Gopal Debnath, kolkata.27th.December. The seventh edition of Route 55, an open non-competitive race conducted by the alumni of Indian Institute of Engineering Science And Technology (IIEST), Shibpur, will be held on December 29. This year, the organisers expect more than 80 runners across all age groups. “The race has one of the most scenic routes among all the marathons organised here. It will start from Old Metro Cinema (Now Central) and terminate at IIEST Shibpur campus. Participants from 15 international and Indian cities,” said Saheli Pal, alumni of IIEST Shibpur. Also Read – Attack on students most unfortunate: CM Route 55 is an open non-competitive run-walk event that retraces the road taken by many on public bus number 55 from Esplanade to Shibpur – touching many iconic Calcutta landmarks on the way. “It aims to engage the community by giving back while having fun,” Moumita Mukherjee, alumni of IIEST Shibpur. While the 2019 edition of Route 55 celebrates women empowerment as the theme, funds raised from the event will be donated to Sramajibi Hospital, Belur. PRESS MEET- KOLKATA PRESS CLUB. MS.NANDINI MUKHERJEE, SAHELI PAUL & MOUMITA MUKHERJEE.