The hospital has been the medical partner for event since 8 years
Procam International today announce their readiness to host the 11th edition of the TCS World 10k that will be held in Bengaluru on Sunday, the 27th of May. This year’s registrations crossed a whopping 24000 runners, ranging from Elite Athletes to enthusiastic runners. The announcement this afternoon in a 96-hours-to-go countdown, made by the team at Procam International, including Jt. Managing Director Procam International Race Director, Hugh Jones, and Dr. Vivek Jawali, Chairman, Dept. Of Cardiovascular Science & Chief Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgeon, Fortis Hospitals,Bangalore highlighted the route for the year, medical care preparedness and logistic measures that have been implemented this year.
Starting and ending at Kanteerava Stadium, the run has five different race categories, with the open 10k kicking things off at 2:30 AM, and concluding with the World 10k for Men at 8:50AM. The sun is expected to rise at 5:52AM, with minimum temperature expected to be 21 degree Celsius.
Fortis Hospital has set up a base camp with 50 beds at the finish line and have placed three medical stations at various points along the routes. In addition, there will be medical personnel equipped with stretchers and wheelchairs at the start and finish line to any medical emergencies. 9 ambulances are present along with five medics and bikes that will be moving along the race route to ensure immediate attention. 25 doctors have also been made available on race day and are going to be spread across the medical stations and the base camp. In the lase 2KM’s of the race, there will be a total of 20 spotters and 200+staff from Fortis will be present to make sure everything goes smoothly.