This year 272 companies, 38 communities, and 21 schools competed for the coveted traveling trophy in their respective divisions. 2013 Corporate cup Winner for small company with a workforce of 50-250 was GNB Bancorporation which is the holding company of ASB (offices located in Ackley, Geneva, Iowa Falls, and Story City) and GNB (offices located in Grundy Center, Conrad, Marshalltown and Manchester).

GNB Bancorp had a 91.85 percent participation rate with an 83.87 percent completion percentage. Participation is not mandatory, but wellness is an emphasis at the business and Live Healthy Iowa is part of the wellness plan. A total of 16 teams were formed throughout GNB Bancorp, with 124 participants, logging in a total of 4906 hours and 41 minutes during the 10 week challenge.

Live Healthy Iowa, was created in 2001 as a strategic health initiative to address the state’s growing obesity problem. Live Healthy Iowa brings together friends, families, businesses and communities in team-based wellness challenges designed to promote positive lifestyle change.