The Daily Mile is mentioned in the UK Government’s Childhood Obesity Strategy

The Daily Mile was formally recommended on page 8 of the Government’s Childhood Obesity Strategy, as an initiative to help combat children inactivity and obesity in Primary Schools.
Public Health Minister Nicola Blackwood commented: “Initiatives like this will make a huge difference to children’s health and fitness and we hope our new measures on school sport will help to create future Team GB Olympians.”