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Shawnee County Largest Workout Results

Sunday, July 18, 2010

Report on the workout.

There were about 600 people there - which is not bad for the first 45 minute event. I had heard there were 500 pre-registered online. The weather must have affected the turn out - it was very hot and no air really moving in the stadium. I had volunteered to help with the pre-activities - there were about 50 of us.

We were primarily in the shade. Modified workouts were provided which helped those that had knee and back limitations. Water was made available - thank goodness because of the extreme heat.

My reaction to the workout - it was good, good leaders, variety in levels. The last 15 minutes of the workout was a track walk/jog/run. Because of the heat it was gruelling. Even though it was gruelling, I would participate again. Maybe a better time to have the event is in June when it might be slightly cooler.

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  • *ERICA*
    That sounds like a great time!
    Was that in PA???
    3956 days ago
  • TEFS912
    I agree about having the workout in June or May when it might be cooler. I enjoyed myself, even though I got "turf" all over me! LOL Next time I'm going to encourage my friends and family to get out there any sweat!!
    3956 days ago
  • SAISHA100CJ
    That was quite a turnout. I know it was fun. Maybe next year it will be in a cooler month... I know the heat was a bit much, though. I am glad they had plenty of water for you all. It sounds like the leaders and organizers did a good job. I know you had a good time. emoticon
    3956 days ago
  • CICI510
    That sounds so fun! The heat definitely affects things that's for sure.
    3956 days ago
  • BAM0827
    Heat sure does effect things but I'm glad to read that you endured!!! Good for you. Congrats on living a healthy lifestyle!
    3957 days ago
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