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The Biggest Loser Runwalk announces 5K/15K in the heart of the Green Mountains

The Biggest Loser RunWalk announced Feb. 6 that it will be hosting a Get Fit, Get Ready 5K/15K and one-mile Kids' Race on Sunday, July 28, 2013 in Killington, Vt. From the first-time runner to the elite athlete, The Biggest Loser RunWalk Killington encourages visitors and locals to hit the wooded roads and gear up for an inspirational event in the heart of Vermont's Green Mountains. The Biggest Loser RunWalk is licensed through the NBCUniversal Television Consumer Products Group and Shine America.

Killington Town Manager Seth Webb says, "We are delighted to welcome the Biggest Loser RunWalk. The heart of the Green Mountains is the perfect place to host the Get Fit Get Ready race series."

The Biggest Loser RunWalk chose Vermont due to the efforts of the Town of Killington, which is helping aid in the race planning process. The Town of Killington partnered with Dan and Jackie Evans, founders of The Biggest Loser RunWalk and Season 5 contestants on NBC's hit show, "The Biggest Loser," to offer the RunWalk in a non-intimidating environment with a long time limit to allow runners and walkers to complete the race at their own pace. The Biggest Loser RunWalk is known for the perks, participants receive an exclusive Biggest Loser running shirt, finisher's medal, healthy snacks and much more.  

The Biggest Loser RunWalk 5K/15K course starts and finishes at Killington Resort's K-1 Lodge and Roaring Brook Umbrella Bars.

The 5K route travels through Killington's downtown and features breathtaking views of Killington Peak, the second highest peak in Vermont. The 15k route, great for someone's first 15K, travels along rustic wooded roads with stunning views of the Green Mountains. After the race, participants, family and friends can celebrate and relax at the post-race concert featuring former "Biggest Loser" contestant and Nashville recording artist, Dan Evans at Killington Resort's Roaring Brook Umbrella Bar or take in the lush green landscape during a gondola ride to Killington peak.

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On Saturday, July 27, 2013, participants and the community can get inspired for the next day's race at the Health & Wellness Meet and Greet. While there, participants will pick up their race information, can take advantage of workshops from past Biggest Loser contestants, can take part in the Biggest Loser Q & A and much more. Afterwards, participants are invited to a free outdoor concert hosted by the Town of Killington and Killington Resort. Past performers have included Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Max Creek, Badfish and Sister Hazel.

For more information on The Biggest Loser RunWalk or to register for a race, please visit www.BiggestLoser.com/RunWalk.

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The Biggest Loser RunWalk Race Series launched in the fall of 2012 throughout the United States, challenging all Americans to get fit and stay healthy. Founded by former contestants of "The Biggest Loser," Dan and Jackie Evans, the race series includes a variety of race distances including 5K's, 10K's, 15K's, Half Marathon's, Off-Road Challenges and Kids' Races. Whether you have yet to begin an exercise regime or you are an avid runner, this race series is dedicated to helping you reach your fitness goals. Our mission is to get America off the couch and on the pavement! For more information, visit www.BiggestLoser.com/RunWalk.