Manorama 'SportOn' kicks off in Kochi from Thursday

Manorama 'SportOn' kicks off in Kochi from Thursday

Kochi: A five-day sporting extravaganza celebrating sports, fitness and health - Manorama SportOn - will begin at the Jawaharlal Nehru International Stadium at Kaloor in Kochi on Thursday.

People can enter the venue free from 2 pm till 9 pm during the fest that ends on May 20.

Iron Man-Iron Lady contests will be held from 6 pm on Thursday. Arm wrestling is from at 6 pm on May 17, while Strongman contest will be held at 6 pm on May 18.

There will be a sports fashion show for children on the final day at 6pm.

A 5-km Fun Run will begin at 5.30 pm on May 19 and those interested can register at till May 18.

You can pay the fee via or at the Kochi/Kottayam offices of Malayala Manorama.

The sporting festival would also include athletic games, dare contests, Zumba dance, self-defence classes, work-outs, kick-boxing training and an exhibition.

You will also be introduced to tricycle race for adults, cycle assembly and freakathon.

Jain University presents the fest, while Aster MedCity is the health partner. Other event partners are Royal Enfield (two-wheeler), Decathlon (sports), DARC 1 Fitness (fitness) and SMRI (games).

For admission, sponsorship and stall booking, contact 9526707576, 7356606921/23/24.