PRIZE MONEY RULES

OPEN 10K

  • 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.
  • Only those Open 10K runners, who finish within 90 minutes from the start time and who fall within the finish positions as indicated in the Prize Money Structure, will be entitled to prize money in their respective categories.
  • Finish positions of the Open 10K age categories (age as on 14.05.2022), as mentioned below, for prize money entitlement shall be based on respective net finish times only.
    Age group: 15 yrs. to less than 20 yrs. Age group: 20 yrs. to less than 25 yrs.
    Age group: 25 yrs. to less than 30 yrs. Age group: 30 yrs. to less than 35 yrs.
    Age group: 35 yrs. to less than 40 yrs. Age group: 40 yrs. to less than 45 yrs.
    Age group: 45 yrs. to less than 50 yrs. Age group: 50 yrs. to less than 55 yrs.
    Age group: 55 yrs. to less than 60 yrs. Age group: 60 yrs. to less than 65 yrs.
    Age group: 65 yrs. to less than 70 yrs. Age group: 70 yrs. and above
  • Open 10K runners must start their race at 5:30 a.m. and must have crossed the start line by 6:10 a.m. Where such runners start their race at any other time, they forego their timings, rankings and prize money entitlement under the respective age categories.
  • In addition to the above, entitlement to finish positions and Prize Money winnings are also subject to –
    • Bib tag timing captured across all timing points on the course, including at the start and finish mats, and
    • Physical verification by technical officials and anti-cheat cameras.
  • Runners found to have interchanged their running number bib and/or bib tag with others, will be disqualified from the competition. Such runners shall 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 Event Promoter may, at its sole discretion, withhold disbursement or disqualify the said participant from competition.
  • Open 10K winners from overseas will receive prize money equivalent in U S Dollars calculated at the applicable exchange rate as on date of disbursement.
  • Protests and Appeals:
    • Any confirmed Open 10K runner of the TCS World 10K Bengaluru 2022 can lodge a protest in relation to the official race results in relation to overall and/or age category finish positions declared after the race.
    • The Protest Letter must be sent to the following address: Race Referee, TCS World 10K Bengaluru 2022, C/o Procam International Pvt. Ltd., Arshiya Manor, 489/28, S3, 3rd Floor, 13 Cross, Wilson Garden, Bengaluru 560027, India.
    • Only the protest letters received on or before Thursday, 19th May 2022, will be entertained.
    • A jury shall deliberate, verify and deliver its decision on the Protest within 10 working days of receiving the Protest Letter. Such decision shall be intimated vide an email to the concerned runner.
    • Decision of the Event Promoter shall be final and binding on all.
  • Timing results: Where the timing result of an Open 10K runner with respect to his/her gender and/or age, is required to be updated online, the runner needs to write, no later than 19/05/2022, at tcsworld10k@procam.in, specifying the nature of edit required and attaching the relevant proof of change. Requests received after 19/05/2022 will not be entertained.
  • POLICE CUP

    • The Police Cup category is only registered personnel of the Bengaluru Police.
    • A team shall comprise of 3 runners (all men or all women), each covering the 10km distance on race day. The aggregate net finish time of both runners will decide the finish positions amongst the men and women teams.
    • The finish time limit for all members of a Police Cup team is 90 minutes from start time, i.e. 5:30 a.m.
    • Results declared on race day shall be ‘provisional’ and final entitlement to prize money winning positions of Police Cup teams shall be subject to –
      • All members of the team having started their run at 5:30 a.m. The team members have crossed the start line no later than 5:50 a.m.
      • Bib tag timing of all team members having been captured across all timing points on the course, including at the start and finish mats.
      • All team members having crossed the finish line no later than 90 minutes from start time.
      • Visual screening of runners' race day images after race day.
    • Confirmed participants of the Police Cup category shall not be entitled to ranking and/or prize money declared under the Open 10K Run race category.
    • Runners found to have interchanged their bib tag and/or their running number bib with others, shall be liable to be disqualified from the competition. Such runners and their team shall not be entitled to any timing or prize money.
    • There will be no substitution allowed once the team is confirmed for participation in the Police Cup category. Any substitution found, whether intentional or not, shall entail disqualification of the team and all its team members from the TCS World 10K Bengaluru 2022.
    • The team (and its team members) shall also be liable for disqualification where a team member does not report for the run on race day or reports without valid running bib and/or bib tag. However, team members of the disqualified team reporting for the race will be able to run in their individual capacities in the Police Cup and be entitled to timing certificates mentioning their individual timings and rankings, provided they start their run at the official start time of the Police Cup category (as specified in Point 4a above). Participation of such individuals shall not be considered as participation in the Open 10K Run category on an individual capacity.
    • Prize winners declared may be required to submit further proof of identity/age, or any other identity as may be required by the Event Promoter, for disbursement of prize money, failing which the Event Promoter may, at its sole discretion, withhold disbursement or disqualify the said team and/or participant from competition.
    • The event promoter, Procam International reserve the right to disqualify a Police Cup team and/or suspend results/prize money of the team in case of any discrepancy found on race day and/or in the application/documents submitted at any point in time.
    • Prize Money winnings are subject to Indian Income Tax Rules as applicable and taxes, if any, would be borne by the winner.
    • Post verification, prize money of each winning team will be divided equally and remitted directly in the names of its team members.
    • Procam International's decision on rankings and entitlements of prize money will be final and binding on all.