitled to respective prize money
  • Runners crossing the start line after 20 minutes after the official start time, will not be entitled to rankings or prize money.
  • Finish positions of the Open 25K finishers (as mentioned in point 2 above) for prize money entitlement shall be based on respective net finish times.
  • In addition to the rules mentioned herein, entitlement to finish positions and prize money winnings are subject to –
    • Bib tag timings captured across all timing points on the course, including at the start and finish mats, and
    • Physical verification by technical officials.
  • Runners found to have interchanged their running number bib and/or bib tag with others, will be disqualified from the competition. Such runners will not be entitled to any timing or prize money (where applicable).
  • Prize winners declared may be required to submit further proof of identity/age, as may be required by the Promoter, for disbursement of prize money, failing which the Promoter may, at its sole discretion, withhold disbursement or disqualify the said participant from competition.
  • Race results announced on race day will be ‘provisional’. Final results and entitlement to prize money shall be subject to the rules mentioned herein and the Race Regulations.
  • Post verification of results, prize money cheques of winners falling within the finish positions as given in the prize money structure shall be drawn in the name of the individual runner.
  • Winners from outside India will receive prize money equivalent in US Dollars calculated at the applicable exchange rate.
  • Prize Money and Bonus winnings are subject to Indian Income Tax Rules as applicable and taxes, if any, and will be borne by the winner.
  • Timing results: Where a runner’s timing result with respect to his/her gender and/or age, is required to be updated online, the runner needs to write, no later than 20th December 2018, at specifying the nature of edit required and attaching the relevant proof of change. Requests received after 20th December 2018 will not be entertained.
  • Protests and Appeals:
    • Any confirmed runner of the Tata Steel Kolkata 25K 2018 can lodge a protest in relation to the official race results in relation to age category finish positions declared after the race.
    • The Protest Letter must be sent to the following address: Race Referee, Tata Steel Kolkata 25K 2018, c/o Procam International Pvt. Ltd., 14, St. James Court, Marine Drive, Mumbai 400 020, India.
    • Only the protest letters received on or before Thursday, 20th December 2018, will be entertained.
    • The jury will deliberate, verify and deliver its decision on the Protest within 7 working days of receiving the Protest Letter.
    • Decision of the jury shall be final and binding on all.

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