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25
May 2020

24 Day Challenge – it’s a wrap!

We are thrilled to announce the 24 Day Challenge has raised $349,616! Thank you to each and every participant, team captain and donor for their support.

The 24 Day Challenge replaced the annual 24 Hour Treadmill Challenge this year, due to COVID-19 restrictions. We were delighted to have many return teams join the new version, and also a number of new participants get on board to support the event.

The new format encouraged participants to get active for 30 minutes every day, for 24 days, from Friday 1 May. Participants have been running, riding, playing footy, doing online yoga – the creativity has been fantastic and a great opportunity to keep moving during some challenging times.

We are excited to congratulate the below award winners for their amazing efforts.

Individual
Highest fundraising individual – Stuart Giles $30,052.95
2nd highest fundraising individual – Glenn Carmody $13,862.00
3rd highest fundraising individual – Peter Iancov $11,591.55

Individual (youth)
Highest fundraising individual under 18 years of age – Cara Lukav $4,104.75

Team (not receiving corporate funds)
Highest fundraising team – Hey, Hey It’s VSK $28,440.55
2nd highest fundraising team – Advent Partners $24,852.75
3rd highest fundraising team – Slater & Gordon (medical law team) $9,768.53

Corporate Sponsored Team
Highest fundraising corporate sponsored team – Icon Group $57,068.80
2nd highest fundraising corporate sponsored team – Jemena & Zinfra $46,504.68
3rd highest fundraising corporate sponsored team – Ernst & Young $45,873.46

Note: fundraising awards are based on totals as at 12am Monday 25 May

Best dressed – Andrew Wells, for completing his activity dressed as anything from Batman to a banana, to Ariel from The Little Mermaid. Thanks for keeping us entertained!
Most creative – Pip Reid, for taking us on a virtual world tour, visiting different countries every day over the 24 days. Incredible effort Pip!
Physical challenge – Adam Watson and Jules Tai, for setting a goal of running 140km each, then blowing it out of the water by running 260km and 254km respectively. A well deserved rest is in order for both of you!


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