Mile News Tagged St. Ninians

Childhood obesity crisis in UK could be overcome – thanks to the Daily Mile plan

October 05, 2015

Primary head Elaine Wyllie devised the Daily Mile scheme, where pupils run or walk a Mile every day, and virtually eliminated obesity at her school

By Georgina Stubbs, The Mirror

Britain is in the grip of a childhood obesity crisis, with more than a third overweight by the time they leave...

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St. Ninians is Miles ahead: The School that Fired Starting Gun on Running Revolution

September 28, 2015

The ‘daily Mile’ completed by primary pupils in Stirling is said to aid concentration as well as fitness. Other schools across the UK are taking notice

By Nicola Slawson, The Guardian

As soon as the children at one primary school in Stirling hear the words “daily Mile”, they down their...

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