Keady Recreation Centre revealed the winners of their 4 week Spring into Fitness Challenge at a presentation night on Monday 8 April. Emma Mone was crowned the overall female winner with 106 points and Matthew McQuillan, the overall male winner with 113 points.
The challenge commenced on the 1 March, it was based on a points system, points were awarded for weekly challenges, class attendance, gym session attendance, weekly challenge winners and weight loss. Over the 4 weeks, an impressive 45 people actively participated in the challenge.
Lord Mayor of Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon, Councillor Julie Flaherty was delighted with the uptake in the challenge, “Congratulations to everyone who completed the challenge and well done to the overall winners. It’s so important the Council runs initiatives such as this to give people the opportunity and encouragement to lead a more active lifestyle in a fun and competitive way”.
The weekly male and female challenge winners were provided with a protein recovery pack sponsored by Centra in Keady. All participants of the challenge were presented with a Certificate of Completion, a Matrix towel and Water bottle.
The overall male and female winners were presented with the Sara-Jayne Memorial Cup, a 1 month getactiveabc All Inclusive membership and a hamper sponsored by Rice Supermarket in Keady. Kate Berry, won the raffled for a 1 month getactiveabc Gym membership.
Keady Recreation Centre received a £55,000 investment in new gym equipment last May, the equipment includes treadmills, cross trainers, ski-ergs, rowers, elliptical trainers, climbers and bikes. Some of the equipment is Inclusive Fitness Initiative (IFI) accredited, meaning disabled as well as non-disabled people can benefit from a full body, cardiovascular and resistance-based workout.
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