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Tuesday May 31st, 2011

Posted at 10:15am

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On Saturday, May 28, 2011, Refine Fitness Studio held their 1st Annual Pushups for Charity Challenge and it was a resounding success.

Brain child of Mike Bates rom Refine Fitness Studio, a personal training studio and boot camp provider in Walkerville, Pushups for Charity is a fun way to get fit and make a difference. Funds raised support the Windsor Regional Hospital Foundation’s Cornerstone for Caring Project.

The winning team was decided by taking the top 5 pushup scores from each team. With an amazing score of 433 pushups, Windsor Police Services beat the Average Joe’s and Jane’s team with a score of 372 pushups.

While pledges are still being tallied, amount of money raised will exceed the original fundraising goal of $10,000. Bates would like to highlight the fundraising efforts of Terry Berthiaume of ETR with $2555 in pledges, Fo Abiad of Windsor Textiles with a donation of $1500 and a donation from Windsor Family Credit Union of $500.

The breakdown of all age and gender award categories is as follows:

TOP MALE SCORES:
Top Male: Greg Turner of WPS (97 pushups)
Runner Up: Charles Sasso of WPS (90 pushups)
2nd Runner Up: David Kellam of WPS (85 pushups)

TOP FEMALE SCORES:
Top Female: Jody Miller of Average Joe’s and Jane’s / Refine Fitness (74 pushups)
Runner Up: Doris Hellenbart of Average Joe’s and Jane’s (70 pushups)
2nd Runner Up: Mel Cerman of Average Joe’s and Jane’s (64 pushups)

AGE CATEGORY WINNERS:
Aged 19 & Under: Alex Robinson of Average Joe’s and Jane’s (82 pushups)
Aged 20 – 24: Dave Paquin of Average Joe’s and Jane’s (68 pushups)
Aged 25 – 29: Charles Sasso of WPS (90 pushups)
Aged 30 – 34: Greg Turner of WPS (97 pushups)
Aged 35 – 39: Jody Miller of Average Joe’s and Jane’s (74 pushups)
Aged 40 – 44: Fo Abiad of Average Joe’s and Jane’s (58 pushups)
Aged 45 – 49: David Kellam of WPS (85 pushups)
Aged 50 – 54: Denise Deziel of Average Joe’s and Jane’s (55 pushups)
Aged 55 – 59: Terry Berthiaume of Average Joe’s and Jane’s (49 pushups)
Aged 60 – 64: Doris Hellenbart of Average Joe’s and Jane’s (70 pushups)

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