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Road Team Captains Wins Healthy Trucker Challenge

SAN DIEGO — A team of America’s Road Team Captains won the Healthy Trucker Challenge at the American Trucking Associations’ Management Conference & Exhibition.

The combined 10 people in the challenge totaled more than 1.1 million steps, equating to 569 miles and burning an estimated 52,290 calories. The Road Team team took an average of 16,991 steps per day to win the challenge.

“This was a great way to promote healthy habits and get the competitive juices flowing while here at MC&E,” said Road Team Captain Eddie Weeks, a driver with AAA Cooper, who took a challenge-topping 102,472 steps.

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The winning team also consisted of Don Logan, FedEx Freight; Jeff Halford, Con-way Freight; Don Biggerstaff, ABF Freight System and Nate Wick, UPS Freight.

They defeated outgoing ATA Chairman Philip Byrd Sr., new ATA Chairman Duane Long and vice chairmen Pat Thomas, Kevin Burch and Dave Manning.

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