The annual “It’s Time Texas” Community Fitness Challenge begins in a few days, and the City of Richardson is again participating. Individuals and organizations are encouraged to sign up for the free, 8-week challenge that takes place Jan. 3-Feb. 28 and earn points and win prizes for completing healthy individual actions such as working out, logging water intake and eating healthy meals. People who sign up on behalf of their city also earn points for their community with every healthy action they submit. 

For the first week of the challenge (Jan. 4-10), the Parks and Recreation Department is encouraging Richardson participants to:

  • Register (register by Jan. 3 for 250 bonus points)
  • Download the free ITT Community Challenge app to track activities and earn 500 points
  • Sign the online Community Member pledge and earn 100 points
  • Track water intake each day

To sign up and for more information, click here. After registering, you will be e-mailed a link to download the app.