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Shepherdstown West Virginia: a Newtonian Community

Posted by on Tuesday, June 21, 2011 @ 1:04 pm | 2 Replies

In less than a year, Two Rivers Treads Center for Natural Running and Walking has sold over  1000 pair of Newton Running shoes. Newton Runner Dr. Mark Cucuzzella (pictured left) opened the concept store in June  2010. Dr. Mark, one of the earliest adapters of Natural Running, began researching and learning about better running form [...]


Running Injury Prevention Conference and Coaching Certification June 23-26

Posted by on Tuesday, June 14, 2011 @ 2:06 pm | Leave a reply

The highly successful “New Trends in the Prevention of Running Injuries” is returning to Shepherdstown, West Virginia, and this time, is paired with a Newton Natural Running™ Coaching Certification Program. Citing more than a thousand scientific articles and systematic reviews, this edition of New Trends in the Prevention of Running Injuries questions many current practices [...]


Natural Running Program Reduces Injury Among Air Force Personnel

Posted by on Wednesday, March 23, 2011 @ 10:35 am | 3 Replies

  (This article originally appeared in L.A. Air Force Base Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) Quarterly newsletter.) Written by Captain Levi Severson, SBIRS CTF & Air Force Marathon Team Captain Most individuals in the Air Force recognize the importance of fitness to our mission, especially given our deployment tempo. What you may not know is [...]


Special Presentation on Pain-free Movement January 28

Posted by on Tuesday, January 18, 2011 @ 1:30 pm | 2 Replies

Running-injury prevention leaders from around the globe are gathering in Shepherdstown, West Virginia, for a three-day conference to discuss best evidence and best practices to prevent and treat running injuries. As part of the gathering, the group will meet the local community and share stories, experience and knowledge. “The Re-Evolution of Running: Discover Pain Free [...]


New Trends in Running Injury Conference

Posted by on Wednesday, December 15, 2010 @ 10:25 am | Leave a reply

We just got the following update from Dr. Mark Cucuzzella, who is working on the most in-depth course on running injury prevention ever put on in the US. If you are a PT, MD, Exercise Physiologist, Athletic Trainer, or Retailer this event will be invaluable to your continuing education. Over 60% of runners are injured [...]


A Homegrown Event with National Impact…and lots of Newtons.

Posted by on Monday, October 25, 2010 @ 9:37 am | 1 Reply

The following event recap was written by Dr. Mark Cucuzzella, Newton runner and Freedom’s Run co-founder. The Newton-sponsored Freedom’s Run was a huge success in only its second year. Three out of five events sold out and it is now the largest running event in the state of West Virginia by a large margin. The [...]


Newton Retail Summit Recap

Posted by on Friday, August 13, 2010 @ 11:25 am | 5 Replies

If you happened to be around Pearl Street in Boulder at the beginning of this week, you probably noticed lots of neon green Newton bags on people’s shoulders. (A couple of people tweeted asking what was going on) Or perhaps you saw colorful armies of runners all wearing our new green or aqua trail shoes [...]


The World is Flat if You’re a Foot

Posted by on Wednesday, August 4, 2010 @ 2:14 pm | 1 Reply

  Dr. Mark Cucuzzella just passed us along a document outlining foot anatomy and biomechanics, barefoot motion, the effects of heel lift, shoe design flaws and myths, and proper toe alignment. It makes for an interesting read—especially for any science nerds out there. Click the link to download the full document. The most interesting part [...]


Two River Treads Opens to Fanfare

Posted by on Wednesday, July 7, 2010 @ 8:55 am | Leave a reply

Dr. Mark Cucuzzella’s store, Two Rivers Treads opened last week in Shepherdstown, West Virginia. As described in last week’s post, the store is unique because it is teaching better running form and fitting runners and walkers in more natural shoes. Here’s a quick recap from Dr. Mark: “The day started with the 5k Cougar Challenge. [...]


Two Rivers Treads Follows a Path Less Traveled

Posted by on Thursday, June 24, 2010 @ 3:13 pm | Leave a reply

Dr. Mark Cucuzzella (center) outside his storefront with business partners Tom Shantz and James Munnis Loyal readers of this blog recognize the name Dr. Mark Cucuzzella. He’s a family physician who has completed over 60 marathons and ultras, and continues to compete as a National level Masters runner. His marathon best is 2:24 and he [...]