‘Mile a Day’ program to help keep school kids in Huntingdonshire active
“This is such an exciting scheme, we are going into schools and getting them excited about exercise, and they are so keen to do the Mile. The reaction from the children has been fantastic.”
By Daniel Mansfield, The Hunts Post
The ‘Mile a day programme’ for children in primary and junior schools across Huntingdonshire was launched last Monday at Hartford Junior School.
The scheme is being launched through special assemblies in schools led by Neal Thomas from fit4purpose.me, the Hunts 10K’s official fitness trainer, and RaceBob, the official mascot of Hunts 10K.
Mr Thomas said: “The children go out and run, walk, or jog, do whatever they can for 15 minutes each day – if they make the full Mile, then they receive a certificate from us.
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