Nevada Wolf Pack Altitude Cross Country Camp
Boys and girls entering grades 8-12
Cost: $445 (before June 10), $545 (after June 10)
July 14-18, 2013 | Overnight* and Commuter/Day options
Camp sessions will be held at the University of Nevada, Reno and on trails in Reno and surrounding Lake Tahoe.
The Nevada Wolf Pack Altitude Cross Country Camp based at the University of Nevada, Reno is a teaching and training cross country camp that will help you become a better athlete.
Run the incredibly beautiful trails of the Sierra Nevada mountains and enjoy amazing Lake Tahoe while learning the basics of training theory, physiology, nutrition, race strategy and sports psychology. Training each day will be adjusted to each individual's fitness and training level.
Make the most of your camp experience as you:
- Train at 4,500-8,700 feet of altitude.
- Train in and near the Sierra Nevada mountains with at least one session per day on trails.
- Run on the beautiful Lake Tahoe Rim Trail, 2,500 feet above the lake.
- Train at the volume and pace that are right for you.
- Learn from an experienced university coach who is known for individualizing training and developing athletes.
- Gain insights from camp counselors who are collegiate student-athletes and top high school and college coaches.
Camp is open to boys and girls entering grades 8-12 in Fall 2013.
- Dates: July 14-18, 2013, Sunday-Thursday
- Overnight/dorm campers: Sunday, July 14, 1:30-3 p.m.
- Commuter/day campers: Sunday, July 14, 2:15-3 p.m.
- Overnight/dorm campers: Sunday, July 14, 3 p.m. through check out, Thursday, July 18, 11 a.m.-noon
- Commuter/day campers: Sunday, July 14, 3-9 p.m.; Monday and Wednesday, 8:30 a.m.-9 p.m.; Tuesday, 6:15 a.m.-9 p.m.; Thursday, 6:15-11 a.m.
Camp Meals and Overnight* Option
- Overnight/dorm campers: Breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks will be provided to overnight campers beginning with dinner on Sunday and ending with brunch on Thursday. Campers will stay in double-occupancy residence halls on the University of Nevada, Reno campus. A $50 security deposit is required with overnight camp registration.
- Commuter/day campers: Lunch, dinner and snacks will be provided to commuting/day campers beginning with dinner on Sunday and ending with brunch on Thursday.
Kirk Elias Camp Director
Head Cross Country Coach/Assistant Track and Field Coach
Head coach Kirk Elias has more than 30 years of coaching experience, 28 at the Division I level. He has worked at the Division I, II, III, high school and international levels, and is recognized as a coach who takes the time to develop and teach student-athletes.
- Four-time Division I Conference Coach of the Year in cross country.
- Coached one woman to five world championship teams for the USA (three cross country and two track teams).
- Coached two women to sub-9:00 3,000-meter performances -- one of the few coaches in the United States with this record.
- Developed a reputation for individualizing training to maximize the potential of each athlete.