The St. Luke’s Weight Loss Challenge is designed to help you achieve a healthy weight and an active lifestyle. The goal is to encourage you to lose 2% of your total body weight within 180 days and 5% of your total body weight by the final weigh-in September 2022. Those who meet all requirements (weigh ins and weight loss) will equally split the $20,000 prize money!
With your paid registration you receive:
Registration opens August 17, 2021
The Carium app is the platform participants can receive the weekly health tips, weigh-in updates, webinar reminders, step challenge invitations and perseverance prize opportunities directly to their phone! It’s a great way to stay engaged and win prizes! Carium is FREE to join for Weight Loss Challenge participants – and it’s easy to download. To get started follow the instructions below.
If you miss one of the required weigh-ins you are still in the Challenge and will continue to receive health tips, attend classes and programs and can win perseverance prizes, but you are no longer qualified to win prize money. (please dress appropriately—i.e., t-shirt and shorts/capris/sweats; no jeans)
NOTE - See location sheet for a weigh in site near you and to access the link or the phone number to make an appointment.
Non-St. Luke’s employees must complete the emailed W9 and submit by September 16, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. to receive prize money!
Attend all the required weigh-ins to qualify for the prize money. If you miss any of the weigh-ins, you'll still be in the challenge and will continue to receive health tips, attend classes and programs, and can win perseverance prizes, but you'll no longer be eligible for the prize money.
Check back for weigh-in dates and locations.
Download the official rules and information for a full description of the Weight Loss Challenge.
Click each question below for its answer:
Please read all the requirements and rules of the Challenge prior to registering, as all registrations are NON-REFUNDABLE and non-transferable to next year’s event, NO exceptions.
This policy stays in effect whether you are injured, have an unexpected business or family emergency, pregnancy, etc. There are NO exceptions.
No, you don’t - BUT – we highly suggest that you do! We will be pushing out all of our information three times a week directly to your phone and the quarterly challenges will only be logged via the CARIUM App. It’s a great way to stay engaged AND win prizes! To get started download the app from Google Play or the Apple App store. Install and open Carium. Tap “Join Carium” at the bottom and enter code SL-WLC.
Check your email for a message from [email protected] and click “verify email” to confirm your account. We suggest using your personal email NOT your slhs.org email when registering for Carium.
Winners are determined by the percent of body weight lost – NOT the number of pounds lost.
Here’s how you figure it out:
GENERAL PARTICIPANTS whose final weight is 5% or LOWER than their starting weight and KEEP IT OFF CASH participants whose final weight is the SAME or LOWER than their starting weight, will win an equal share of the $20,000 prize money to be split among the other eligible participants.
There are FOUR weigh-ins for the 2021/2022 program.
In order to compete for prize money, you must attend EACH weigh-in at one of the official weigh-in sites.
Please wear a t-shirt and shorts/capris/sweats.
Jeans/heavy clothing are discouraged. It will be marked on your weigh-in form and you will be expected to wear similar clothing at your final weigh-in.
Any valuation of the prize(s) received is based on available information provided to St. Luke's, and the value of any prize awarded may be reported for tax purposes as required by law.
Each winner is solely responsible for reporting and paying any and all applicable taxes related to the prize.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, any prize received by an employee of St. Luke's, with a value in excess of $25.00, will be reported to St. Luke's Payroll Department so appropriate taxes can be deducted and reporting can be completed.
What does this mean?
If you are St. Luke's employee, the St. Luke's Weight Loss Challenge will report the value of any prizes awarded to you to the St. Luke's payroll department so appropriate taxes can be deducted on your behalf.If you are not a St. Luke's employee, it is your responsibility to report and pay any and all applicable taxes on any prizes awarded to you.