COLUMBUS, Ind. — Online registration starts Monday for the 2013 Healthy Lifestyle Challenge, organized by Bartholomew County on the Move.
The challenge's in-person sign-up and initial health check is 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Jan. 9 at the north entrance of Columbus Regional Hospital. Registration is $10 per person.
Teams have access to online tools to track their progress and the option to purchase lab vouchers for pre- and post-challenge blood glucose and cholesterol tests at $8 each.
During the 12-week challenge, which runs from Jan. 9 to April 3, health checks to monitor participants' progress will be offered in February, March and April.
Individuals earn points for the healthy choices they make. Prizes are awarded on a monthly basis and at the end of the challenge for those who score the most points. The top three teams and top three individuals not on a winning team who have the highest average weight loss and lifestyle points, respectively, will be recognized.