The Challenge

The Challenge


On of our 2012 Start R.I.G.H.T. Challenge particpants.

Start R.I.G.H.T. Challenge Chair, Rachel Dowling pictured with the 2017 Start R.I.G.H.T. Challenge Winner!

The Start R.I.G.H.T. Challenge is a city-wide, healthy-living campaign and challenge that aims to increase health knowledge and access to fitness and educational opportunities for Riverside Residents.

The Challenge is completely FREE for people who live and work in Riverside to take part in! Residents who participate in the challenge have a chance to win a grand prize, $500.

Other prizes will be:
$500 to the school that logs the most hours
$500 to the person who loses the highest percentage of body weight
$300 to the person who has the highest participation
$300 to a random participant who weighed in AND weighed out


2018 Challenge

The 2018 Start R.I.G.H.T. Challenge will kick off on January 20, 2018 at Grove Community Church in Riverside. Sign-up for the challenge below.

This year’s challenge will include a neighborhood component — do you live in the healthiest neighborhood in Riverside?

My Passport

My Passport is a fitness and numbers tracking tool to help Start R.I.G.H.T. participants and Riverside Residents reach their healthy-living goals. Registration is now open! Visit the My Passport Page to register.

Share Your Successes on Facebook!

We are encouraging youth to Start R.I.G.H.T. by rethinking your drink. Post the healthy drink you substituted for a sugary drink on Facebook with the hashtag #startrightriverside. Your post may be featured on

And everyone can share their successes, recipes, and workouts with us on Facebook with #startrightriverside


2018 Start Right Challenge Winners

Most Physically Active Family: Sosa Family
Most Fruits & Vegetable Intake: Adriana Sosa
Greatest Overall Health Improvement: Adriana Sosa

Most Physically Active Participant: Heidi Montero
Greatest Decrease in Saturated Fat Consumption: Heidi Montero
Greatest Decrease in Sugar and Saturated Fat Consumption: Heidi Montero

Most Physically Active School: High Grove Elementary