Tata Steel Kolkata 25K Marathon 2023 schedule, date, time, prize money, registration fees, route

Tata Steel Kolkata 25K Marathon 2023 schedule, date, time, prize money, registration fees, route

We examine all the details ahead of the 2023 Tata Steel Kolkata 25K, which will take place on 17th December, including the list of elite participants, date, time, registration fees and prize money

With a star-studded field, the Tata Steel Kolkata 25K on December 17, 2023, along the banks of the Hooghly, is poised for potential record-breaking performances. Vivek Singh, Joint MD at Procam International, expressed enthusiasm about the competitive lineup, stating that the TSK 25K has become a sought-after race for some of the world’s best distance runners.

Tata Steel Kolkata 25K Marathon 2023 schedule, date, time, prize money, registration fees, route, live streaming


2023 Tata Steel 25K schedule, date, venue, track, athletes, & favorites to win

Ethiopian Yalemzerf Yehualaw and Kenyan Daniel Ebenyo will headline the Tata Steel Kolkata 25K, a prominent running festival and a World Athletics Elite Label Road Race in India. The #AamarKolkataAamarRun event will feature elite athletes vying for a $100,000 prize, with equal rewards for both men and women. The top three finishers in each race can earn $7,500, $5,000, and $3,500, with an additional $3,000 Event Record Bonus for International Elite runners.

Applicant type Fee (inclusive of GST @18%)
Domestic Applicants (applicants residing in India) ₹ 1500
*Overseas Applicants (applicants residing outside India) USD 30

Registration can be done here.

Currently, the men’s event record is held by Kenya’s Leonard Barsoton at 1:12:49, while Bahrain’s Desi Jisa holds the women’s record at 1:21:04. In the men’s category, Daniel Ebenyo, a two-time world championship silver medalist, is making his 25K debut. Competing against him are Roncer Kipkorir Konga and Bernard Biwott, both holding sub-60-minute half marathon bests.


Yalemzerf Yehualaw, the 10K world record-holder, is making her debut in the 25K. In the women’s race, challengers include Yehualaw’s teammate Anchinalu Dessie and Kenya’s Betty Chepkemoi Kibet. Dessie, aged 20, achieved a half marathon PB of 1:07:30, while Kibet boasts a half marathon best of 1:06:37.

we examine the top competitors ahead of this prestigious competition:
Category Racer Country
Men Daniel Ebenyo Kenya
Eric Kiptanui Kenya
Roncer Konga Kenya
Bernard Biwott Kenya
Abe Gashahun Ethiopia
Victor Kipruto Togom Kenya
Hiskel Tewelde Eritrea
Afewerki Berhane Eritrea
Jackson Kipleting Kenya
Mulugeta Debasu Ethiopia
Victor Chumo Kenya
Women Yalemzerf Yehualaw Ethiopia
Anchinalu Dessie Ethiopia
Betty Chepkemoi Kibet Kenya
Sutume Asefa Kebede Ethiopia
Mercyline Chelangat Uganda
Tsige Haileslase Ethiopia
Aberash Minsewo Ethiopia
Emebet Niguse Ethiopia
Nelly Jeptoo Kenya
Luuk Maas Netherlands

When & Where to watch: live stream & TV telecast coverage

Procam International’s YouTube channel will broadcast the 2023 Tata Steel Kolkata 25 live worldwide at no cost. The live streaming will commence at 6:00 am local time. Launched in 2014, the Tata Steel Kolkata 25K stands as one of India’s premier running events.