CHICAGO, Oct. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Charter Fitness raised $1,210 for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital during their St. Jude Fitness Challenge. The eight-week fundraiser ran from August 6 to September 28, 2012 to benefit the hospital's programs for finding new treatments for children with cancer and other serious illnesses.
Club members set their goals for weight lost, time worked-out, miles run or walked or weight lifted over the eight-week period. Friends and family monitored member progress online and pledged a monetary donation for each fitness milestone reached.
"We want to thank all the club members who participated in the St. Jude Fitness Challenge. It was a success thanks to their dedication to personal fitness and their community," said Dan Collins, Director of Sales, Charter Fitness.
For more information on memberships and upcoming events held by Charter Fitness, visit http://www.charterfitness.com.
About Charter Fitness Franchising LLC
Based in Orland Park, IL, Charter Fitness Franchising LLC is a health club franchise with over 40 locations. Charter Fitness health clubs offer members a clean, comfortable and convenient workout experience with best-in-class fitness equipment for as low as $10 per month. The Company is now the largest health club business in the Chicago, IL metropolitan area, and expects to hire 200 employees over the coming months. Charter Fitness strongly believes in community involvement and is a member of the International Health Racquet and Sportsclub Association (IHRSA). For franchising information or to find a club near you, visit http://www.CharterFitness.com
SOURCE Charter Fitness