A battle of the bulge participant poses with Sparky, the event’s mascot dog.
Over 200 community members signed up for this year’s Battle of the Bulge competition at Newberry County Memorial Hospital. There are four coaches within the competition that hold weekly meetings for participants.
Joe Belyusar, director of Rehab/Wellness Departments at NCMH, takes a minute to play with Sparky, the event’s mascot dog.
Coaches for this year’s Battle of the Bulge are, from left, Ralph Baker, Randy Berry, Ben Pratt, Angie Faulkenburg and Sparky in the center.