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RUN WITH MILIND THE IRON MAN OF INDIA, 7 TH DECEMBER 2019

Physical fitness in India is largely ignored. Data suggests that more than 60% of the Indian population do not have any form of exercise or sporting activity. There are a lot of efforts from organizations and individuals to promote physical fitness in this country Milind Soman is one of the leading luminaries promoting fitness in India.

“Run with Milind, the Iron Man of India” was hosted by the Coorg Institute of Dental Sciences, Virajpet on 7/12/2019. Model-Actor-Fitness Promoter Milind Soman known for winning the Ironman title and for running the worlds’ largest Barefoot Marathon was the chief guest. He was accompanied by Nikki Ponnappa, a professional Golfer and social activist involved with the wellness of Kodagu its people, animals and ecology. Dr. Sunil Muddaiah, Dean, Coorg Institute of Dental Sciences, Virajpet welcomed the guests.

Over 200 participants including Undergraduates, Post Graduates, Teaching and Non-teaching faculty participated in the run from Coorg Institute of Dental Sciences to Maggula Junction. The run was preceded by an inspiring talk by Milind Soman on importance of exercise, lifestyle and wellbeing. Breakfast was served at Café Cloud 9 on campus. Milind Soman inaugurated The “Coorg Coffee Cup” brochure and gave away the just culminated Coorg Institute of Dental Sciences sports month prizes to our students at glamour filled function.