Offaly's longest day challenge results
Offaly’s Longest Day Challenge supported by Healthy Offaly and Offaly Sports Partnership ended on Saturday 20th June 2020. All across the county, persons of every age and fitness level undertook a daily physical activity from 1st – 20th June to get themselves active through walking, running, cycling, kayaking, etc.
Dermot Egan, Healthy Ireland Coordinator stated "We were ‘blown away’ by the interest in the challenge from right across the county. The dedication and hard work of all participants was awe inspiring. We would like to offer our sincerest congratulations and to all those who entered and especially to those who were successful in each of the prize categories. We would also like to thank our independent judges who selected the winning entries and of course all those who entered."
The winners are as follows: -
- Female Over 65: Maureen Conroy
- Male Over 65: Eddie Franks
- Female 50-64: Ann Scally
- Male 50 – 64: Leonard Owens
- Female 35 – 49: Rosmarie Jenkinson
- Male 35 – 49: Jonathan Geraghty
- Female 18 – 34: Niamh Delaney
- Male 18 – 34: Alexandre Cunha Felicio
- Female Junior Cycle (Secondary): Moira Scott
- Male Junior Cycle (Secondary): Paidi Gorman
- Female Senior Cycle (Secondary): Maria Horan
- Male Senior Cycle (Secondary): David Owens
- Female 4th – 6th Class: Laura Foley
- Male 4th – 6th Class: Daniel Flaherty
- Female 1st – 3rd Class: Alice Murray
- Male 1st – 3rd Class: Piotr Bulak
- Female Preschool: Emma Bracken
- Male Preschool: Robert Bracken
- Household: Waldron Family
Our longest day photography winners include Croghan GAA for "sunrise on the hill", the Clement family for "waterbabies" and the Malone family for "on yer bike".