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XC DAY CAMP

ETBU’s camp will strengthen runners of all abilities both mentally and physically, while providing a competitive environment to pursue excellence within the sport. The camp will further enhance the lifelong enjoyment of running, by providing smarter ways to fuel, train and recover.

  SATURDAY, JUNE 30TH
  Grades: 9th - 12th
Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cost: $100 per athlete
$500 per team (10 athletes max.)
  REGISTER

Late registration: June 25th - 28th. Registration cost will increase by $10 during this time.

Location: ETBU Healthplex

Camp goals:

  • Runners will learn how to monitor their hydration and nutrition
  • Runner will learn how to train efficiently and effectively
  • Runner will learn about injury prevention and rehab techniques
  • Runner will learn new drills
  • Runner will be provided with a VO2Max training sheet
  • Runners will gain an understanding of what it is like to compete at the collegiate level
  • Runners will be equipped with team building skills

Spiritual Goals:

  • Athletes will be challenged as spiritual leaders amongst their peers
  • Athletes will learn to demonstrate Christlike qualities during competition
  • Athletes will gain a greater understanding of their sport from a spiritual aspect

How much should I be running?

For our camp, be prepared to run a 2-mile VO2Max assessment (terrain: road), and a (DMR) Distance Medley Relay (terrain: track).

What to bring:

  • Running attire/change of clothes
  • Running shoes (Terrain: road/track)
  • Water bottle
  • Sunblock
  • Watch
  • Foam roller
  • Backpack
  • Snacks
SCHEDULE
8:00 am  Check in @ ETBU Healthplex
8:30 am Session 1 Proper Warm-Up Drills
 2 mile VO2MAX Test
10:00 am  Session 2 Rehab, Recovery, Stretching
and Foam Rolling Exercises
11:30 am  Lunch break (Lunch provided)
 Session 3 Nutritional Guidelines & Life as a College Athlete
1:00 pm  Session 4 Team Building Exercises and Games
3:00 pm  Shuttle to Marshall High School Track
3:30 pm  DMR at Marshall High with instructional warm-up
5:00 pm  Closing remarks and Explanation of VO2max training with 2-mile test time handouts.


Questions? Contact Natalie Bach Prather, Cell-903.742.9464, nbachprather@etbu.edu or Ramiro Mendez, Cell-936.776.6444,  ramiro_mendez@etbu.edu.