The Mile Challenge (TCS World 10K 2024 Edition) Results

The Mile Challenge (TCS World 10K 2024 Edition) Results

The Mile Challenge

Two days ahead of TCS World 10K, we announced a novel Mile Challenge for the GeeksOnFeet community who were running the larger TCS World 10K 2024. More than 60 runners registered for the challenge. The challenge, featured two critical mile-long segments designed to test the participants - The Downhill Mile Dash and the Uphill Mile Dash.

  • The Downhill Mile Dash started at the Army canteen traffic signal and continued through till the St. Johns Road. It has 22m of elevation loss.
  • The Uphill Mile Dash, stretched from the Gurdwara to the finish line. It has total of 11m of elevation gain, peaking at 4%-5% grade at certain sections. While the elevation gain is a challenge, the bigger challenge in this dash is the fight against fatigue.

The event’s format integrated data from Strava for real-time tracking and leaderboard updates.

  • Amit Lahekar who is in the age category 30 to 34, topped the leaderboard with an average mile time of 5 minutes and 53 seconds (average of uphill & downhill mile segments).
  • Close behind him was Suneel Kumar Koyi, who excelled in the 40 to 44 age category with average mile time of 5 minutes and 57 seconds.
  • Thomas Bobby Philip from the 55 to 59 age group shine with a time of 6 minutes and 26 seconds.

Here is the top 10 leaderboard

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The full leaderboard can be seen at

More to come

Thanks to all the runners from the community who participated. We would like to more such challenges in future. Please do share your feedback on the format by writing to us at mailto:[email protected]

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