Are you ready to get healthy and go blue? If so then you need to sign up for the 2013 “Healthy Linn County Challenge” with The Linn County Fair and Jenny Craig!
The Healthy Linn County Challenge is a three month contest open to all residents of Linn County. The contest will include teams of 4 to 6 people and individual contestants. The purpose of the challenge is to encourage people to lose weight by eating healthy and living an active lifestyle.
Jenny Craig will provide weekly healthy tips to help participants to eat healthy. The bi-monthly challenge updates will be posted on The Linn County Fair’s Facebook account to continue to encourage participants to follow through on their challenge to “Getting Healthy”. Participants can “Go Blue” and upgrade their lives by pledging their support for the Blue Zones Project at www.bluezonesproject.com.
Kandice Dowie,Jenny Craig Area Market Director Cedar Rapids/Coralville, talks about why they partnered with The Linn County Fair for this event, “Jenny Craig is all about transformation, and helping people realize that it’s a lifestyle change and one that can impact their entire family, especially the next generation. With the “Getting Healthy & Going Blue” Challenge, this is a great opportunity to help pay it forward in our local community. Jenny Craig is a proud supporter of the Healthy Linn County Challenge.”
A prize package will be given to the team and individual that loses the most percentage of weight by the end of the Challenge. The winners will be announced at The Linn County Fair on Wednesday, June 26th. The prize package will include money from the entry fees, a ticket to each of the 2013 Linn County Fair’s grandstand events, and prize package from Jenny Craig. All participants completing the challenge will be eligible for two grandstand tickets for a grandstand event of their choice during the 2013 Linn County Fair. Tickets will be distributed at the final weigh-in on June 18th and 20th.
To help promote The Linn County Fair’s 125th Anniversary the fair is offering a second reward to any team that loses 125 lbs as a whole. Each team member will receive a grandstand ticket to the event of their choice for the 2013 fair.
Individuals or teams can go to Jenny Craig (located next to Dick’s Sporting Goods at 4651 First Avenue SE in Cedar Rapids) or to The Linn County Fair’s website to fill out the entry form. Entry forms are due by March 22nd. First 100 qualified entries will receive a free t-shirt at their first weigh-in. See below for official rules or email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
The Linn County Fair and Jenny Craig are Getting Healthy & Going Blue with the Healthy Linn County Challenge 2013!
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