Record year for LRC’s annual Spring Fitness 50/50 Challenge

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

The City of Leduc has wrapped up its most successful Spring Fitness 50/50 Challenge to date at the Leduc Recreation Centre (LRC) and awarded Janelle Strandberg the grand prize trip for two to Vancouver.

“We had an incredibly successful LRC Spring Fitness 50/50 Challenge this year with a total of 674 registered participants,” said Lee Ann Weller, recreation services manager with the City of Leduc. “We gave away some great prizes throughout the entire challenge to encourage our patrons to keep striving for the 50-day goal.”

This year, the challenge included a Youth category, and Blaze Peterson was awarded a $300 SportChek gift card.

The 50-day challenge attracted 674 participants, which set a new record for the challenge. With added incentives of multiple entries dependent on the number of activity days, the challenge saw:

  • 168 people complete 50 days
  • 30 people complete 65 days

The 50/50 Spring Fitness Challenge was free-of-charge for LRC patrons and the public to participate in. Participants were eligible by swimming, skating, running, walking, working out and participating in any sport in the field house or any other physical activity within the LRC. All activity was tracked and monitored by staff at guest services and the fitness centre.

Call 780-980-7120 or visit for more information.

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The award-winning Leduc Recreation Centre (LRC) is one of the largest, newest and best-equipped recreation centres in Alberta. This barrier-free facility has 309,000 sq. ft. of multi-functional space plus acres of paved parking just minutes from Edmonton International Airport. Visit to learn more about the LRC. Prize sponsors for the 2016 LRC Spring Fitness 50/50 Challenge included: Safeway; Royal Pizza; Divine Oasis; Leduc Hyundai; Wingate Hotel Edmonton Airport; Floating Oasis; Gift Solutions Leduc; Kosmos Restaurant; Relax & Renew Spa; Believe Fit; and the 2016 Alberta Summer Games.