INC Fort 4 Fitness Challengers Prepare for Run

By Nicole Hahn

July 7, 2011 Updated Jul 7, 2011 at 1:12 PM EDT

Fort Wayne, Indiana (Indiana's NewsCenter) - The Indiana's NewsCenter Fort 4 Fitness Challengers are gearing up for a 5K on Saturday as they continue to train for the Half Marathon in September.

Calling themselves the INC Challenge Chicks, the group of more than a dozen women will take on thier first challenge Saturday, July 9th as they take part in the Runners on Parade 5K before the Three Rivers Festival Parade.

The women have been in training for four months, and will continue to train until the Fort 4 Fitness Half Marathon on September 24th.

They run twice a week together at the ASH Centre with Select Physical Therapy trainer Chrissy Springer. Beginning with runs of just one minute at a time and working their way up to miles at a time, the women encourage each other through the tough times and celebrate each other's successes.

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