On December 20th, 2015 – TCS Sahyadri Park, Hinjewadi, Phase III, witnessed huge traffic that too on Sunday morning, and yes there was a reason for same. Yes! It was TCS Fit4life Corporate Challenge 2015, where more than 1700 have experienced the mantra of fitness.
The TCS Fit4life Corporate Challenge was a 10K run open to Corporates and their employees across Pune, where teams participated with a minimum size of four members with a recommendation of at least one woman participant. The Corporates came together to contribute towards the social cause with laudable enthusiasm. The response from corporates was overwhelming, with 41 companies participating in the Run and total registration count of 2400. The event also was supported 12 partners who used it as a platform to support the runners with their products and services.
A day started with Zumba on trance music where complete environment got energised and all participants were ready for thier 10K run.At 6.45 am, the event flag off was done by Mr. Anand Patil, (four times Iron man and regular comarade runner since 2011). The runners were accompanied by a TCS Pilot Vehicle, 02 Harley Davidson Bikers, ensuring a hassle free running experience for the lead runners.
The event saw high levels of competitiveness amongst regular runners and had some thrilling moments at the finish line. he first prize for Men’s and Women’s category was won by Team AceFeeds,with Mr. Pradeep Kumar (Finishing the Race in 41 Minutes and 52 Seconds) and Ms. Diana Dsouza, (Finishing the race in 53 Minutes 31 Seconds) winning the race respectively.
Men : Winner – Pradeep Kumar , Acefeeds,41 min 52 sec 1st Runner Up – Gaurav , IBM, 42 min 08 sec 2nd Runner Up – Alex , Wipro, 42 min 17 sec
Women :Winner – Diana D’souza , Acefeeds, 53 min 31 sec 1st Runner Up – Swati Agarwal , Infosys, 54 min , 35 sec 2nd Runner Up- Swetha Singh , Veritas, 55 min 45 sec
Company with maximum registrations : Tata Technologies
Company with maximum women participants : Yardi Technologies
All participants, upon reaching the finishers line, were given a finishers Medal by volunteers. After the run, again all participants were dancing on trance music with Zumba Steps.Run was closed with prize distribution and thanks giving.
This run for miles was intended to bring smiles on faces of many. TCS Pune had joined hands with Paraplegic Rehabilitation Centre, which is meant for the after care and rehabilitation of personnel’s of Defence forces of India who are medically boarded out i.e. retired form service due to Spinal Cord Injury while serving the Nation. TCS with this event extends thier support by donating amount of 5,00,000 INR.