March to the Midway Point

Monday, March 15, 2010

Ames, IA -- March 4th marked the halfway point of the Live Healthy Iowa 100 Day Wellness Challenge. The 19,695 participants have already reported 25,317,375 minutes of activity and logged 60,263 pounds lost - an awesome achievement for the first half of the Challenge!

There are many great accomplishments to be noted throughout the state of Iowa. The University of Iowa has nearly 1,000 faculty and staff taking part, while Opportunity Village in Clear Lake has 37 teams. Participating employees of Casey's General Store, Inc. have lost a total of 1,465 pounds while participants in the Live Healthy Cass County Challenge have recorded over 480,000 minutes of activity. With numbers like that, the 2010 Live Healthy Iowa Challenge will be a big success in the state of Iowa!

It is not too late to sign up! Join the Live Healthy Iowa 100 Day Wellness Challenge and march toward optimal personal, as well as, community health and well-being! For $20, you will receive weekly motivational emails, a training T-shirt, access to a personal dashboard with daily journal, and access to the leader boards. Also, as a paid registrant, you will receive a one-year subscription to your choice of 10 lifestyle magazines upon logging into your personal dashboard.

Great strides are being made and positive results are pouring in. Take the Challenge today and be part of the success! Change your choices. Change your life!

More details and resources can be found by visiting

Live Healthy Iowa is a program of the Iowa Sports Foundation and brought to you through collaboration with the Iowa Department of Public Health and Iowa State University Extension.

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