Mile News Tagged The Daily Mile

Running a Mile a day can make children healthier

February 15, 2020

The Daily Mile can make a massive difference to children’s lives... and can improve the fitness of all children.

By Beth Daley, Editor, The Conversation

Children today spend more time sitting than ever before. And research shows that as they grow up, children tend to become more sedentary and...

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Mo Farah joins London youngsters for The Daily Mile

May 15, 2018

The 10-time global gold medalist and legend will be running in family events at the upcoming Vitality Westminster Mile

By Athletics Weekly

Mo Farah has joined London schoolchildren for their Daily Mile run as the UK capital gets set to welcome back thousands of runners plus the 10-time global...

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So Simple It’s Brilliant: Schools Worldwide Embrace “The Daily Mile”

December 20, 2016

A Scottish teacher starts a free, anytime, anywhere program that reduces childhood obesity—and makes kids happy; “This Mile a day will make a difference.” - Sebastian Coe, Mile legend & current IAAF President

By Sarah Barker, Runner's World

Elaine Wyllie, headteacher of St. Ninians Primary...

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The Daily Mile craze in Britain takes on national obesity crisis

November 30, 2016

The idea is manifestly simple and inexpensive, which is perhaps part of the reason it has spread so rapidly… the real key to its success is that children enjoy it because it is a social activity in the fresh air.

By Karla Adam, Washington Post

LONDON — Torriano primary school in north London...

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Parents support schools to introduce The Daily Mile for children

November 22, 2016

“In some schools they are told a daily task to think about whilst they’re outside exercising. It improves concentration once they’re back in class. Fantastic idea.”

By Ipswich Star

Parents and readers online have voiced their support for the Ipswich Star’s campaign to get every primary school...

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Perth and Kinross schools taking up the Daily Mile challenge

May 25, 2016

“The pupils love it. They say they feel fit, healthy, love been outdoors and able to focus in class more. A big success for us!”

By Iain Howie, The Daily Record

Pupils at a growing number of Perth and Kinross primary schools are getting a healthy start in life, the Perthshire Advertiser has...

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Researchers testing improved fitness and concentration of St. Ninian’s The Daily Mile pupils

October 27, 2015

St. Ninian's children are raving about how "The Daily Mile" improves health

From BBC News

A primary school in Stirling, Scotland has pioneered a scheme to ensure all its pupils walk or run a Mile every day.

Children at St. Ninian's take the daily exercise on a specially-built circuit...

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Return the Mile to prominence on the American & worldwide sports and cultural landscape by elevating and celebrating the Mile to create a movement.

Bring Back the Mile as the premier event in the sport, and increase interest in and media coverage of the Mile for both those who love the distance as well as the general public.

Bring Back the Mile to celebrate the storied distance and to recognize the people who made and make the Mile great and to promote Mile events and the next generation of U.S. Milers.

Bring Back the Mile to create a national movement for the Mile as America’s Distance,
to inspire Americans to run the Mile as part of their fitness program and to replace the 1600 meters at High School State Track & Field Meets across the country.

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