2013 Magic Valley Weight Loss Challenge Starts Saturday


By Aimee Burnett

Twin Falls, Idaho (KMVT-TV / KTWT-TV) The 2013 Magic Valley Weight Loss Challenge kicks off this weekend.

The weigh–in begins Saturday at the "E" Street YMCA.

It runs from 10 a.m. -1 p.m.

Participants have until January 12th to sign up and weigh-in.

The person who loses the largest percentage of body fat at the end of the six month challenge will win $10,000.

Second place wins $4,000 and third place wins $2,000.

"The challenge this year is literally going to take six months long. There's activities and events for you and your family," said Gary Ettenger, CEO/President, Twin Falls YMCA.

The 2011 winner Bear Bangs will be teaching a series of seminars.

Tune into KMVT Sunday at 10 p.m to hear how the challenge has changed his life.

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