JBG Westin33 - The Sky Run

The First Staircase Run in Kolkata

The eve of India’ 75th Independence Day witnessed the first-ever staircase run of India THE SKY RUN held at The Westin Kolkata Rajarhat in association with Jai Balaji Group. Over 200 fitness enthusiasts from across the city took part in the staircase run, a race that is believed to be a tough test of one’s fitness. All the participants of the JBG Westin 33-The Sky Run had to run up the staircase of Westin, of 33 floors to reach the helipad of the hotel. The feat comprised 1,056 steps reaching 499 feet. Though a first in India, the staircase run is a popular sport/activity in other parts of the world and in 2019 alone, nearly 200,000 men and women participated in over 290 tower running races worldwide, in 38 countries. The Kolkata Sky run was yet another first-of-its-kind sporting activity that was out of the ordinary, bringing in concepts of western sporting events to India.

Winners
RankWOMEN’S CATEGORYRankMEN’S CATEGORY
1Basanti Kumari1Md Shakil
2Vileshinnu2Subha Malik
3Samiksha Rai3Suprobhat Mahapatra
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The Sky Run Winners in Female Category
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The Sky Run Winners in Male Category

Prize Distribution

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Warm-up

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Race

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Venue & Team

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Team

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