Dr. Mark Cucuzzella is a Professor at West Virginia University School of Medicine. He is also a Lieutenant Colonel in the US Air Force designing programs to promote heath and better fitness in the military.
Dr. Cucuzzella also been a competitive runner for over 30 years with more than 100 marathon and ultramarathon finishes. He continues to compete as a national-level Masters runner. He has won the Air Force Marathon twice and run a marathon under 3:00 for 29 straight years.
Dr. Cucuzzella is the race director of Freedom’s 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, West Virginia.