Large crowds of runners, walkers and supporters gathered in Downtown Rockford Saturday morning for the first ever Biggest Loser 5K/15K in Rockford.
Around 2500 participants registered for the event which brought former The Biggest Loser contestant and successful recording artist, Dan Evans, and his mom, Jackie, also a former contestant, to town for the race.
Light rain didn't hold anyone back as runners crossed the finish line one by one.
The Biggest Loser RunWalk is a non-intimidating race series designed to challenge America to get fit.
13 News Anchor Eric Wilson and wife, Marla got the race started in Rockford and say it was a big success.
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