Do review these medical scenarios before applying for the event:

  • Has your doctor ever said that you have a heart condition and that you should only do physical activity recommended by a doctor? – Yes / No
  • Do you feel pain in your chest when you do physical activity? – Yes / No
  • In the past month, have you had chest pain when you were not doing physical activity? – Yes / No
  • Do you lose your balance because of dizziness, or have had imbalance of gait in the recent past? – Yes / No
  • Do you have a bone or joint problem that could be made worse by a change in your physical activity? – Yes / No
  • Have you been suffering from any sort of virus or fever in the 2 weeks prior to race day? – Yes / No
  • Is your doctor currently prescribing drugs for your blood pressure or heart condition? – Yes / No
  • Do you have any difficulty in breathing, especially in cold and dry conditions? – Yes / No
  • Have you recently or in the past undergone any surgeries that hampers or restricts physical activity? – Yes / No
  • Are you pregnant? – Yes / No
  • Are you diabetic? – Yes / No
  • Do you know of any other reason why you should not do physical activity? – Yes / No 

You are strongly advised to consult your personal physician before embarking on training and participating in the Event. If you have answered YES to any of the above questions, there is even more reason for you to seek advice from your doctor.  While running has its health benefits, it's important to acknowledge the inherent risks associated with covering long distances. Only a doctor who is familiar with your unique medical history, current health status, medications, and pre-existing risk factors can provide guidance on your suitability for training and participating in the TCS World 10K Bengaluru 2024.