The 14 selected schools that will be event hosts for the 2nd NATIONAL RUN A MILE DAY™ were finally announced and are listed below. Lots of other schools, clubs, and organizations will be running the mile on May 9th but these are the featured schools that will be getting medals.
Newport Mills Middle School - Kensington Maryland ARA staff will be onsite at the host track at Einstein High School Ruffing Montessori School – Rocky River Ohio
Kids Running America – Parker, Colorado National youth group staging Run the Mile events in conjunction with ARA
Flandreau Indian School – Flandreau, South Dakota Federally funded high school for Native American boys and girls set for 300 mile runners
Spaulding Elementary, McAllister Middle School -- Suffield, Connecticut
Hyde Park Middle School -- Las Vegas, Nevada
Holy Trinity School – Beaverton, Oregon K – 8th graders set to run the mile in PE classes
Oregon City Track Club – Oregon City, Oregon
Columbus Elementary Schools -- Salt Lake City, Utah
Commonwealth School Fullerton, California 200+ students slated to run the mile in K – 8 classes
Mile High Mile – Denver, Colorado Several elementary / middle schools will use May 9 as a training race for their Mile event
Fruitland Elementary – Puyallup, Washington
Lake Cities Cross Country Club Flower Mound, Texas (Note: As of April 29, all Texas High Schools’ sports have been curtailed until May 11 due to the Swine Flu outbreak)
Each of the selected 14 host schools and sites will receive 30 RUN A MILE DAY Medals for participants in their mile events. All other national host sites will be featured on both the American Running Association (ARA) website.