Tag Archives: Great American Fitness Challenge

Downhill Climb Day 100: A Progress Report!

Yesterday was Day 100 of what was initially called my “Fitness Challenge” and has since become my “Downhill Climb.”  Following is a brief progress report after 100 Days of making it happen.  Perhaps others on similar journeys have had better or worse results, but I aver that this is MY personal journey and I am […]

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Fitness Challenge Days 74/75: Finishing a 5K & Down More Weight

The day finally arrived…a 5K walk at the Great American Fitness Challenge. Team Sumoflam came all decked out in our bright yellow shirts. At 10:45 it was about 85° and sunny. The 15K event was over and the grueling obstacle events were in full swing. Hundreds of people came out for the events. It was […]

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Fitness Challenge Day 73: The 5K is Tomorrow

Really really busy with the GAFC team prepping for tomorrow’s Great American Fitness Challenge and the 5K walk with family and other members of Team Sumoflam. Though this is only one small step in my progress for better health, it is a big one as accomplishing the 5K will be the longest I have walked […]

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Fitness Challenge Day 72: The Final Countdown

As I write this post it is 48 hours from start time for the 5K Race at the Great American Fitness Challenge.  Let the countdown begin!! Julianne and I have finished the Team Sumoflam t-shirts for all of those that registered to participate in the event.  A HUGE THANKS to Antsy McClain for the great […]

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Fitness Challenge Days 70/71: Not Climbing Back Up That Mountain

I love the mountains.  I have made many visits to them.  But mountains are hard to climb and once at the top, you can easily tumble down. In some respects, I am looking at my “journey” as being one on the way down the mountain.  I spent many years slowly climbing up…weight kept getting higher. […]

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