Submission Guidelines

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  • Registration for the May 28, 2016 Hercules is required prior to submitting your entry
  • Selected winners must sign a Release of Liability waiver and a Media Release

Either written or video submissions accepted

  • Written submission: Approximately 250 words or less
  • Video submission: 3 minutes or less

    What to Include in your Submission

    • Your submission is an effort to convince the Hercules Directors that they should select you.  Don’t hold back, they love life-changing stories.  Some things to consider when expressing your desire to be selected: Why are you accepting the Hercules challenge?  Why do you want to live a healthier lifestyle?  Describe your commitment to accepting the challenge.

    Selection of winners

    • Five (5) winners of the first one hundred and fifty (150) entrees will be selected
    • The five (5) winners will be announced by 2:00 pm Sunday February 7, 2016
    • Winners will be notified via email and will be announced via our social media pages

     What the winners will receive

    • Each winner’s registration fee will be refunded in full via business check.  All checks will be mailed on Tuesday May 31, 2016
    • *Free Hercules Fitness Challenge preparation classes at participating Training Partners and/or electronic communication
    • General meal planning suggestions
    • Hercules “In Training” T-shirt
    • Media publicity as a human interest story with the Hercules Fitness Challenge

    *For participation in the Hercules Fitness Challenge preparation classes, contestants must be able to travel to the participating Training Partner.  If a contestant is unable to travel to the location of a Training Partner, the contestant must be able to communicate electronically with their Hercules trainer, ex: phone, email, text messaging, etc