Who We Are
Carefully developed over 25 years, 100 Mile Club's award-winning school-based program is getting kids moving and healthy across the United States.
The 100 Mile Club presents students with a straightforward challenge: run, jog, or walk 100 Miles over the course of the school year.
of obese children already have at least one risk factor for heart disease.
of girls are dissatisfied with their weight by age 8.
Childhood obesity and inactivity has grown at an alarming rate and now affects more than 30 percent of children, making it the most common chronic disease of childhood.
The age of 6 is when sociocultural factors start influencing body dissatisfaction, leading to pervasive negative body esteem.
Experts believe schools are a key setting for efforts to prevent childhood obesity.
Taking a unique approach to prevent, reduce, and reverse childhood obesity amongst school age children, we make fitness opportunities available in schools and empower kids to achieve a healthy lifestyle they can maintain.
Our unique Signature Incentives celebrate and unify all students. Every year, our milestone tracking t-shirt color changes. No matter where the students are, their shirt will match those of every 100 Mile Club participant that year.
from the blogs
Can $10 change a life? It sure can. For the price of a latte and scone at your favorite coffee shop, you can help a child achieve true personal success through goal setting and exercise. On April 6-7, 2018, 12 runners from all walks of life and fitness levels are coming together for one reason…The[…]
Get to know a little more about our Founder, Kara Lubin, in an interview with Matt Sorensen of Runified. ABOUT THIS PODCAST: Kara is a fourth-generation public school teacher from California, a mother to two children, and also maintains a small farm with horses, dogs, and a tortoise named Rachel. We talk with Kara about[…]
There’s something magical about 100 Mile Club…something that truly inspires. This story is about how a group of people from all walks of life and thousands of miles apart took their inspiration and ran with it! ___________________________________ The Inspired Poem. In late 2016, the 100 Mile Club Team spent a week in Baton Rouge, Louisiana at[…]
One thing we can say with 100% certainty: The holiday spirit was not at all lost on our 100 Mile Clubs! Across the country, we saw parades, fun runs, caroling parties, toy drives, coat drives, breakfast runs with Santa himself, and even hot cocoa-themed Winter Solstice running in Alaska! One coach, though, embraced December like[…]
Okay, so this heading is clickbait, but kind of not. (It’s actually TRUE.) LOS ANGELES, CA, January 9, 2017 goodr is a running sunglasses brand created for people who think running is fun, and 100 Mile Club is an organization created to make running fun for kids; a match.com algorithm couldn’t have hitched a better[…]
In 2008, Carol Dweck published Mindset: The New Psychology of Success and many educators have applied the mindset principles in creative and thoughtful ways and have experienced notable results. In this book Dweck discusses students’ mindsets—how they perceive their abilities—and how mindset plays a key role in motivation and achievement. She found that if we as educators work[…]