KY Elite Distance Running Camp

Wed July 22 - Sat July 25 Somerset, KY 42503 US Directions
Varsity Elite

Varsity Elite
Offered for the first time in South Central Kentucky, this expertly-designed camp is for the elite varsity runner who is self-motivated to run faster and become a leader.  For an invitation to the camp, athletes must complete the application on the following screens.  Selected athletes will participate in the high school camp on July 22 and 23, help provide instruction and inspiration during the middle school and elementary camp on July 24, before finishing on July 25 with personalized, one-on-one instruction in: developing a training plan, running form and foot strike, strength and flexibility, injury prevention and shoe selection, nutrition and hydration, setting effective goals, and selecting the college that's best for you. 


Helping make this Elite-level camp an excellent resource for athletes will be several Experts in nutrition, psychology, physical therapy, medicine, and running who will spend one-on-one time with each athlete.  We will be selecting 20 athletes to participate in this Elite section, based on PR's in 5K, 3200m, and 1600m distances, as well as average weekly mileage over the last year, and finally, the expressed desire of the athlete to constantly learn and improve as evidenced by a Letter of Recommendation from their coach and written answers by the applicant.  Qualifying standards are:



PR Minimums

5K - 20:30

3200m - 12:00

1600m - 5:40

Average weekly mileage minimum -  30



PR Minimums

5K - 17:45

3200m - 11:00

1600m - 4:50

Average weekly mileage minimum - 35

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