Trowse to Timbuktu means miles of smiles as pupils complete feat

Source: Eastern Daily Press
Date: 22-Apr-2016

But running a total of 2,912 miles was no problem for pupils and staff from Trowse Primary School, who took the challenge one day at the time.

The school has become the first in the region to compete the Daily Mile Marathon – a scheme that started in Scotland and is fast becoming a national phenomenon.

Six of the school’s staff members and 106 pupils have each run a mile a day and competed their 26th mile yesterday to make it the distance of a marathon.

Headteacher Stuart Odell said: “After hearing about how positive the initiative has been in Scotland it was something I wanted us to try.

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