Fitness Challenge Brochure
About the Challenge
Monthly Calendar of Events
Frequently Asked Questions
What does the Fitness Challenge
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can I exercise?
Click here for photos and video of the 2013 Fitness Challenge Finale!
And click here to watch the Finale Black & White retrospective video.
Development Recreation (CD-REC), Diabetes Association, General Fitness, Healthy City Fall River,
Partners for a Healthier Community, and the Fall River YMCA have joined together
to challenge adults who live, work or attend school in Greater Fall River to get fit, healthy, prevent Type
2 diabetes and pledge to collectively lose more than a ton of weight (2000 lbs)!
What’s the challenge all
Fitness participants will gain access to
programs and fitness centers throughout the city for little or no cost—programs that will help them learn to eat well, lose weight, get fit,
prevent diabetes and other diseases and win some great prizes!
Who can participate?
The Fall River Fitness Challenge is open to
all adults who live, work or attend school in Fall River. Join with a buddy, by yourself or form a team!
How do I sign up?
at our Challenge kick-off on Saturday January 7, 2012 from
10AM- 1PM at the Kuss Middle School to sign up, weigh
in, and learn more about the Challenge!
There will also be a Health and Wellness Fair during the sign-up time. You
can register for the Challenge for $2 and receive a wrist band that will give
you discounts at program sites. You
also sign up at CD REC, 72 Bank Street or at the YMCA anytime until January 30th.
Some worksites will also be holding team registrations.
How can I win?
Each time you or your team takes advantage of one of the
challenge programs, show your fitness challenge wristband to get entrance
into the program at a discounted rate! The more times you participate in
any of the programs, the better chance you have of winning and staying
How often do I weigh in?
twice a month at CD-REC or at a designated worksite location throughout the city and record your weight!
Each time you weigh in you will be entered into a raffle to win a prize
at the Finale.
is my weight tracked?
can set goals and track any of six fitness indicators (Activity, Weight,
Smoking, Diet, Blood Pressure and Blood Glucose) on the personal
Check-In Activity Record sheet that can be downloaded from this site, or
by logging on as a member of www.MyFallRiver.org
and picking the Fitness Challenge group option which will make a
tracking page available to you. Worksite team captains at designated
worksites will also record
and track team member weights on the website.
call CD-REC at 508-679-0922
Twenty-seventh Challenge Event
Twenty-sixth Challenge Event
Twenty-fifth Challenge Event
Twenty-fourth Challenge Event
Thomas Giunta 5K Road Race
Thomas Giunta 5K
Twenty-third Challenge Event
Twenty-second Challenge Event
Twenty-first Challenge Event
Twentieth Challenge Event
Nineteenth Challenge Event
Seventeenth Challenge Event
to 5K Training
Couch to 5K
First Challenge Event
Challenge Health Fair
See all of
the past Challenge videos here (bottom of page)