Children encouraged to run a mile a day at school

Source: Portsmouth Today
Date: 18-May-2016

SCHOOLS are being encouraged to sign up to a ‘daily mile’ scheme for children.

Hampshire County Council, which runs schools across Fareham, Gosport, Havant, and Waterlooville, is supporting the Daily Mile programme.

The scheme was founded by a headteacher in Scotland, Elaine Wyllie, who wanted tackle the obesity and poor levels of fitness of the children in her school.

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