The Staff

Executive Director & Founder

Chika Chukwuocha, Certified RRCA Running Coach, and season marathoner, created this running program out of her love for running.  It is  her hearts desire to fight childhood obesity by helping children to stay active and inspired motivated her to become the founder and operator of "I can do 26.2" 

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Social Media Specialist

Kezia Ufomadu, 


Director of Operations

Aurelia Lyles, avid runner, with 40+ years of running experience under her belt, started running at a very young age.  She has run everything from 40 meters to a marathon and understands the importance of teaching children healthy habits at and early age so they may become healthy adults. 

Aurelia is a mother who holds a MBA, CAP, OM, and is a certified etiquette consultant.