Source: Sport for Business
The Daily Mile was formally launched in Dublin yesterday with Minister of State for Sport Brendan Griffin donning his tracksuit and getting active himself.
Yesterday’s launch was part of the celebrations around European Week of Sport, and was hosted by Athletics Ireland in association with Dublin City Sport and Well-being Partnership.
Athletics Ireland has been appointed as the hub for the promotion and development of The Daily Mile in Ireland in collaboration with Local Authorities and Sports Partnerships.
“We are delighted to be leading this wonderful Primary Schools initiative that can make a great impact on the fitness, health, and general wellbeing of school children all over Ireland,” said Athletics Ireland President, Georgina Drumm.
“Athletics Ireland is fully committed to encouraging all Primary Schools to embrace The Daily Mile,” added Minister Griffin.
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