Petersburg 1,000 Pound Challenge


The 2020 Challenge will begin registration on 


This challenge is the perfect way to kick start your healthy lifestyle. Whether you’re looking for the motivation to get started or searching for a new challenge in your fitness journey, the Petersburg 1,000 Pound Challenge is for YOU. 

Early registration will begin on March 23, 2020 and run through April 3, 2020. The ultimate winner of this challenge is the individual who sheds the most pounds! 

Registration will be available at any of the weigh-in sites. 

Weigh-ins can be completed at the Petersburg YMCA, Petersburg Public Library, or Virginia State University Wellness Center (For VSU Participants Only). 

Weigh-In Site
Times Available
Petersburg Family YMCA120 N Madison St.
Petersburg, VA 23803
M-F 5:30am-9pm
Sat 7am-6pm; Sun 1pm - 5pm
Petersburg Public Library201 W Washington St.
Petersburg, VA 23803
M-TH 10am-8pm
Fri & Sat 10am - 5pm
Tabernacle Life Center/ Rec Senior Program

Virginia State University Wellness Center (FOR VSU PARTICIPANTS ONLY)1 Hayden Drive
Daniel Gymnasium
VSU - Virginia 
M-F 6am-10pm
Sat 9am-9pm; Sun 12pm-8pm

During the initial weigh-in, participants will be given a "passport" for tracking pounds along the way.

The Final Weigh-in must take place between May 23rd - 29th. The final weigh-in site must be the same as the initial weigh-in site.