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Why Grandma (Choochie*) Runs

On this day of unbridled amore, I offer my lifelong love affair with running… As a runner who’s been running longer than most of you have been alive, I frequently get asked why I run.  Grandma runs, y’all.  (* or Choochie, as I’m called of late…is this the name that’s gonna stick?!) Folks who know …

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Baby, It’s Cold Outside

I am not a fan of cold weather and if at all possible, I won’t run in the cold (under 50°).  Thankfully, I currently live in an area where we get a few days of warmish weather mixed in with the cold, so I can get out occasionally.  It’s those interspersed warm days that save …

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Ready. Set. Run.

Ready, Set, RUN!: Part Three

~Part Three in the series Run For Your Life ~ Show of hands: Who’s ever started a running program?!  Show of hands: Who’s still running?  It doesn’t have to be all or nothing.   The physical, mental and spiritual benefits, the healthier lifestyle and shopping for breezy shorty shorts, are within your reach.  It’s just a …

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Run For Your Life: Part One

Hi, I’m Mrs. Tucker and I’m a lifelong runner.  Hi, Mrs. Tucker!!! When I say I’m a lifelong runner, what I mean to say is I’ve pounded the pavement for most of my life.  My “intentional” running began in elementary school when a track coach thought I might have the speed and talent to help …

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Paleo? Um, No-leo.

As a lifelong athlete, I’m always looking for ways to naturally improve my performance.  The yin to that yang is that I love food.  I love to eat, especially foods with fat and sugar and bacon sprinkles. (you’d think I was kidding on that last one, but not so much) Recently, I participated in a …

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