Mile News Tagged Youth Runner

Hundreds of Webster fourth graders run Mile in annual tradition

September 25, 2017

"Maybe one of those kids will get inspired by running in the big cool race and go on to become the next local, regional, USA or world star.”

By Victoria E. Freile, Democrat & Chronicle

One by one students lapped the pond at Webster's North Ponds Park.

Some children sprinted, some jogged and...

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National Run a Mile Days to Move Youth Across America

April 03, 2013

6th annual Mile celebration from May 3-12 expands to more elementary and middle schools

BETHESDA, Md. ‐ The American Running Association (ARA) will host and promote its National Run a Mile DaysTM from May 3‐12, the Maryland‐based national nonprofit announced today. “R U A MILER” will be the...

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