This fun and motivational community program encourages and supports people to make healthy lifestyle changes, become more active, and lose a modest amount of weight. The goal is for overweight or obese people to lose 7% of their body weight by the end of the challenge. Everyone who meets all the requirements (weigh-ins and weight loss) will split the $10,000 cash prize!
This year-round program includes:
The challenge kicks off on Saturday, October 27, 2018, and wraps up on Friday, September 20, 2019.
There are four weigh-ins you'll have to make in order to stay in the running for the cash prize:
Split the $10,000 cash pool with other winners!
Stay in touch and stay motivated. Email your weight in November, December, February, March, May, June, July, and August to earn entry into drawings for cash and prizes.
Don't do it alone. Create a team of three or more friends, family, or co-workers. We'll recognize the three teams with the most members with a trophy and on our social media.
If you were a participant in the 2017 FitOne Weight Loss Challenge, ask if you're eligible to win a share of the $10,000 prize.
Register Online (not eligible for cash prizes after November 2, 2018).
Click each question below for its answer:
Winners are determined by the percent of body weight lost - NOT the numbers of pounds lost. Here's how you figure it out:
There are four weigh-ins for the 2018-2019 program.
In order to compete for prize money, you must attend each weigh-in at one of the official weigh-in sites.
If you make the first three weigh-ins (first weigh-in in October; 90 days in January; and 180 days in April) and lose 3% of your body weight by the 180-day weigh-in, you will earn a free entry into the FitOne 5k walk/run in September 2019!
*Free entry is non-transferable; must register for FitOne by Sept 1, 2019.
For both your first and final weigh-ins, please wear a t-shirt and shorts, capris, or sweats.
No jeans or heavy clothing are allowed at the first and final weigh-ins.
You will still be in the challenge but you will be ineligible to win cash prizes. You will continue to receive e-tips, and you can attend any of the classes and programs.
The weigh-ins keep you in the running for the prize money, so please plan accordingly. Don’t wait until the last day to weigh in.
We will award all of the prize money following Friday, September 20, 2019. There is no specific event you must attend in order to be eligible for the prize money.
All St. Luke’s Magic Valley Weight Loss Challenge contestants must be 18 years or older with no physical or medical restrictions.
St. Luke’s recommends the supervision of a medical professional before changing or modifying your diet or exercise plan.
The following conditions will disqualify a participant from winning cash prizes:
You need to get your first official weight. You may attend either the challenge kick-off or a local weigh-in site.
Registrations are non-refundable and non-transferable to next year’s event. This policy stays in effect whether you are injured, have an unexpected business or family emergency, pregnancy, etc. There are no exceptions.
Please read all of the requirements and rules of the challenge prior to registering.
Yes, if your weight reduction surgery was two or more years ago, you can participate and win cash in the challenge.
If you had surgery less than two years ago, you can participate in the challenge and have access to all of the wonderful health information and programs, but you will be unable to compete for the prize money.
Yes. Only those who work directly for St. Luke's Community Health are unable to compete for prize money.
A team is three or more people registered together under a single team name.
The top three teams with the most members will be recognized at the end of the challenge and presented with a healthy living trophy.
Teams can be comprised of co-workers, family members, church members, etc.