Home Health & Fitness Mumbai: 41,000 TCSers participate in first-of-its-kind Virtual Global Running Day TCS Fit4Life’ Virtual Running Day received more than 41K voluntary pledges and TCSers crossed 65,000 KMs

Mumbai: 41,000 TCSers participate in first-of-its-kind Virtual Global Running Day TCS Fit4Life’ Virtual Running Day received more than 41K voluntary pledges and TCSers crossed 65,000 KMs

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Mumbai:  41,000 TCSers participate in first-of-its-kind Virtual Global Running Day TCS Fit4Life’ Virtual Running Day received more than 41K voluntary pledges and TCSers crossed 65,000 KMs

41,000 TCSers participate in first-of-its-kind Virtual Global Running Day
TCS Fit4Life’ Virtual Running Day received more than 41K voluntary pledges and TCSers crossed 65,000 KMs

MUMBAI, June 4, 2020: Tata Consultancy Services (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS), a leading global IT services, consulting, and business solutions organization, as a part of its TCS Fit4life initiative successfully celebrated first-of-its-kind Global Running Day- Virtually.
Thousands of TCSers joined the first-ever virtual Global Running Day, a worldwide celebration of running uniting people across the world in a global effort to encourage physical wellness and strengthen the community.
Over 41,000 associates of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) have already pledged and actively participated in virtual Global Running Day celebrations held on 3rd June. The Global Running Day, which takes place on the first Wednesday of every June, plays an important role, reminding us of the positives that running can offer and the power of unification.
Mr. Milind Lakkad, EVP & CHRO, TCS along with many senior company officials joined the event to create a record of 100,000+ pledges and celebrate first-of-its-kind Virtual Global Running Day. TCSers from the across the world have pledged to cover 65,000+ kilometres through this event.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, physical Global Running Day events may be paused, but it’s important that we all keep active in a safe and responsible way. This year, Global Running Day 2020 was held digitally. As part of TCS Fit4Life initiatives, thousands of TCS associates around the world along with their families have pledged for a run, walk, and ride or do a cardio workout, indoors or outdoors (where it is safe for them and their family).
“At TCS, we have made fitness a top priority. During prevailing times, focus on self and family health is vital. Though we are separated by a pandemic, we run as #OneTCS. Together we are helping business and communities overcome the pandemic,” said Mr. Milind Lakkad, EVP & CHRO, TCS.
TCS Fit4life is a wellness programme of the Company and it was launched with an objective to encourage its associates to take up fitness seriously and make it an integral part of their schedule. TCS Fit4life focuses on empowering TCS associates to take charge of their own health, become better, happier and a more productive workforce.
TCS has also partnered with Striders Miles – professional fitness training company to train the associates and their family across its branches on an online platform to develop fitness regimen and improve their daily lifestyles and inculcate healthy habits.
Global Running Day, which takes place on the first Wednesday of every June, plays an important role, reminding us of the positives that running can offer and the power of unification. Its mission seems more important than ever right now, as people everywhere attempt to stay active and healthy.
During these challenging times, many people are turning to run as a solution to help release anxiety, gain perspective, cope with cabin fever, and keep up wellbeing.
About Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. (TCS)
Tata Consultancy Services is an IT services, consulting and business solutions organization that has been partnering with many of the world’s largest businesses in their transformation journeys for over 50 years. TCS offers a consulting-led, cognitive powered, integrated portfolio of business, technology and engineering services and solutions. This is delivered through its unique Location Independent AgileTM delivery model, recognized as a benchmark of excellence in software development.
A part of the Tata group, India’s largest multinational business group, TCS has over 448,000 of the world’s best-trained consultants in 46 countries. The company generated consolidated revenues of US $22 billion in the fiscal year ended March 31, 2020, and is listed on the BSE (formerly Bombay Stock Exchange) and the NSE (National Stock Exchange) in India. TCS’ proactive stance on climate change and award-winning work with communities across the world have earned it a place in leading sustainability indices such as the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI), MSCI Global Sustainability Index and the FTSE4Good Emerging Index. For more information, visit us at www.tcs.com.

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