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Hottest week of the year, what did you do?

By Rontina McCann – bio | email

CINCINNATI (FOX 19) -- The third week of July is typically the highest temperatures of the year, this week lived up to those expectations.

With it topping 90 degrees Saturday and much of the week under heat advisories and even heat emergencies issued, many opted to spend the day indoors and not doing physical activity.

But not those at Paul Brown Stadium. The U.S. Marine Corps and Bengals organization teamed up for a fitness challenge. The temperature on the field, more than 120 degrees. That didn't stop participants from doing part of the Marines combat fitness test. The winner, Trent Estes of Cincinnati, gets to come back to PBS courtesy of the Marines for a game in the 2010 season and recognized during the game.

On the westside, a dozen church men's softball teams squared off to raise money for catholic schools. Despite the heat, the men said it was worth it and the key was staying hydrated.

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