Snugboro National School – Castlebar, Co. Mayo

Fact File

  • Where we are based: Castlebar, County Mayo
  • When we started: Our school started taking part in The Daily Mile in October 2016.
  • All classes in the school take part from Junior Infants to 6th class.


Our Experience of The Daily Mile

Each day we use the running track around our school football pitch to run The Daily Mile.

The students and teachers take part in The Daily Mile five days a week.

There are currently a total of 298 children in the school and they all take part in The Daily Mile.



Benefits We’ve Noticed

The key benefits we have found with The Daily Mile is the increased fitness and concentration levels of the students in the classroom.

An increase of energy of the students towards their work when they come in after their run is definitely noticable.

There is also a general good attitude towards The Daily Mile and towards their own well-being.