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...
March 31, 2017
Their reward? A pizza party, shirt and the gift of understanding their own true grit.
By Autumn Johnson, Pleasanton Patch
PLEASANTON, CA — More than 469 middle school students and 22 staff members are coming down from a runner’s high after successfully completing the third annual March Mile...
March 29, 2017
"Then when I went to the Olympics in 1972, he asked me to promise him one thing – inspire the next generation, just as he had done for us."
By Tim O'Connell, Stuff
One of the country's finest runners was a welcome visitor in the country this week, helping some young runners make metres...
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 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...
April 06, 2016
The success of the daily Mile has inspired schools in London, Gateshead, Wales and other areas of Scotland to also launch the initiative this year.
By Michelle Stein, Baby Center Blog
When I was in grade school, students were expected to run a timed Mile as part of our regular assessment in...
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...
May 17, 2013
Five Riverside and San Bernardino County girls to be part of inaugural camp June 28-30 hosted by top U.S. Miler; "giving back in abundance"
On June 28-30 in Big Bear Lake, California, top U.S. Miler Brenda Martinez (right, PhotoRun) will host a high school girls altitude training camp. Last...
October 24, 2012
1,500 local kids participate in youth fitness program; former Lakers' great AC Green, WNBA legend Ruthie Bolton and Sparky, the LA Sparks mascot, join ESPN’s Bonnie Bernstein and celebrity chef Antonia Lofaso to celebrate runners
By ING KiDS ROCK LA
After weeks of training, the finish line...