Participants Lose Nearly 40,000 Pounds In First Half Of Weight Loss Challenge

By: Stephanie Schultz
By: Stephanie Schultz

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - Their hard work is paying off.

Governor Sam Brownback announced Thursday participants in his weight loss challenge have lost a combined total of 39,496 pounds at the midway point.

A $1,000 drawing was also held to award one of the 108 state employee teams that have lost more weight so far than the Governor's team.

The winning team was "Journey 2 Lose".

The challenge ends May 15.

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