Petersburg 1,000 Pound Challenge
The City of Petersburg is proud to announce the first-ever Petersburg 1,000 Pound Challenge!
This challenge is the perfect way to kick start your healthy lifestyle. Whether you're looking for the motivation to get started or searching for a new challenge in your fitness journey, the Petersburg 1,000 Pound Challenge is for YOU.
Running from October 6th - November 5th, the ultimate winner of this challenge is the group or individual who sheds the most pounds; groups final weigh-ins will be based on the average of total pounds lost. A winner will also be selected for the participant who earns the most points during the challenge.
Points can be earned by attending any of the community activities listed
A FREE YMCA MEMBERSHIP is offered for the duration of the challenge for those who sign-up during the registration period. This offer does not apply to current YMCA members.
Registration can also be completed at any of the weigh-in sites. If participating in a group, groups must have at least 10 members and there is no maximum for group members.
The initial weigh-in must take place between September 29th - October 9th.
Weigh-ins can be done at the Petersburg YMCA, Petersburg Public Library, Southside Physicians Network - Surgery, or Virginia State University Wellness Center (For VSU Participants Only).
|Petersburg Family YMCA||120 N Madison St.|
Petersburg, VA 23803
Sat 7am-6pm; Sun 1pm - 5pm
|Petersburg Public Library||201 W Washington St.|
Petersburg, VA 23803
Fri & Sat 10am - 5pm
|Southside Physicians Network - Surgery|
Dr. Datta’s Office
40 Medical Park Boulevard Suite A-B Petersburg, VA 23805
|First Weigh-In: October 1, 2, & 4|
Final Weigh-In: November 7 & 8
|Virginia State University Wellness Center (FOR VSU PARTICIPANTS ONLY)||1 Hayden Drive|
VSU - Virginia
Sat 9am-9pm; Sun 12pm-8pm
During the initial weigh-in, participants will be given a passport book or instructions on downloading the YMCA App; these are necessary for tracking pounds and points.
The Final Weigh-in must take place between November 6th-8th and the final weigh-in site must be the same as the initial weigh-in site.