Erik does some ‘market research’ on the healthy snacks Nambe is providing for us every Wednesday. The verdict? Awesome! Try them yourself on your walk or run –
upstairs just east of the stairs.
Love to Walk? Love to Run?
Let P.A.G. Know
Following national efforts to prioritize pedestrian safety, the Pima Association of Governments is looking for guidance on regional walking priorities. We certainly are an avid bunch of walkers and runners, so let’s share our thoughts, ideas and comments to make Tucson an even better place to GET OUT. Click on the PAG logo, or follow the link here.
Meet Volunteer Walker Marjorie Becklund
Marjorie Becklund leads our interval walking group on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays each month. Join her this week for a great workout and say hello!
From: Phoenix. Moved to Tucson in 1978.
Job: Assistant Attorney General in the State Attorney’s Office. She has been practicing law since 1987.
School: University of Arizona on a cross country scholarship. She was one of the first Arizona high school girls to earn a Title IX Scholarship.
Children: Ellie (22) – Student at Arizona.
Daniel (20) – Getting ready to hike the Pacific Crest Trail
MMM #: 183
You may not know: Marjorie holds the state record in the marathon for 16 (2:51), 17 (3:02) and 18 (2:56) year-old girls. She also has the #2 time for 20-year-old women. She won the Tucson Marathon in 1983 (2:46) and ran the 5000 in the 1984 Olympic Trials. Yep – she is pretty good and will get you in shape! Marjorie probably had to be pretty quick growing up, she has 7 brothers and sisters!
Favorite thing about Tucson: That you can get out to the desert from anywhere in town. Plus, she picked up golf last year and loves to play all the time!
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“MMLE Strength” a
30-minute functional workout.
Every Wednesday at 5:20!
Awaken every muscle in your body with the most simple and effective body-weight exercises!
It’s a blast too! Quality Strength
Greg Gadarian teaches
race-walking on first Wednesdays
“WalkOut” with a Doc
WalkOut this week with Dr. Jon Wang or Dr. Jim Hudson or Dr. Rick Langert, or all of them, assisted by Nancy Milburn, Melanie Tschoppfrey and Jannie Cox.Bring your questions about fitness and exercise and ask a doc. The WalkOut is a 1.5 mile walking workout, finishing withstair repeats…yes, as many as you can handle!!
Thanks O2 Modern Fitness and Quality Strength for
helping us create the WalkOut.
Click here for more complete description of exercises and route.
Find complete photo album from this week
on our website…Click here.
Also find them on MMM Facebook…click here
A familiar sight at MMLE – Jannie on the run!
Getting ready to walk with Quality Strength
Checking in at MMLE is so easy,
even adults can do it!
The anatomy of a GET OUT!
The perfect accessory for your MMM hat?
An MMLE visor!
Sometimes it’s good to just walk, relax and chat
You can never have too many shoes!!
Did the crowd approve? Yes!
Getting out is a family affair…
Catherine Langham took this picture – it’s awesome!
Tucson Orthopaedic had so much fun,
they’re coming back next week!
Much respect. Don’t mess with Monica.
Promise to wear this shirt at the USC football game?
Our friends at Meet Me at Maynard’s were featured on the May/June cover of Tail Winds Magazine. Although we think we see some MMLE athletes too!
Nancy stopped by the MMM/MMLE table at Cyclovia to say ‘Hi’ and get her extra credit. It was great to see so many of you last weekend!
Travelling? We want to see!
We know you’re planning some trips this summer. Take an MMLE traveling shirt picture, send it to us and we’ll make you famous. Well, at least newsletter famous!
MMLE RESTAURANT DISCOUNTS
Happy Hour menu ’til close!!
15% discount with hand stamp
Armitage appreciates MMLE Athletes
Armitage extends Happy Hour pricing until 8:00.
Half price bottles of wine until close & beer specials
Details on website. Click on “discounts”.
RA Sushi offers 15% discount with your MMLE hand stamp! Enjoy their happy hours prices til 7:00, then use your MMLE discount!
SE corner of Skyline and Campbell
Offering 20% off dinner and drinks on Wednesday nights, excluding happy hour items. Also includes an additional 10% off any breakfast, lunch, or dinner, which can be used within the following six days to those who present their receipt from the previous Wednesday meal.
This discount also excludes happy hour items.
NE corner Skyline and Campbell
Happy Hour to close and 15% off dinner menu.
Hit The Beach at Fini’s Landing – Our Newest Restaurant
Fini’s is located on the NW Corner of Swan & Sunrise
Known for their tacos, Fini’s offers 15% Off Entire Tab to all MMLE athletes