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The Optimistic Advocate - Scott Bryant-Comstock EPISODE 22, 4th June 2021
The Daily Mile: Interview with Bill Russell
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The Daily Mile: Interview with Bill Russell

Scott Bryant-Comstock interviews Bill Russell, who shares the story behind The Daily Mile and its impact on children and families worldwide.

Bill Russell is the Director of The Daily Mile USA Program. Bill has over 20 years of experience as a public educator and has been an administrator, a teacher, and a coach. Bill has genuine love and passion for helping young people become the best they can be. Bill also enjoys being active with family and friends.

The goal of The Daily Mile is to improve the physical, social, emotional, and mental health and wellbeing of our children – regardless of age, ability, or personal circumstances. The Daily Mile is a social and physical activity, with children running or jogging – at their own pace – in the fresh air with friends.


The Daily Mile is in 78 countries and has more than 3 million participating children. The goal is for every student in every elementary school to have 15 minutes per day to take care of their mind and their body through The Daily Mile. 


In this episode, Bill Russell talks about the story behind the phenomenal program, The Daily Mile. Bill passionately discusses the mission of The Daily Mile which is to improve the physical, social, emotional, mental health, and well-being of our children around the world. And to make this happen, Bill encourages everyone to become a Daily Mile Champion. You can create a difference in the world and change lives, especially the younger generations. You can do all that by joining The Daily Mile in its mission and become part of a caring and committed team.


What You'll Learn


  • What The Daily Mile Program is all about.
  • The positive effects of The Daily Mile on the physical, social, emotional, and mental health and well-being of our children. 
  • How to become a Daily Mile Champion and join The Daily Mile in making a difference in the world.
  • And much more!


Favorite Quote 


“I've always wanted all children to have the ability to be the best that they can be. That's been me as a coach, me as a teacher, and me as a dad." - Bill Russell 


For More Information: 


The Daily Mile


Become A Daily Mile Champion



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