IIMK to organize 4th edition of Calicut mini-Marathon on 24th February, 2013

Kozhikode, February 22, 2013: The Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode
(IIMK), would be conducting the 4th edition of the Calicut mini Marathon on
February 24, 2013. The objective is to spread the message of a cleaner
Calicut, through its War on Waste  campaign. IIMK is expecting a footfall
of around 8000 individuals on the day of the event.

IIMK Director Prof. Debashis Chatterjee says "IIMK takes a step forward by
highlighting an environmental concern on the existence of waste products,
hence organizing a mini marathon on the theme War on Waste . It is our
unique privilege to be a school of aspiration where new ideas take shape for
the betterment of India and the World."

In the run-up to the marathon, an Open Day for school students of classes 7
to 12 was conducted at the IIMK Campus on Sunday, February 3, 2013 between
10 am and 3 pm. In the event, a host of competitions like Quiz, Elocution,
Essay Writing and Painting were conducted based on topics related to this
year's theme War on Waste. The event witnessed teeming students of
Class VII to XII from schools in and around Calicut participating in
elocution, quiz and poster-making competitions based on the theme of

The mini-marathon will be flagged off at 7:15 am from the Calicut Beach on Sunday, February 24rth, 2013.  The race-day will feature a 10-km professional run and a 3-km non-competitive Dream run featuring celebrities, citizens, women Self Help Groups/NGOs and college students showcasing their work on the theme War on  Waste along the mini-marathon route. Total prizes worth Rs. 2 lakhs are to be won. 

www.calicutmarathon.com for online registration or dial +91 8086550076

About Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode

Started in 1997 with its Postgraduate Programme (PGP), the Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode (IIMK), 1st IIM to be accredited by AMBA, is on a high growth trajectory, offering widest range of academic programmes in the field of management education. Spread over about 100 acres of land, the Institute is situated on two hillocks in Kunnamangalam area of ancient city of Calicut in Kerala, is one of the most picturesque oxy-rich campuses in the country, an erudite tem of highly experienced and dedicated faculty coupled with the state-of-art knowledge resources and cutting edge computing & communication infrastructure enables IIMK offer a life time experience to the student as well as the research community.

IIMK pioneered Interactive Distance Learning (IDL) for working executives in India and a leader in Faculty Development Programmes (FDP), recently launched its Kochi campus. IIMK, a socially conscious institute incubated a Centre of Excellence jointly with Government of Kerala, which is one of its kinds in India, to help and nurture the Scheduled Castes/tribes students.

IIMK has now set up a Satellite campus at Infopark dedicated to Executive Education.

Media Contacts:

Dr. MG Sreekumar       |   Ms. Meghana Bangalore
Media Relations, IIMK  |   Adfactors PR, Bangalore
+91- 9447654066       |   +91-9742660399
mgsree@iimk.ac.in      |   Meghana.bangalore@adfactorspr.com

Source: By E-mail (February 22, 2013)

Published on IndianMBA.com on February 23, 2013


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