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 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".