Quick, inclusive and suitable for practically any weather, The Daily Mile, is 15 minutes of jogging or walking for anyone and everyone now being delivered worldwide.
In Guernsey, 12 schools run The Daily Mile, together with some early years settings and workplaces. Guernsey has twice hosted The Daily Mile founder Elaine Wylie who has recognised the Island as a leading advocate of the initiative. Recent research (Breheny et al., 2020) showed evidence that The Daily Mile could be 'a cost-effective part of a system-wide approach to childhood obesity prevention', especially for girls.
Locally, when surveyed in 2019, 91% of Primary pupils who participate in The Daily Mile believed that it was important to do it regularly and 98% agreed that it was good for their health.
To start or expand The Daily Mile in your school, organisation or workplace please get in touch with Alun.