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Newton Running Sponsoring Air Force Marathon Team

  • By Duncan Larkin
  • Published Oct. 29, 2010

Improved results and fewer injuries, says team coach.

Newton Running, the leading manufacturer of natural running shoes, announces its sponsorship of the Air Force marathon team. The team wore their Newtons in the recent Air Force Marathon with great results.

Team coach Lieutenant Colonel Dr. Mark Cucuzzella, a top masters marathoner and an expert on running form, helped to facilitate the partnership with Newton Running.

“I’ve been wearing Newtons for several years now and the shoes have helped me to run faster with fewer injuries,” states Cucuzzella. “I wanted my athletes to experience the same benefits and Newton was happy to support members of the Armed Forces.

Team Captain Levi Severson ran a personal best in the Air Force Half Marathon wearing Newtons with a time of 1:10:01 to finish in third place. Teammates Jacob Bradosky and Jason Schlarb finished the half course in 1:08:59 and 1:11:48 for second and fifth place respectively.

“Dr. Mark is a leading thinker in the runner industry who is helping to lead the natural running revolution,” states Newton Running co-founder Danny Abshire. “We’re proud to provide shoes to the runners on his team and it’s just an added bonus that we’re also supporting men and women of the armed forces.”

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Duncan Larkin

Duncan Larkin

Duncan Larkin is the news editor at Competitor.com and a freelance journalist who’s been covering the sport of running for over five years. He’s run 2:32 in the marathon and won the Himalayan 100-Mile Stage Race in 2007. His first running book, RUN SIMPLE, was released last July.

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