Welcome to Mighty Milers. This program guide will help you in all aspects of managing your program.
Let's get started by figuring out your role in your Mighty Milers program.
Your Mighty Milers program includes two roles for staff and volunteers: Site Coodinators and Site Leaders.
They perform the overall administration of Mighty Milers programs, in other words, they’re in charge. As Site Coordinator, they are the primary contact person working with NYRR. Staff members or volunteers who assist with Mighty Milers will seek them out for guidance and help.
Staff members or volunteers who assist with the running or administration of your Mighty Milers program. They can help by:
Your role and experience will determine how this program guide can help you:
This online program guide takes you through everything from selecting and preparing the physical space to using STRIDES, our online progress recording platform. We suggest that you read through all five of the sections of this Program Guide
As a returning Site Coordinator, you will be signing up new students to your Mighty Milers program and reassigning students to their new classes. As you review the start-up guide, see the Set Up section for instructions on reassigning students to their new classes in STRIDES, our new program management platform that's replaced the Mighty Milers Database.
For the important work that you do, please start with the Running Sessions section. Go to Program Maintenance if you are responsible for entering student mileage. When you’re ready to add a little zip to your sessions, check out Resources.
Mighty Milers Start-Up Kits for new sites are mailed when your Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) has been signed by everyone, or shortly before your start-up date. Please look through your kit to make sure everything on this list is included. If something is missing, let your Regional Coordinator* know.
Start-Up Kits contain:
* If you don't know your Regional Coordinator, e-mail email@example.com and we will give you their contact information.
The key to success is proper setup. Learn how to pick running courses, get staff support, recruit students, and more.