Crosswinds holds "Planking Challenge" to raise mental illness awareness

Organizers say it is a way to combine physical and mental health with the challenge of holding their body weight while raising awareness for mental health.

Posted: May 16, 2019 8:48 AM

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) - More than a hundred people are bringing awareness to mental illness.

Crosswinds hosted its annual "Planking Challenge" at Parkview Field.  Organizers say it is a way to combine physical and mental health with the challenge of holding their body weight while raising awareness for mental health.

Crosswinds says it raised more than $50,000. This was the fifth year for the Planking Challenge.

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