26 in 26

Ahead of this year’s ADNOC Abu Dhabi Marathon, The Daily Mile has partnered with ADNOC on its ‘26 in 26’ health and wellness challenge.

We’re encouraging schools, teachers and parents to move a mile a day, for 26 days and complete their own personal marathon in bitesize chunks.

Starting from Sunday 24th October, everyone has 25 school days to complete their Daily Mile and the opportunity to finish their 26th mile on 26th November – the day of this year’s ADNOC Abu Dhabi Marathon!

How to participate

Move – run, jog or walk a mile a day at your own pace.

Share a photo or video on Instagram tagging @thedailymile_ae and #26in26

Win exciting prizes in our teachers prize draw:

  • 10 x 3-day tickets for the Abu Dhabi F1 Grand Prix
  • 10 x Karting sessions at Yas Kartzone
  • 1 x Drive Yas experience

– Every post or story equals one entry into the prize draw
– Posts can be from school or individual accounts
– Maximum of one post per day considered (26 entries per account)

All participating students receive a medal and certificate. 50 entries into the 2.5k fun run at the ADNOC Abu Dhabi Marathon will also be awarded.

Resources & Contact Us

Download our colouring activity for students.
Colour one section of the picture after each Daily Mile. After 26 days the picture will be complete!

Colouring activity

You can also download these A4 printable flyers to share with school staff and parents:

Parents info flyer
Teachers info flyer

Finally if you want more information, or help with setting up 26 in 26 at your school, please email us and we’ll respond within 24 hours.

Contact Us

Government Guidance

IMPORTANT – always follow the government’s latest guidance to keep your family safe and help protect others. If anyone in your household is expressing symptoms, please don’t venture outside.

For further guidance and updates, please visit the U.AE website.