Breaking News Bar
updated: 5/15/2014 11:22 PM

Images: Daily Herald's Fittest Loser Finale

hello
Success - Article sent! close
 
Fittest Loser John Bohanek of South Elgin walks the walk of a winner as he is introduced to the sold-out crowd .
  Fittest Loser John Bohanek of South Elgin walks the walk of a winner as he is introduced to the sold-out crowd .
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Fittest Loser John Bohanek of South Elgin celebrates with trainer Michelle Amsden after he was announced the winner of the competition.
  Fittest Loser John Bohanek of South Elgin celebrates with trainer Michelle Amsden after he was announced the winner of the competition.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Fittest Loser John Bohanek of South Elgin celebrates with trainer Michelle Amsden after he was announced the winner .
  Fittest Loser John Bohanek of South Elgin celebrates with trainer Michelle Amsden after he was announced the winner .
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Fittest Loser John Bohanek of South Elgin walks the walk of a winner as he is introduced to the sold-out crowd.
  Fittest Loser John Bohanek of South Elgin walks the walk of a winner as he is introduced to the sold-out crowd.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Contestants Chris Kalamatas of Lake in the Hills, Cheryl Seibert of Joliet, Tim Lange of Algonquin, Allie Monroe of Schaumburg and John Bohanek of South Elgin .
  Contestants Chris Kalamatas of Lake in the Hills, Cheryl Seibert of Joliet, Tim Lange of Algonquin, Allie Monroe of Schaumburg and John Bohanek of South Elgin .
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Push Fitness trainers assisted the contestants for the competition.
  Push Fitness trainers assisted the contestants for the competition.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Push Fitness trainers with the Fittest Losers Contestants.
  Push Fitness trainers with the Fittest Losers Contestants.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Anthony Auriemma MD. JD of Alexian Brothers talks about the contestants' health before their weight loss.
  Anthony Auriemma MD. JD of Alexian Brothers talks about the contestants' health before their weight loss.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Community Champion winners- Wood Dale Heavyweights Dino DiMaso with Stephanie DiMaso, Joanne Lamb and Sue Turco at the Fittest Loser Challenge finale in Itasca on Thursday.
  Community Champion winners- Wood Dale Heavyweights Dino DiMaso with Stephanie DiMaso, Joanne Lamb and Sue Turco at the Fittest Loser Challenge finale in Itasca on Thursday.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Community Champion winners Wood Dale Heavyweights' Stephanie DiMaso was the overall champion.
  Community Champion winners Wood Dale Heavyweights' Stephanie DiMaso was the overall champion.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Lutheran Life Community Warriors winners Sara Sondergaard, Amanda Seilheimer, Morelba Becerril, Samantha Breden and Tanairi Cruz.
  Lutheran Life Community Warriors winners Sara Sondergaard, Amanda Seilheimer, Morelba Becerril, Samantha Breden and Tanairi Cruz.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
John Nicholas of Schaumburg was the Corporate Challenge individual winner.
  John Nicholas of Schaumburg was the Corporate Challenge individual winner.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Push Fitness of Schaumburg trainer John Steckler with Lisa Townsel.
  Push Fitness of Schaumburg trainer John Steckler with Lisa Townsel.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Friends and family cheer.
  Friends and family cheer.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Fittest Loser John Bohanek of South Elgin entertains the rest of the contestants.
  Fittest Loser John Bohanek of South Elgin entertains the rest of the contestants.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Contestant Cheryl Seibert with her kids Jillian and Michael .
  Contestant Cheryl Seibert with her kids Jillian and Michael .
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Hundreds of friends and family showed up to support the contestants.
  Hundreds of friends and family showed up to support the contestants.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Daily Herald's Eileen Brown speaks.
  Daily Herald's Eileen Brown speaks.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Fittest Loser Champion John Bohanek of South Elgin with his mom Lori of Carpentersville.
  Fittest Loser Champion John Bohanek of South Elgin with his mom Lori of Carpentersville.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Contestant Tim Lange, middle,  with his family Eleanore, Michael, Kathy, Tim, Julie and Tony .
  Contestant Tim Lange, middle, with his family Eleanore, Michael, Kathy, Tim, Julie and Tony .
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Contestant Allie Monroe of Schaumburg, middle, with her family Larry and Jeanne Lawler with Glenna Gineris, Larry and Jaine Monroe and Cathy and Glenn Hamm .
  Contestant Allie Monroe of Schaumburg, middle, with her family Larry and Jeanne Lawler with Glenna Gineris, Larry and Jaine Monroe and Cathy and Glenn Hamm .
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Comments ()
Guidelines: Keep it civil and on topic; no profanity, vulgarity, slurs or personal attacks. People who harass others or joke about tragedies will be blocked. If a comment violates these standards or our terms of service, click the X in the upper right corner of the comment box. To find our more, read our FAQ.