School Competition celebrates World Daily Mile Day: Join The Movement

April 21, 2023
Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council is encouraging all local schools and early years settings to get moving and join World Daily Mile Day on Thursday 27th April 2023.
Open to all schools across Northern Ireland – right from early years to secondary level – the virtual mass participation event aims to get as many young people as possible active together at the same time to help raise awareness of the positive benefits daily physical activity has on children’s physical and mental health.
Every registered school/early years setting will receive a free downloadable digital pack from the Daily Mile containing fun resources to help celebrate on the day.
To encourage schools to get involved, Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council has a fantastic prize on offer. The winning class will win 𝐚 𝐨𝐧𝐞 𝐡𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐦𝐞𝐠𝐚 𝐩𝐚𝐝𝐝𝐥𝐞 𝐛𝐨𝐚𝐫𝐝 𝐬𝐞𝐬𝐬𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐚𝐭 𝐒𝐨𝐮𝐭𝐡 𝐋𝐚𝐤𝐞 𝐖𝐚𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐬𝐩𝐨𝐫𝐭𝐬 𝐂𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐫𝐞 𝐮𝐩 𝐭𝐨 𝐚 𝐦𝐚𝐱𝐢𝐦𝐮𝐦 𝐨𝐟 𝟒𝟎 𝐩𝐮𝐩𝐢𝐥𝐬 (minimum age 8+).
So, to be in with a chance of winning, please follow the below steps:
• Be a primary or secondary school based in the borough of Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon
• Register for the World Daily Mile Day taking place on Thursday 27th April 2023 by clicking here:
Our winning picture will be selected at random – so it’s true what they say, you need to be in it to win it!
Please note by submitting photos as part of this competition, you give Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council consent to share these photos on its website and social media channels for the sole purpose of promoting The Daily Mile and this competition. You also give permission to ABC Council to take photo or video footage at South Lake Watersports Centre of the winning class taking part in the mega paddle board session to share for promotional purposes.
The World Daily Mile Day is organised by the Daily Mile Foundation and the Daily Mile Network NI. 
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