Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Open Invitation for El Cubano Gordo IV

Hey Everyone, (please pass along to any friends who may want to participate)

As a former participant / observer, you are cordially invited to participate in the Fourth Annual El Cubano Gordo Championship. This year's contest features a new format. In addition to the weight loss competition, there will be a running challenge as a test of fitness, and a buy back feature that will allow all participants to earn back a percentage of their entry fee.

What is it?
A three-month-long weight loss and fitness contest to help you lose some of the extra weight you might have put on in 2009

When is it?
Start Date: January 1, 2010
End Date: April 3, 2010

Entry Fee:

Rules of the El Cubano Gordo Contest:
1. Contestants report initial weight on January 1, 2009.
2. Contestants must report weight via email or text every Sunday.
3. Winner is determined by the following formula:

Percentage of Body Weight Lost + 3 points if a contestant completes a 1/2 marathon during the three month period.

Winner's Circle Gala and Weigh-In
This year's winner will be announced at a dinner celebration on April 3rd at 8pm

Buy Back
Contestants will receive 25% ($25) of their entry fee back for every 5% of body weight lost.

1st Prize receives 75% of the purse
2nd Prize receives 25% of the purse

Please let me know if you will be participating.

Current Particpants
Steve Lee
Mary Lee
Al Muzaurieta
Millie Tonarely
Kristie Brand

Link to past winners
Year 3

Year 2

Year 1

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