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Gove's Marathon Milers

Ellen Smith,   Gove Elementary School
Physical Activity Participation
Gove's Marathon Milers

55 students from Gove have committed to run 26 miles by January to be a part of the Marathon Milers of Palm Beach County School District. Officer Allen from the school district is setting up transportation with help from the 100 miler group to get students moving!

How did students and adults work together as a team?

Working on motivational milestones to keep the students striving to obtain their 100 miles by the end of the year. Students are taking ownership by choosing their activities to get in shape and volunteer for community events.

What challenges did you face and how did you overcome them?

Giving students motivation through local wellness partners.

What improvements have you seen at your school?

Students are asking for more opportunities to exercise and run to get their 100 miles in for self improvement.