Partners & Supporters

Here you will find a list of partners & supporters getting involved in The Daily Mile movement.

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Corporate supporters

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The Daily Mile campaign is supported by title sponsor INEOS, which passionately believes in the importance of getting children active and healthy from a young age.

 

The MTM Agency manage The Daily Mile websites and assist the Foundation with branding and design.

 

Potter Clarkson LLP are patent and trademark attorneys and IP lawyers, and one of the largest full service intellectual property practices in Europe.

 


Research partners

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BASRaT, the British Association of Sport and Rehabilitators and Trainers, are working with The Daily Mile Foundation to help us evaluate the physical, mental, social and emotional impact of doing The Daily Mile.

 


Implementation partners

The Welsh Government is the devolved Government for Wales, working to help improve the lives of people in Wales and make the nation a better place in which to live and work.

 

Public Health Wales is the national public health agency in Wales and exists to protect and improve health and wellbeing and reduce health inequalities for people in Wales

 


International partners

Jongeren Op Gezond Gewicht (JOGG), or Youth at a Healthy Weight, is the founder and executive partner of The Daily Mile Netherlands. JOGG works with local authorities, schools, parents, sports clubs, businesses, governments and health care providers to create a society in which children grow up with a healthy image of nutrition and exercise.

 


One Mile a Day is the sister organisation of The Daily Mile Belgium, implemented by international partner, Golazo. One Mile a Day’s ambassador, Tia Hellebaut, is an Olympic Gold Medallist in the field of High Jump.

 

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100 Million Healthier Lives is an unprecedented collaboration of change agents across all sectors, who are persuing an unprecedented result. Through creating a community of solutions, which The Daily Mile is proudly part of, they hope to achieve their mission of ‘100 million people living healthier lives by 2020’.

 


Supporters

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INEOS’ own children’s running initiative, GO Run For Fun, provides free 2km fun runs to schoolchildren across the UK, Europe and beyond.

 

CSH Surrey is a not-for-profit, employee-owned social enterprise that has been providing NHS community health services in mid-Surrey for children and adults for the past decade. Since 2012 CSH Surrey has awarded more than £40,000 in grants through its Community Fund to support local charities and groups to deliver health and wellbeing projects that will benefit local communities.

 

jogscotland is the recreational running arm of Scottish Athletics. Our Junior jogscotland programme provides a fun and simple way to get children active through a range of games suitable for primary school-aged children.

 

The National Parent Forum of Scotland works in partnership with national and local government and other organisations involved in education and child well-being issues to ensure that parents play a full and equal role in education. The overall aim is to help every child to maximise their potential through their school life.

 

The All-Party Parlimentary Group on a Fit and Healthy Childhood (APPG) is an associate consultancy specialising in engaging with the United Kingdom Government’s Policy Development, of which The Daily Mile is a member and contributor. Their purpose is to ‘promote evidence based discussion and produce reports on all aspects of childhood health and well-being including obesity; to inform policy decisions and public debate relating to childhood; and to enable communications between interested parties and relevant parliamentarians’.

 


Learning Resource Supporters

Digimap for Schools is a fun, engaging digital resource used in classrooms across Great Britain. It is the perfect classroom accompaniment to The Daily Mile. On screen plotting and measurement tools enable pupils to plot their route and calculate the distance of their Daily Mile. Pupils can add their own information to the maps and can even fade away modern maps to find if they had run their Daily Mile at the end of the 19th century where their route would have taken them! Digimap for Schools is an educational resource delivered by EDINA at the University of Edinburgh.

Like all really good ideas, The Daily Mile is simple and easy to implement. I was blown away by the enthusiasm of parents, staff and - most importantly – pupils for the concept. If all schools adopted it, we'd have an incredibly powerful antidote to the ills resulting from physical inactivity that plague modern day Scotland.

Dr. Aileen Keel CBE, Acting Chief Medical Officer for Scotland