The Cumbria kids running half a mile every day

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In the first of three special reports in the 'Focus on Obesity' series, our reporter Ryan Dollard looks at a programme being run in almost 30 Cumbrian schools.

The Active Cumbria programme is challenging children to become more active by completing 100 miles of running.

Students at the Robert Ferguson School in Carlisle are running half a mile every day in order to make exercise just part of their normal routine.

Ryan Dollard has this report: