The School Where the Kids Have to Run a mile every day!

The School Where the Kids Have to Run a mile every day!

  We loved this story from the Guardian about St Ninians primary school in Scotland where all the kids have to run a mile a day. They now they look forward to it and their general health and fitness has improved. It's had some amazing trickle down benefits that rather reminded us of the Reintroduction of Wolves in Yellowstone park Video (a must see if you haven't already seen it). Read the full story from The Guardian

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Professor of Astronomy steps in to help us with the moon

Professor of Astronomy steps in to help us with the moon

If you make a mistake about the full moon for an event called the Moonlight Flit would you prefer to be corrected by a bloke googling on his mobile or a real moon expert? Step forward Roger Griffin, aged 79, keen runner and Emeritus Professor of Observational Astronomy at Cambridge University who leads the research into Stellar Radial Velocities and Binary-Star Orbit Determination. Roger wrote, ‘Dear Ben and Ceri, sorry to have been the bearer of bad news for you! I think you looked up the phases of the Moon in the 2014 calendar or ephemeris by mistake! - the…

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OS Map of the Wild Night Run route

OS Map of the Wild Night Run route

Here is an OS map of the Wild Night Run route. Click the image below to see it at high resolution. The Mild Night Run turns right at the cattle grid just before Shipley Bridge then turn right again at Downstow Cross to rejoin the route out at Didworthy. The OS shows the route but you'll get a better idea of the profile from Strava see Wild Night Run on Strava (clue most of the first 5 miles is uphill!

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