Meet Dr Mark Cucuzzella author of “Run for your Life” February 22 and 23 at the Running Soles Store!

M eet Lt. Col. Mark Cucuzzella MD one of the world’s leading running Doctors, creator of the Air Force Efficient Running program, Professor at West Virginia University School of Medicine and author of recently released Run for Your Life. As a US Air Force Reservist he designed programs to promote healthier and better running with the US Air Force Efficient Running Project. He has been a national-level Masters runner, having competed for over 30 years with more than 100 marathon and ultra-marathon finishes. Mark is a two time winner of the Air Force Marathon and he is also the race director of Freedom’s Run Race series in our neighbor state West Virginia.

Mark is also director of the Natural Running Center, an education portal designed to teach healthier running. He is also the owner of Two Rivers Treads – A Center for Natural Running and Walking in his hometown of Shepherdstown, WV. Mark’s innovative work and story has been featured in the New York Times, NPR, Outside Magazine, Running Times, Runners World, Air Force Times, the Washington Post, and the Journal of the American Medical Association.