Mysuru Cyclothon marks World Health Day by Manipal Hospital

Mysuru Cyclothon marks World Health Day by Manipal Hospital

April 5, 2023

Mysore/Mysuru: Manipal Hospital, Mysuru, had organised Mysuru Cyclothon-2023 with the theme ‘Backpedal all your health problems’ marking World Health Day in city recently.

Manipal Hospital Director Pramod Kunder, who flagged off the cyclothon from the Hospital premises, shared his thoughts on the significance and insights of cycling for leading a healthy lifestyle. “Cycling is a low-impact exercise that provides numerous benefits to our health and well-being by improving our cardiovascular health and reducing the risk of chronic diseases. Through Mysuru Cyclothon-2023, we hope to encourage people to prioritise their health which in a way will contribute to making a healthier community,” he added.

More than 150 participants including children, fitness enthusiasts, youths, senior citizens, auto drivers, along with employees and doctors of Manipal Hospital actively took part in the cyclothon that proceeded in two separate routes across city.

Starting from Manipal Hospital, the first route covered 42-km, passing through Ring Road  and the second one passed through Manipal City Clinic (Excel Diagnostic) covering 15 kms and both culminated at the hospital premises.

Dr. Upendra Shenoy, Chief of Medical Services, Manipal Hospital and Dr. C.B. Keshavamurthy, Consultant –  Interventional Cardiologist were also present.

ONE COMMENT ON THIS POST To “Mysuru Cyclothon marks World Health Day by Manipal Hospital”

  1. Sanjay Kini says:

    MCC. will be Roping in a new vendor for pedal assist 1000 cycles for trin trin public bike sharing system.Request is to plan more cycling tracks in the city. The main city roads have wide footpath on both sides , one side footpath can be. Converted to cycle track by building it at. Road level with concrete instead of paved bricks and the track painted green or red .This city was the first to introduce PBS public bike sharing system .Nowto retain the. Cycling capital of India tag the citizens require many miles of cycling track to promote the city as a sustainable destination for tourists.


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