Tata Consultancy Services, a leading global IT services, consulting, and business solutions organization, as a part of its TCS Fit4life initiative successfully celebrated first-of-its-kind virtual running event ‘Run as #OneTCS’ on the occasion of Global Running Day.
Over 50,000 associates of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) have pledged and actively participated in the event as part of Global Running Day celebrations held on 3rd June. This year, Global Running Day 2020 was held digitally. As a part of the event, TCS associates from around the world pledged for a run, walk, ride or do a cardio workout, indoors or outdoors (where it is safe for them and their family).
TCSers together pledged to cover 128,000+ kilometers through this event, truly exhibiting the spirit of #OneTCS. 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.
Mr. Milind Lakkad, EVP & CHRO, TCS along with other TCSers pledged and celebrated first-of-its-kind Virtual Global Running Day. “At TCS, we have made fitness a top priority. During these prevailing times, focus on self and family health is vital and if utmost importance. In the new normal we might be separated by a pandemic, but today we run as #OneTCS. I hope all of you can inculcate all we have learnt in this initiative and apply it to your lives. Onwards and upwards!” said Mr. Milind Lakkad, EVP & CHRO, TCS.
TCS Fit4Life focuses on empowering its associates to take charge of their own health, become better, happier and a more productive workforce. The objective of the initiative seems more important than ever right now as we all are turning towards taking up physical activities to help release anxiety, stress, gain perspective and keep up the wellbeing during these challenging times.
This year, 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 regime and improve their daily lifestyles and inculcate healthy habits. All associates who have pledged are awarded with an e-certificate and can avail exiting offers from ASICS -the prize sponsor for the virtual event.