Source: ITV – Good Morning Britain
This week Good Morning Britain (and everyone at ITV) is backing The Daily Mile.
The aim of The Daily Mile is to improve the physical, social, emotional and mental health and well being of children – regardless of age, ability or personal circumstances.
The idea is that each school day, pupils are taken out of their classroom to space outdoors and allowed to run for 15 minutes, whether in a playground or playing field. Children don’t need any special equipment or running kit, they just run in their uniform in the great outdoors. It’s called The Daily Mile as within 15 minutes children run around 1 mile.
The Daily Mile was founded in 2012 by Pride of Britain winner Elaine Wyllie. This week she was on our show and this is what she had to say…
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