Teacher goes the extra mile to beat obesity

Source: The Times
Date: 29-Sept-2015

A head teacher fighting the obesity epidemic by getting pupils to run a mile a day is determined to spread her scheme throughout Britain despite her imminent retirement.

For three-and-a-half years Elaine Wyllie has ensured that all students at St Ninian’s primary school in Stirling take part in the exercise routine. The children do not change out of their uniforms to run or walk and only ice or heavy rain will stop them. Not one of the pupils at the school is obese.

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