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Cross Country Camp


National Track Club's Champions Camps provide cutting edge strategies to empower athletes to achieve their dreams

Camp is open to all levels, ages 12 and older
Athletes will meet and learn from the National Track Club, PURE Athletics, and The National Training Center’s impressive coaching staff, directed by USATF Level III & IAAF Level V Elite Coach, Cristy Snellgroves, that has coached NCAA All-Americans, National Champions, and elite & Olympic athletes. Throughout the week, training and instruction are provided in breakout sessions taught by world-class coaches, nationally recognized staff, and elite and world class athletes.

Instruction includes individualized training strategies, biomechanics, nutrition, strength training, cross training, and injury prevention. Informative seminars will cover goal setting and motivation, training and racing techniques, supplemental training.


  • The superior training facilities at the National Training Center: state-of-the-art track & cross country complex, Olympic sized swimming pool, sports fields, and premier fitness facility


  • Instruction including: individual training strategies, pool running, biomechanics, running analysis, strength training, stretching & foam rolling, injury prevention, pre and post race protocols, etc.


  • Informative educational seminars will cover nutrition, goal setting and motivation, training and racing techniques, etc.


  • Educational and motivational presentations from established & aspiring Olympians & elite athletes


  • Testing available at a supplement: Performance Physiology Testing including Maximum Oxygen Uptake Analysis (VO2max), Lactate Threshold Analysis, Resting Metabolic Rate Analysis, Body Composition, Nutrition Consulting


  • Day at SeaWorld Aquatica


  • Recreational activities and games such as kayaking/canoeing, relay races, team competitions, movies, swimming, picnics, scavenger hunts, campfires, talent shows, etc.



The cabins at Lake Louisa accommodate up to six people (5 athletes and 1 counselor/coach) and have two bedrooms, two baths, full kitchen (with appliances) and dining/living room. Dishes, pots and pans, silverware, linens, towels, picnic tables and rockers on the porch are also provided.


Check in for camp is at 3:00pm on Sunday, July 24 at Lake Louisa State Park

Check out and pick up is at 5:00pm Friday, July 29

at The National Training Center

What should I bring?


  • 2 Pairs of Running Shoes

  • Running Clothes

  • Towel or Yoga Mat for outdoor exercises

  • Sweatshirt & Sweatpants (Can be cool indoors)

  • Bath/Beach Towels

  • Swimsuit

  • Casual Clothes & Shoes

  • Foam Roller (If you have one)

  • Personal Toiletries

  • Laundry Soap to wash out running clothes in the sink

  • Fan (optional)

  • Insect Repellant

  • Spending Money for snacks, smoothies, etc.

  • The Co-Pay Amount for your Insurance in the event you need medical attention (Mandatory). Your co-pay should be a check made out to “South Lake Hospital” cash or a credit/debit card.

ALLERGIC TO BEE STINGS? You MUST bring your own EPI-PEN if you are allergic to stings.

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