About The Daily Mile
The goal of The Daily Mile is to improve the physical, social, emotional, and mental health of kids – regardless of age, ability, or personal circumstances.Read on below
The Daily Mile is a physical activity initiative designed for kids by kids. The idea is simple. Kids go outside with their parents or teachers to run, jog, walk, or roll for 15 minutes each day. Over three million children worldwide are benefiting from The Daily Mile. Our goal is to see The Daily Mile in every elementary school, daycare, preschool, and homeschool in America so our nation’s kids stay active and healthy!
Here’s why your organization should join the movement …
Kids improve their physical, mental, emotional, and social health.
Organizations experience all the benefits of The Daily Mile without spending any money. It’s Free!
Teachers can teach with less class interruption as students return from The Daily Mile more focused and eager to learn.
School morale increases as teachers connect with students outside the rigors of class and build healthy relationships.
Teachers can access free print-and-play resources to incorporate The Daily Mile with their classroom culture and curriculum!
The Daily Mile is a great SEL tool that also improves overall teacher wellness.
When do you do The Daily Mile?
Parents and teachers know when The Daily Mile works best for their schedule. Many do The Daily Mile when …
Kids need to burn off excess energy
Kids are having trouble focusing
Before difficult subject matters or lessons
Teachers or parents need time to reconnect with their students or kids. Hear from teachers just like you!
The Daily Mile is:
simple – no training, prep work, or equipment required
All-inclusive – students can walk, run, jog or even roll at their own pace
Fast – just 15 minutes of the day
I believe The Daily Mile will have a huge impact on young people's lives, helping children across the US to be fitter, healthier and happier. I'm delighted to be supporting The Daily Mile, and hope that every child has the opportunity to take part in this fantastic initiative.Colin Jackson, Olympic 110m hurdles Medallist