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...
October 18, 2018
Four-time Olympic champion & sub-4 minute Miler helps to inspire kids to get active as London becomes world’s first ‘Daily Mile Capital City’
By Athletics Weekly
Mo Farah switched the marathon for the Mile in London on Monday as he helped to launch a campaign encouraging primary schools...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...