Eight cities in the Fort Wort area are taking part in a healthy lifestyle challenge and the city that achieves the goal the best, will win a cash prize of $25,000 for the city. The city who receives second place will receive $15,000 and third place will receive $10,000.
The Lifestyle Improvement Challenge is sponsored by the Baylor Regional Medical Center at Grapevine. Cities that have agreed to participate include Colleyville, Grapevine, Hurst, Euless, Roanoke, Keller, Haslet, and Watauga.
A Healthy Communities Task Force will be judging which city best achieves the most healthy lifestyle. Colleyville began the challenge with a kick-off race. The Run, Walk & Read race was on Nov. 5. Other events, such as healthy cooking demonstrations, also took place.
Grapevine is offering a weight loss competition within its city and the person who loses the most weight between Jan. 1 and March 3, will win a cash prize.