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Dr. Mark Cucuzzella national expert on running healthy for life speaks to an audience about running. Dr. Cucuzzella will hold a series of free training clinics and will be a featured speaker at the 2013 Air Force Marathon Sports & Fitness Expo and Breakfast of Champions. (U.S. Air Force Photo)
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Air Force Marathon to sponsor local training clinics

Posted 3/7/2013   Updated 3/7/2013 Email story   Print story

    


by Tiffany Johnson
Air Force Marathon Office


3/7/2013 - WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The Air Force Marathon is sponsoring a series of free training clinics, featuring two-time AFM winner Dr. Mark Cucuzzella.

Dr. Mark Cucuzzella national expert on running healthy for life and has run competitively for nearly 30 years, competing in over 60 marathons and ultramarathons. He is also a Lieutenant Colonel in the Air Force Reserves and is designing programs to reduce running injuries in service members.

"Mark's clinics are extremely popular every year," said Race Director Rob Aguiar, "He has a way of making running clinics accessible for beginning runners and experienced runners."

Four clinics are scheduled for the week of March 18-22. All clinics are free and open to the public. Attendees do not have to buy tickets or register; runners should just show up at the appointed time and place.

"We want to thank the local organizations that have partnered with us to hold these clinics," said Mr. Aguiar.

Date/Time/Place:

18-Mar/ 6 p.m./ Buck Creek State Park - CJ Brown Reservoir near visitor's center. Rain location: First Christian Church on 3638 Middle Urbana Road, Springfiled, Ohio

19-Mar/ 6 p.m./ New Balance Store Dayton, 304 E. Stroop Road, Kettering, Ohio

21-Mar/ 6 p.m./ Up & Running, 6123 Far Hills Avenune, Woodbourne-Hyde Park, Ohio

22-Mar/ 11 a.m./ Wright Field Fitness Center Area B,  Wright-Patterson AFB (Base access required)

Dr. Cucuzzella is also a featured speaker at the 2013 Air Force Marathon Sports & Fitness Expo and Breakfast of Champions. The marathon is set for September 21, 2013 at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. Look for more information about the prices and registration at www.usafmarathon.com.



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