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Upcoming Sessions

2016-07-17 - 2016-07-22 2016 High Altitude Distance Camp - Session 1
2016-07-22 - 2016-07-24 2016 High Altitude Distance Camp - Session 2
2017-07-16 - 2017-07-21 High Altitude Distance Camp
2018-07-22 - 2018-07-27 High Altitude Distance Camp

High Altitude Distance Running Camp

This camp is designed for MS and HS athletes ages 13-18 and MS/high school coaches. Emphasis will be placed on distance training for Cross Country, and Track.

Dates:
Main Session: July 22-27, 2018


Location:
Western State Colorado University
600 N Adams St
Gunnison, Colorado 81231

Cost:
Preregistration until June 15th - $499.00
($450+$49 separate check for rafting trip)

Registration after June 15th- $529.00
($480+$49 separate check for rafting trip)



High School Coaches:
10+ Athletes - You attend FREE
5-9 Athletes- $200.00
Coach without a group: $300.00
($49.00 for rafting is NOT included)

Check-In
All Athletes must report to the Mountaineer Field House on the Western State Campus, Sunday between 4:00 pm and 6:00 pm. 

Check-Out
Friday, by 10:00 am.

Sample Schedule
7:00 - 7:45 am - Morning Workout
8:00 - 8:45 am - Breakfast
9:00 - 9:45 am - Educational Clinic
10:00 - 11:15 am - Weight Lifting, Drills
11:30 - 12:30 pm - Lunch
1:00 - 5:00 pm - Afternoon Workout (Outdoor Activity)
5:30 - 6:30 pm - Dinner
7:00 - 8:00 pm - Clinic
8:00 - 9:00 pm - Pool, Yoga, Other Activities
10:00 pm - Lights Out

About Gunnison Colorado:
Western State Colorado University is located in Gunnison, Colorado at an elevatoin of 7,703' in the midst of the Rocky Mountains. The University is located in a high alpine valley surrounded by mountains, making it an ideal training ground for distance running. Ten miles from town is Blue Mesa Reservoir, the biggest body of water in Colorado, and Crested Butte ski area is 30 miles north. Hiking, mountain biking, kayaking, and horse-back riding are available in one of Colorado's most beautiful areas. Facilities at Western State include a new 6 lane indoor track facility, a state-of-the-art athletic weight room, collegiate pool, 8 lane outdoor track, as well as outstanding running trails.



Camp Staff:
Jennifer Michel - Camp Director
Head men's & women's Cross Country Coach at Western State  Michel has coached 12 NCAA individual champions in Cross Country and Track & Field.

Shane Niksic - Assistant Camp Director
Niksic will be starting his second year as the Assistant Cross Country and Track & Field Coach at Western State as a Graduate Assistant

Lindsey Grasmick - Head Track & Field Coach (Sprints/Hurdles)
Grasmick will be finishing her first season as Head Track & Field Coach.

Dr. Duane Vandenbusche - Guest Speaker
Dr. Duane Vandenbushe is a former Head Coach of the Western Cross Country and Track & Field Teams. During his time coaching Vandenbushe coached two teams to NAIA National team titles, 10 NCAA DII team titles, and 51 individual national champions.

Lodging:
Running camp members will enjoy five days in college dorm style rooms and meals prepared by WSCU and Sodexo-Marriott Food Corporation.

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