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Biggest Losers are the real winners at Black Creek Fitness
The Countryside Church group of, Dianne Futch, front row, left to right, Joan Duncan and Sue Wingate and second row, Amanda King, JoAnne Wallace, Linda Collins, Melissa Padgett, Tewanna Womack, Jean Owens and Hilda Paulk, won the Black Creek Fitness Biggest Loser challenge. - photo by Photo provided

Black Creek Fitness announces the winners of its very first Community Biggest Loser 90-Day Challenge that ran from Jan. 29 through April 23.

Black Creek Fitness had six teams composed of 87 people complete the challenge and a total of 965.4 pounds was lost. From the registration fee ($10 per person) and the weekly weigh-in fees, a total of $2,143 was collected by the end of the challenge. Ten percent of the total collected was donated to the American Diabetes Association, and the balance of funds was split evenly between the overall winner and the overall winning team. Listed below are the results of the challenge:

Overall Biggest Loser: Kim Gay–Chub Club    $964.50

Team Biggest Loser: Countryside Church    $964.50

American Diabetes Association    $214

Total    $2,143

Both the individual and team winner were determined not by total pounds lost, but by percentage of change from the beginning weight.

All teams are listed below:

Countryside Church    179.0 lbs    8.9590 percent

Gut Busters    211.4 lbs    8.9470 percent

Drop It Like Its Hot    179.6 lbs    8.4169 percent

The Chub Club    222.4 lbs    6.8604 percent

The Full House    101.2 lbs    6.1557 percent

The Shape Shifters      71.8 lbs    4.1788 percent

Black Creek Fitness would like to thank all contestants for participating in the challenge and for all of the volunteer team leaders who continually encouraged and supported their teams. Kim Gay, the overall winner, was on the Chub Club Team, led by Angel Shurling and Lindsay Seger. The winning team, Countryside Church, was led by Dianne Futch.

Black Creek Fitness plans to promote another Biggest Loser in August.