Summer Running Camps - 2018

  • Many camps reach capacity quickly, so it's best to plan ahead.
  • Some camps provide a registration fee discount if we get a number of Alpha Crush athletes to register together.
Furman University
Alpha Crush has participated in this camp at least 5 times. The Cole family is interested in attending this camp again. With five (5) or more runners there is a discount and we can have a coach attend for free.
  • July 10-14
  • Information page [link]
Nike Smoky Mountain Running Camp
Unmatched summer training and top quality coaching define the Smoky Mountain Running Camp. Immerse yourself in running, new friends and fun evening activities for a week or two or three!  Constantly seeking 'artistic perfection,' we are dedicated to annually refining the camp activity schedule and curriculum. Camper improvement- by teaching, instructing and coaching is our primary emphasis.
  • July 1-6, ages 14-18
  • July 1-6, (Middle School - entering grades 6-8), ages 11-14
  • July 8-13, ages 14-18
  • July 15-20, ages 14-18
  • Information page [link]
Atlanta Track Club Running Camp
Middle school and high school runners are invited to join Atlanta Track Club for Atlanta Track Club Cross Country Camp at Young Harris College. This week-long overnight camp will be lead by Atlanta Track Club Coaches Amy and Andrew Begley as well as members of Atlanta Track Club Elite. They 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 proper shoes. Participants will enjoy daily runs on the Young Harris College trails and field trips to surrounding parks. Lodging will be in the Young Harris College dormitories. 
  • July 15-20
  • Participants should have some experience with distance running and be excited to learn more about the sport. Open to runners entering grades 7-12 (limited to 125 participants). 
  • Returning 2017 campers and sibling or group (7 or more athletes) discounts are available.  Contact for more information.
  • Information page [link]
Marist School Running Camp
The War Eagle Cross Country / Running Camp is for Middle School runners of all abilities and rising freshmen trying out Cross Country for the first time or for those wishing to improve their skills.  The camp has had both Middle School State Champions and National Qualifiers attend as well as individuals never having never attempted the sport.
  • June 18-22
  • Information page [link]
adidas All-American Cross Country Camp
Now in its 39th year of existence under the direction of NC State head coach Rollie Geiger, the adidas All-American Cross Country Camp is open to any and all middle and high school age runners regardless of ability level. Housed on the campus of the Christ School just outside Asheville, NC, campers get the opportunity to run some of the finest and most picturesque trails in the southeast. Camp instructors include multiple collegiate and high school All-Americans who are eager to share their running experiences, knowledge, and passion for the sport.
  • July 8-13
  • July 15-20
  • July 22-27
  • Information page [link]
USATF Youth Cross Country Camp
The camp is a three-day instructional Learn-By-Doing camp that is open to all youth athletes between the ages of 13 and 18, regardless of Cross Country experience and skill level. The camp content and curriculum are designed and developed by some of the most recognized authorities on coaching and youth athletic development in the sport. All instructors are endorsed by USATF.
  • July 9-11 - USOC Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • July 16-18 - USOC Olympic Training Center in Lake Placid, New York
  • Information page [link]
Jim Ryan Running Camp
Launched in 1975 by three-time Olympian and five-time World Record holder, Jim Ryun, the Jim Ryun Running Camps are more than just running camps. They teach a way of life, from training young runners in how to achieve their full potential in running to creating good habits for living.  A pattern of goal setting is taught to help them exceed even what they thought they could achieve - on and off the track. For ages 13+.
  • June 24-29 - San Diego, California
  • July 8-13 - Harrisonburg, Virginia
  • July 15-20 - Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • Information page [link]