Laura Trott and Kristian House win The Milk Race
claimed victory in this year's elite women's Milk Race whilst Kristian House
claimed the 1st prize in the elite men's race.
The Milk Race, which initially ran between 1958 and 1993 as the UK's leading multistage cycling race, was resurrected by The Dairy Council in 2013 as a city centre event.
In 2015 the event was supported by The Dairy Council, DairyCo, Nottingham City Council and others meaning that all corners of the dairy industry are working together to put on Britain's leading one-day cycling extravaganza. More than 100,000 people came out to see The Milk Race across the weekend.
New 'Milk It' Video: 'What's Your Thing?'
The latest Dairy Council video aims to encourage teenagers to think about what sport or physical activity they could engage in. Produced for the Milk It For All It's Worth campaign, What's Your Thing? - Martial Arts
is the third instalment in the What's Your Thing? video series
and stars students from world renowned martial arts centre The Budokwai in London.
The Milk It For All It's Worth
campaign aims to promote the benefits of drinking low-fat milk and being physically active to 12-20 year-olds and currently has more than 10,000 fans on Facebook
Dairy & Sport Matters
The Dairy Council has been heavily involved in sports initiatives including The Milk Race, our Milk & Sport booklets for athletes, and being a founding partner of the Sports and Exercise Nutrition Register (SENr).
In 2014, we consolidated our commitment to sports nutrition with the appointment of our very own Associate Nutritionist with expertise in sport and exercise nutrition. With this exciting development, The Dairy Council has launched "Dairy & Sport Matters", a quarterly e-newsletter for nutrition and sports professionals.
"Dairy & Sport Matters" will include news from The Dairy Council, expert comment and articles on sports nutrition, interviews with elite athletes, up-to-date evidence from academic journals on sports nutrition issues plus top tips and recipes for the sportsperson's diet.
Latest Resource: Milk Factsheet
Milk is a nutrient-rich staple of the British diet. It provides a number of essential nutrients for every age group and plays a key role within a healthy diet.
Our latest resource provides professionals with information about milk including how milk is processed, the nutrient composition of milk, its importance throughout the life stages and the role it can play in prevention of disease. It also aims to dispel some of the common myths and misconceptions about milk.