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Fit Family Challenge

What is the Fit Family Challenge?

The Fit Family Challenge is a free healthy lifestyle program for families. For eight weeks, participants will track their health and fitness to win weekly prizes and two grand prizes. Lowcountry Parent has partnered with the challenge to get families moving and create healthier lifestyles by encouraging them to track their healthy habits, exercise more and participate in fun events with their families.

When is the Fit Family Challenge?

Pre-registration starts April 15th and challenge dates are May 5th-June 29th, 2015. You can sign up at any time during the challenge!

How much does it cost?

It's FREE. There is no cost for Registration for the online Fit Family Challenge Activity Tracker.

How do you define family?

A family is at least one child under age 18 and one adult in the same household, including grandparents caring for children. Participants under 18 years old must be included in a 'family' registration account with at least one adult participant.

How do we qualify for prizes?

To qualify for prizes you must be registered!  To qualify for the Grand Prize drawing, you must also earn at least 100 points by logging your activities in our online Activity Tracker. The more you participate and track your activities online, the more chances you have to win. An additional entry in the drawing is contributed for every 100 points earned. (i.e. the Jones Family earned 325 points = 3 Jones' family entries in Grand Prize drawing.)

What can we win?

Prizes are still being determined. Please check back for updates!

How do I track my activities?

Register online and begin entering your activities in our Activity Tracker. Each time you log an activity, you earn points towards the grand prize drawing.

Once registered, how do I earn points?

It's easy to earn points! Log into your account. Do any or all of these activities and mark them completed online:

1) Exercise or get active

2) Practice healthy habits

3) Attend special events and fitness or wellness classes

Families are considered one unit. Family points are combined and entries are added for each 100 points earned as a family, or individual, to the Grand Prize drawing in June.

How can my children participate in the fun?

Parents can download a Kids Activity Tracker, so young children can get in on the fun. Post it on your fridge and let them fill it out each week, then post the healthy habits in your family account for more points. Kids can attend some events, too! (Age restrictions may apply.)

If we win a weekly or monthly prize, are we still eligible for the grand prize?

Yes! Weekly and monthly prize winners are still eligible for the grand prize drawing if they qualified. (To qualify families must earn at least 100 points. )

Do I have to attend Fitness Classes to win?

No. But we encourage your family to attend as many fitness classes and special events as possible. Each event or class attended earns you 100 points. Note: You must receive an event code and enter it into the system with the event name to receive the bonus points.

Which special events and fitness classes are eligible for bonus points?

Events are still being determined. Please check back for updates!  

How do we maintain our healthy lifestyle after the Fit Family Challenge?

The Fit Family Challenge will teach you a lot about fitness and good nutrition. You can keep it up throughout the year.

We're confident that if you follow the challenge and get active for at least one month, you'll be on your way to adopting a healthier lifestyle for your child(ren), yourself and your entire family!

Stay tuned for more great information as we get closer to the preregistration date and the 2015 Fit Family Challenge!

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