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$50K move 2 movement GIVEAWAY

The Daily Mile believes in improving teacher and child wellness. When teachers and students feel better, they are better equipped to teach and learn effectively.

Thank you to everyone who entered! Click here to read the winning stories and check back in 2024 for our next giveaway! 

  • Start Here

    Thank you to everyone who entered! Click here to read the winning stories and check back in 2024 for our next giveaway! 



      The Daily Mile welcomes all Daily Mile US schools/daycares to enter into the Giveaway. If your school is not currently a Daily Mile school, please join the movement here. It’s 100% free! After you join, please ensure the domain is whitelisted by your school district’s IT department to receive email communications.

      Schools must have a minimum of 1-2 classrooms doing The Daily Mile (15-minutes a day of outdoor running, jogging, walking, or rolling) for at least a month.

    Schools must provide a Daily Mile impact story. Written stories should be accompanied by photos (like these examples: Image 1Image 2, Image 3), OR you may submit a video testimonial (like Katie’s Story or this Student Testimonial). Please follow your school district’s permission policy before submitting stories. Email your story to

    Select which giveaway amount you wish to enter. 10 winners will receive $250, nine winners will receive $2,500, and one winner will receive $25,000. The $250 giveaways are suitable for smaller initiatives, like purchasing paper for The Daily Mile Journal of Joy. The $2,500 and $25,000 giveaways will be awarded for sustainable initiatives to improve student and/or teacher physical or mental health. For example: funding professional development for childhood wellbeing, building a route to run on, or creating a school garden.

     Select a Focus Area the giveaway funds will be used to achieve.

    • Infrastructure: Acquiring or creating a more sustainable environment for safe movement. (Ex: a new or improved route to run The Daily Mile)
    • Measurement & Evaluation: Implementing methods to track, verify, and communicate the effects of a health or wellness initiative. (Ex: teacher wellness/retention, student achievement, whole class wellness)
    • Staff Development: Training or professional development related to health and wellness. (Ex: training course for identifying children in distress. Skill set learned can be utilized during The Daily Mile)
    • Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion: Integrating or implementing DEI protocol into health and wellness initiatives. (Ex: resources created for students with special needs)
    • Other: Any other initiative that improves teacher or child health and wellness. The Daily Mile welcomes any other ideas that otherwise don’t fall into the categories above.



  • Apply Now

    Entries are now closed. Winners will be announced November 8, 2023. 



    Submit your application here. After you finish the form, don’t forget to send your Daily Mile impact story to complete your submission. Email your story to Refer to the “Start Here” section above, under Qualifications To Apply.

  • Official Rules


    Entry period: May 15, 2023, to October 15, 2023, at 11:45 p.m. CDT
    Winners Announced: November 8, 2023
    Checks issued: Week of November 13, 2023

    GIVEAWAYS: 10 schools will receive $250, nine schools will receive $2,500, and one school will receive $25,000 to enhance the wellness of teachers and students.

    ENTRIES & LIMITS: Schools may enter as many times as they wish, and for any giveaway amount. However, each entry requires its own unique story submission. Schools may not use the same story (photos/video/testimonial) for more than one entry. The Daily Mile reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to: (i) verify any element of any entry, related materials or entrant’s eligibility; (ii) to request additional information; and (iii) to disqualify any entrant whose participation may subject The Daily Mile to controversy, negative publicity, scorn, or ridicule. By entering this giveaway, you agree to provide any documentation or information deemed necessary by, and in a format acceptable to, The Daily Mile to satisfy the above requirement.

    ELIGIBILITY: The Giveaway is open to Daily Mile schools in all 50 United States and The District of Columbia. Note: Checks will be made out to a school, not an individual. Winning schools must provide their W-9 for payment.

    PRIVACY: Schools must be signed-up for The Daily Mile to enter the giveaway. When schools signup, we collect information including names, schools, and email addresses. The information you provide in the Online Entry Form will be added to a centralized database for The Daily Mile. Your information will not be sold or rented to third parties.

    PHOTO RELEASE: Please follow your school district’s permission policy before submitting stories. By entering into the Giveaway, participants transfer copyright of all submitted materials to The Daily Mile for use in print and/or electronic communications. All items submitted become the property of the Daily Mile and will not be returned. Participant agrees, and also represents that Participant has secured all necessary releases and agreements from each person depicted in the submitted materials, such that no picture, portrait, likeness or name or other material by, involving or in any way relating to them, in whole or in any part, need be submitted to the Participant, or such persons depicted in the materials, for any further approval and that the Daily Mile and any party authorized by the Daily Mile to use such materials shall be without liability to the Participant or such persons depicted in the materials for any distortion or illusionary effect or adverse result to them on account of the publication of such picture, portrait, likeness, or name.

  • About Our Major Sponsor


    INEOS, the major sponsor of The Daily Mile, is commemorating its 25th anniversary this year. The Company’s commitment to improving health and wellbeing is part of its DNA, including supporting childhood wellness initiatives. As a special part of this anniversary celebration, The Daily Mile USA is awarding giveaways to several Daily Mile schools in the US. Our hope is that this opportunity will inspire schools to create a more positive and thriving environment for students and teachers.