27-05-2020 - News

Virtual success at the World Health Organisation Walk the Talk: The Health for all Challenge 2020

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OC Sport helped to deliver the World Health Organisation Walk the Talk: The Health for All Challenge 2020. Due to the current pandemic, this event went virtual and ran like an online global relay, connecting WHO Regional and Country offices around the world on Saturday, 16 May before returning to Geneva 24 hours later on Sunday, 17 May. The aim of the event was to continue to encourage people to be physically active and mentally well for their own health and that of others.

The event offered people the opportunity to participate in a variety of virtual, timed events for all ages and abilities, and in accordance with current guidelines for COVID-19. Nearly 7 million individuals joining in via the various social media channels, including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Tik Tok, and YouTube, joining in with activities such as interactive physical exercises (fitness, yoga, dancing), music, cooking demonstrations and much more.

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