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There's still time to register for 10 Week Wellness Challenge

AMES, Iowa - February 10, 2014 - Health and wellness goals are a top priority in 2014 for nearly 28,000 Iowans. Individuals have teamed up with friends, family or co-workers and are taking part in Live Healthy Iowa's 13th annual 10 Week Wellness Challenge. This healthy competition encourages Iowans to track activity minutes and/or weight loss to move their team up the challenge leaderboard. Registration will remain open through Feb. 28 for those who would still like to team up and join the challenge!

The 10 Week Wellness Challenge is a simple and affordable challenge encouraging Iowans to make active and nutritious choices. Over the course of 10 weeks, teams take part in friendly competition tracking activity minutes and/or weight loss on their personal dashboard through the Live Healthy Iowa website. For $20, each participant will receive an official 10 Week Wellness Challenge T-shirt, a one year subscription to a wellness magazine of choice, exclusive discounts at businesses statewide and chances to win a four night tropical cruise for two, gift cards, bikes, fitness shoes plus other great prizes! Challenge participants will have unlimited access to an abundance of wellness resources on Live Healthy
Iowa's website such as healthy recipes, workouts and a personal tracking page where they can track their progress, message teammates, set goals and much more.

Recruit your friends, family or co-workers to make healthy lifestyle changes in 2014! Rally your team and register at Would your community, business or organization like to participate in Live Healthy Iowa's 10 Week Wellness Challenge? Contact us today for your group ID!


About Live Healthy Iowa
Live Healthy Iowa, formerly Lighten Up Iowa, was created in 2001 by the Iowa Sports Foundation as a strategic health initiative to address the state's growing obesity problem. Live Healthy Iowa brings together friends, families, businesses and communities in team-based wellness challenges designed to promote positive lifestyle change. In 2013, more than 252,000 adult and youth Iowans took part in a Live Healthy Iowa program. To learn more, visit

(Contact: Emily Bisbee, Coordinator,, (888)777-8881 ext. 102 )




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