Wingfoot Running Camp

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Atlanta Track Club's cross country camp returns this summer at a new location. Middle and high school runners are invited to Wingfoot Running Camp at University of Alabama in Huntsville. 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. Runners will also learn about a wide range of running-related topics including nutrition and footwear. Our camp is open to any and all entrants between the ages of 12 - 18.

Date

  • July 10 - 15, 2022

Location

  • University of Alabama - Huntsville
  • Housing - Charger Village Addition - 601 John Wright Dr, Huntsville, AL 35805

Cost
Member / Non-Member

  • Through May 1 - $665 / $715
  • Through May 15 - $675 / $725
  • Through June 1 - $700 / $750
  • Through July 1 - $725 / $775

Camp Sessions

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.

Daily Schedule

7:00 AM

Wake up/Light Breakfast

8:30 AM

Educational Session

9:30 AM

Run

11:45 AM

Lunch

12:30 PM

Free Time/Recreational Session

2:30 PM

Educational Session

3:45 PM

Learn-By-Doing

5:30 PM

Dinner/Free Time

7:00 PM

Recreational Session

10:00 PM

Lights Out

Additional Information

Housing

Charger Village Addition
601 John Wright Dr
Huntsville, AL 35805

Medical Forms

Camper must provide Physical Evaluation Form (completed and signed prior to 7/10/21) prior to attending camp. Forms must be submitted by 7/4/2022 to camp@atlantatrackclub.org.

Refund Policy

No refunds but if an extreme medical condition develops contact camp@atlantatrackclub.org.

Questions

For additional questions contact camp@atlantatrackclub.org

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Become a Member

Members of Atlanta Track Club get to participate in 7 free events throughout the year! They also receive discounts on all events and programs as well as guaranteed entry into the Atlanta Journal-Constitution Peachtree Road Race!