In The News

Our Mighty Milers and Young Runners are always making headlines! Visit this space to get the latest news from our events and participating sites!

  • Mighty Miler Demian Lofsnes Scott wins 1,500-meter race at 2011 USATF Nation Youth Indoor Track & Field Championships [Full Story]

  • Executive Director of Youth and Community Services, Cliff Sperber, is featured in Runner’s World [Full Story]

  • Studies Show Fitness Makes Kids Smarter [Full Story]

  • New recruits not fit enough for basic training [Full Story]

  • Young Runner and “Fastest Kid” winner Jonathan Grant is profiled in The Queens Courier [Full Story]

  • Running Network celebrates the Mighty Milers 2 million mile mark! [Full Story]

  • Peter Orzag, Director of the Office of Management and Budget, reflects on his Mighty Milers session with P.S. 128, which he visited on behalf of Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move initiative. [Full Story]

  • Local North Carolina paper recognizes Aquadale Elementary for starting Mighty Milers a year before the First Lady says “Let’s Move” and spreading it to parents too.  [Full Story]

  • Young runners impress at the NYRR Youth Jamboree! [Full Story]

  • “They don’t call them ‘Mighty Milers’ for nothing” at Wallace Elementary in CA. [Full Story]

  • Alliance for a Healthier Generation recognizes P.S. 54 in Brooklyn as a “Success Story”  for their Mighty Milers Fitness Fundraiser. [Full Story]

  • NYRR’s own Mighty Milers and Young Runners Fastest Kid qualifiers met Tyson Gay! Jonathan Grant from the ABBE Panthers (second from right) was the boys’ winner. [Full Story]

  • Over 200 Mighty Milers at Governor Bent Elementary in Albuquerque, NM ran in 1K races to celebrate their first year in the program! They made it on the local NBC affiliate KOB-TV and saw their photo in the Albuquerque Journal. [Full Story]

  • Check out the Mighty Milers kickoff event at P.S. 25 Nicolas Copernicus School kickoff in Jersey City. [View Gallery]

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