“I always loved running. It was something you could do by yourself, and under your own power. You could go in any direction, fast or slow as you wanted, fighting the wind if you felt like it, seeking out new sights just on the strength of your feet and the courage of your lungs.” Jesse Owens
Have you always wanted to run? Are you new to running? An avid runner who wants to improve performance? The Wellness Center at City Hospital, Inc. and Dr. Mark Cucuzzella are teaming up again to offer running clinics and a training program to help you achieve your goals.
Cucuzzella, nationally ranked distance runner, local physician and founder and organizer of Freedom’s Run and the new Two Rivers Heritage Half Marathon, will be conducting running clinics to promote proper form, injury prevention and improve performance. The clinics are geared to runners of all levels. The clinics will be Thursdays, March 3, April 7 and May 5 from 5:00 – 7:00pm.
The Wellness Center will be offering a series of presentations on training plans, core strength and nutrition for runners. The presentations will be Thursdays, March 17, April 14 and May 19 from 5:00 – 6:00pm.
All those who sign up will receive training plans and information on local group runs. You can also learn how you can raise funds for a cause of your choice through participation in Freedom’s Run.
Clinics and presentations will be held in the Cardiac Rehab of The Wellness Center on the campus of City Hospital, Inc.. The program is FREE and open to all. Pre-registration is required. To register call 304-264-1287, ext. 1814 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. For information on group runs and ongoing clinics please visit the Freedom’s Run Headquarters Website at Two Rivers Treads. www.trtreads.org . Link on the sections on “clinics” and “group runs”.
This program is offered in conjunction with the Hedgesville Running Community to help raise funds to build a community track and build a healthier community.