From correr: to run
A short sequence of running steps.
CORRIDA GARABITO: A milonga step in which the couple alternately step through between each other, the man with his right leg and the lady mirroring with her left, then pivot to face each other as they step together. May be repeated as desired.
(from batango.com (http://www.batango.com/Loomis.htm))
A subdivided beat creates "quick-quick" steps called the corrida, or running steps. Students can feel not only the metric groupings of strong-weak by walking to the beat, but also the simple eighth-note subdivisions throughout the corrida.
(from tangonoticias.com (http://www.tangonoticias.com/articles/a2004/mar/theory.htm))