Wingfoot Running Camp

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$325 - $1825
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Nestled in the foothills of the southern Appalachian mountains, this week-long overnight camp is led by college, high school, and elite coaches with college runners serving as camp counselors. Guest appearances will be made by college/professional coaches and college/elite athletes. Educational sessions will cover proper running technique, speed, form, and team building.
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Camp Week 1: July 7- 12- SOLD OUT, Camp Weeks 1 & 2: July 7- 19, Coach's Clinic, and 1 more
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Calendar
Sun, Jul 7, 2024 - Sun, Jul 14, 2024
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Huntsville, United States
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Where and when
Location
601 John Wright Dr NW, Huntsville, AL 35805, USA
Start times
Sunday, Jul 7, 2024
Camp Week 1: July 7- 12- SOLD OUT: TBCCamp Weeks 1 & 2: July 7- 19: 12:00 AMCoach's Clinic: TBC
Sunday, Jul 14, 2024
Camp Week 2: July 14- 19: TBC
Event summary
Here are the distances available for Wingfoot Running Camp
Camp Week 1: July 7- 12- SOLD OUT
Distance
$900
Camp Week 2: July 14- 19
Distance
$900
Camp Weeks 1 & 2: July 7- 19
Distance
$1825
Coach's Clinic
Distance
$325
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Coaching Clinic
Week-long educational program led by veteran coaches and clinicians Eric Nelson and Tom Williams. Developed for new and novice coaches, foundational topics are covered in-depth with opportunities for one-on-one mentoring. This week-long session will prepare any coach for the upcoming season and many years to come. Networking opportunities with advanced practitioners and veteran coaches from throughout the southeast will be provided. Coaching clinic topics that will be covered are listed below:
  • Setting Team Expectations and Coaching Philosophies
  • Recognizing and Cultivating Motivation
  • Principles of Training Overload, Adaptation, Volume, Intensity, and Variety
  • EBT- Effect-Based Training
  • Designing Building Blocks
  • Meso and Microcycles
  • Running Mechanics and Drills
  • Dealing and Preventing Overtraining
  • Recovery Strategies
  • Program Management and Communication
Full details can be found here.ExternalLink
What's included
  • Training sessions
  • Educational sessions
  • Recreational sessions
  • Guest speakers
  • Top class coaching staff
  • Coaches clinic
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How to get there
601 John Wright Dr NW, Huntsville, AL 35805, USA
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Housing
Charger Village Addition, 601 John Wright Dr. NW, Huntsville, AL 35805
Event day logistics
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Training Sessions
Enjoy morning runs on the trails of Monte Sano State Park and along the Tennessee River on dirt roads and afternoon learn-by-doing sessions on the spacious campus of UAH. Campers will be grouped according to fitness level, and groups will be led by experienced runners. A solid week of training that is appropriate for early summer preparation for the fall cross country season can be expected.
Educational Sessions
Campers will have an opportunity to learn from experienced coaches and athletes from a variety of levels( (professional, collegiate, high school, and youth). By the end of the week, campers will have learned about a variety of topics, such as training, recovery, nutrition, race tactics, and more. Campers will have a chance to equip themselves with a knowledge base to be successful in our sport.
Recreational Sessions
Outside of daily free time, campers will have staff-led recreational opportunities. These sessions will be fun, allow campers to meet new people, engage with their peers, and develop long-lasting friendships.
CAMP GUEST SPEAKERS SCHEDULE 2023 - 2024 Guest Speakers To Be Announced
Week 1
  • Sunday: Alan Drosky - Camp Director and Georgia Tech Track and Field and Cross Country Coach
  • Monday: Dr. Kate Edwards - Founder of Precision Performance and Physical Therapy, and Author
  • Tuesday: Atlanta Track Club Elite - Sadi Henderson, Allie Wilson, Shane Streich, and Jonathan Davis
  • Wednesday: Katelyn Tuohy - 3x NCAA Champion at NC State
  • Thursday: adidas History and Shoe tech- TBD
  • Friday: Matt McMurray- Coach of Marist School
Week 2
  • Sunday: Alan Drosky - Camp Director and Georgia Tech Track and Field and Cross Country Coach
  • Monday: Dr. Chris Stanley- Chair of the USATF Sports Psychology Committee
  • Tuesday: Very Nice Track Club- Hobbs Kessler, Morgan Beadlescomb, and Coach Ron Warhurst
  • Wednesday: Atlanta Track Club Elite - Sadi Henderson, Emma Grace Hurley, Shane Streich, and Jonathan Davis
  • Thursday: adidas History and Shoe Tech- Marc Sylvester
  • Friday: Matt McMurray- Coach of Marist School
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$325 - $1825
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