10.28.2010– Newton Running, the leading manufacturer of natural running shoes, announces its sponsorship of the Air Force marathon team. The team ran in their 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 biomechanics, injury prevention and 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.”