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Dr. Mark Cucuzzella

Air Force Reserve Lt. Col. (Dr.) Mark Cucuzzella is a Professor at West Virginia University School of Medicine. He is designing programs to promote healthier and better running in the military with the USAF Efficient Running Project. Mark has presented running workshops on over 40 military bases in the last 3 years. You can view modules on here

A competitive runner for over 30 years -with more than 100 marathon and ultramarathon finishes - and continues to compete as a national-level Masters runner. His marathon best is 2:24 and he has won the Air Force Marathon twice. He is the race director of Freedomís Run race series in West Virginia and director of the Natural Running Center, an education portal designed to teach healthier running . Mark is also the owner of Two Rivers Treads - A Center for Natural Running and Walking in his hometown of Shepherdstown, W.Va.