Bengaluru has been a proud host of the Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) World 10K since 2008. The event has had the distinction of having some of the fastest international and Indian runners competing for the coveted podium finish, and mass participation of thousands of runners from across the country and world, all soaking in the Bengaluru energy and camaraderie.
This World Athletics Road Race Elite Label event has also been graced by the presence of sporting legends like Carl Lewis, Mike Powell, Marie Jose Peres, Maria Mutola and Arantxa Sanchez, who have endorsed the event as ambassadors and got extensively involved with the races and the local community.
Over the years, the event has sparked a running revolution in the city of Bengaluru and beyond. It has also led the way for promoting an active and healthy lifestyle, and importantly social good.
The TCS World 10K Bengaluru has been a phenomenal influence on social change. Having been a catalyst for 600+ NGOs in all causes be it Health, Environment, Animals, Education, Human Rights, Skill Development or Community Development, Women Empowerment, Girl Child Education, Child Sexual Abuse, Disability, etc., it has fundraised over ₹ 46.10 crore, the event prides itself as the largest sporting philanthropy platform in South India.
The TCS World 10K Bengaluru is the event where the city comes alive with renewed energy and passion, renewed vigor to achieve more and a renewed hope for a better and a more compassionate tomorrow!
With aidbees as the official philanthropy partner for the Run in 2023, we are promoting the aspect of running to make a difference in the lives of many by supporting verified NGOs across the country! This year, #RunforKindness with aidbees at the TCS World 10K Bengaluru!