The JBG Kolkata World 10K is a thrilling 10km running event that captivates the spirit of Kolkata, uniting runners from all walks of life to celebrate fitness, community, and the vibrant culture of the city. Spanning 10 kilometres through the heart of Kolkata, this event offers participants a unique opportunity to explore the city’s iconic wetlands while pushing their physical boundaries.
Held annually on the last week of November, the JBG Kolkata World 10K attracts everyone from newbie runners to professional athletes, creating an electric atmosphere that resonates with the soul of the ‘City of Joy’. The race route winds through the beautiful neighbourhoods of Saltlake providing a scenic backdrop for runners as they chase their personal bests.
There are many categories to the event such as the Endura 5K, the Kidrun 2K, a Special Heroes’ Run for our runners with disabilities, an Elite 10km for the professionals and an Open 10km for everyone interested.
This event isn’t just about competition; it’s about unity and community. The energy and enthusiasm of the runners, coupled with the cheers of the spectators, creates an unforgettable experience that embodies the essence of Kolkata.
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