Run For Life

Co-choreographed by: Pam Pelser (SA) and Alan Haywood (UK)
Website: www.alanhaywood.co.uk
Description 32 count 4 Wall Improver Line Dance
Intro 8 counts start on vocals
Music: I Run for Life - Greatest Hits - The Road Less Traveled by Melissa Etheridge 94 bpm

Section 1 R Side, L Next To R, R Side, Rock and Cross & L Side, R Next To L, L Side Rock and Cross
1-2 Step right to side, step left next to right
3&4 Rock right to right side, step left next to right, cross step right over left (diagonally left)
5-6 Step left to left side, step right next to left
7&8 Rock Left to left side, Step right next to left, cross step left over right (diagonally right) 1 o'clock

RESTART: End of walls 3 and 7 (both 3 o'clock)
TAG: End of wall 8, add tag. See below.


Section 2 Rock Forward R, Recover L, Run Back R L R (making 1/4 L), Rock Back L, Recover R, Run Forward L R L
1-2 Rock forward on right (right diagonal 1 o'clock), recover back onto left
3&4 Run back right left right making a 1/4 turn left (diagonally 11 o'clock)
5-6 Rock back onto left, recover onto right
7&8 Run forward left right left squaring up to 12 o'clock

Section 3 Cross Rock, Right over, Recover L, 1/2 Turn R Sailor Step, L Forward Mambo, R Coaster Step
1-2 Cross rock right over left, recover weight back onto Left,
3&4 Sweep right from front to back with a 1/2 turn right stepping right behind left, step left to left side, step right forward.6 o'clock
5&6 Rock forward onto left, recover weight back onto right, step left next to right
7&8 Step back on right, step left beside right, step forward on right.

Section 4 Rock Forward L, Recover R, Triple 1/2 L, 1/4 L, Touch L, L Side Rock and Cross
1-2 Rock forward onto left, recover back onto right,
3&4 Triple 1/2 turn left stepping left right left 12 o'clock
5-6 Turn a 1/4 left stepping on right a big step to right side, touch left next to right 9 o'clock
7&8 Rock left to left side, Step right next to left, cross step left over right

Restarts
At the end of walls 3 and 7, (both facing 3 o'clock) do the first 8 counts then restart

Tag
At the end of wall 8, facing 12 o'clock, repeat the first 8 counts, then add following 4 counts
‘step right to right side, touch left, step left to left side, touch right'

Optional Ending
You will be facing 3 o'clock doing the first 8 counts. As the music fades, change counts 7 & 8 into 1/4 left shuffle spreading arms.