(5-29-20) The Grand Health Challenge is a program designed to encourage participants to adapt to a healthier lifestyle. This five-month program (January – May) is sponsored by Grand Lake Health System. The program has helped 5,362 participants lose 46,356.3 pounds since its inception in 2006.

The program concluded on May 21 with 112 participants completing the challenge.

Jenni Miller, Community Outreach Coordinator at Grand Lake Health System

“We are very proud of the participants! They adapted to not having as many weigh ins and informational sessions and still showed up in May with great success!”

The 2020 participants lost a combined 1,449 pounds with an average weight loss of -6.26%.

The Winners are:


Place Top Teams % Lost Prize
1 Fat As Is:
Taylor Heyne, Lexi Huber, Lori Salyer, Caleb Westerfield, Lynn Westerfield, Dennis Zahn
-17.63%  $1,000
2  Full Gummies:
Kelly Fullmer, Zac Fullmer, Jen VanGundy, Josh VanGundy
-15.82%  $500


Place Top Females % Lost Prize
1  Amanda Seigle -14.88%  $250
2  Gladys Algarra -11.83%  $150


Place Top Males % Lost Prize
1 Aaron Sprigg -30.08%  $250
2  Chris Howe  -26.28%  $150