And, that first step is filling out an application to be in the program, said Peters. Candidates will be required to fill out a 14-page application which asks for a detailed medical history and other information necessary for program coordinators to know before a person is allowed to participate. A physician's release will also be required.
Though there are only 10 spots available - open to people in or out of the city - there will also be a separate walking club for people with smaller weight loss goals that will run congruently with North Country Biggest Loser.
"That will allow people to get together with an aspect of camaraderie," said Peters. "And, a lot of people need that. Motivation can be tough for people sometimes and that's the same if you're overweight or not."
Applications for North Country Biggest Loser may be picked at the City Recreation Center, 52 U.S. Oval, and must be turned in by Monday, Feb. 22.
For more information, contact Peters at 324-7709.