Two women emerged victorious in "" held Saturday in West Hartford Center and Blue Back Square.
The member, non-member “McLynch” team of Katherine McGeever of Berlin and Sally Lynch of West Hartford took on the unique and challenging competition, which culminated in a scavenger Saturday afternoon.
The challenge involved ten groups of two, and began on January 16 with a variety of activities designed including group classes, at-home assignments, and other “interesting” challenges which had to be completed in 12 consecutive days.
The challenges have included:
- Studying the Noah Webster statue in Blue Back Square – identifying what muscle is he working by holding the heavy book in his right hand;
- Creating a 5-minute workout in a backyard using absolutely no equipment; and
- Creating (and filming) a workout while walking through West Harford Center using only the obstacles and structures that are permanently placed.
The teams competing in Saturday's grand finale completed a variety of physical and mental challenges for time.
Challenges were located all around West Hartford Center and Blue Back Square, with activities taking place in and/or around such retail locations as , , , ,, , , , , and Center before racing back to The Playground.
Focus, execution, mental agility, and ability to follow instruction were critical to each team’s success.