The 1st Brownsville's Biggest Loser Challenge was held from February 12, 2010 through May 15, 2010. Participatns lost 939.8 pounds in total. During the 2nd challenge, which occurred from July 10, 2010 through August 21, 2010, participants lost a combined total of 618.2 pounds. This past year 919 people registered for this challenge. Together our community lost 1,712.5 pounds. The season's biggest surprise was the Guinness World Records® Largest Zumba® Class event, that captured 1,223 people at the Brownsville Sports Park on April 30th, 2011.
We kicked off our 3rd Annual Brownsville's Biggest Loser Challenge January 6th, 2012 at the Southmost Library, registering 312 people of our community. We continued the registration on January 7th, 2012 at Linear Park, next to the Farmers Market, registering 404 people. Throughout the next week, following the Linear Park registration, UT School of Public Health, Brownsville Regional Campus and City of Brownsville Public Health Department Wellness Division registered another 314 people; totaling 1, 030 participant for this years Challenge.