DURHAM, N.C. - The Duke University cross country and track & field team will hold the annual Duke Running Camp from July 31st to August 4th, 2013. Registration is now open online and will continue through July 19th, or until all spots are filled.
The Duke Running Camp provides campers with an inside look at how the Blue Devils have established themselves as one of the nation's premiere collegiate running programs. The camp focuses on providing instruction in the running events, primarily 800-meters through 5,000-meters and cross country, for boys and girls ages 11-18. Instruction includes running workouts, strength training, form drills, stretching, dynamic warm-up routines, racing strategies, nutrition and sports psychology, with optional instruction in the steeplechase also available. The Duke Running Camp is sponsored by Nike, and all campers will receive a Nike Duke Running Camp t-shirt and a Nike backpack.
Duke head women's cross country coach Kevin Jermyn will once again serve as Camp Director in 2013, while Blue Devil head men's cross country coach Norm Ogilvie and assistant coach Tom Cuffe will also provide instruction. Current Duke runners will serve as camp counselors.
All training activities will take place at Duke University's facilities and running trails. The training facilities at Duke are among the best in the nation with over 30 miles of running trails in the Duke Forest and a great variety of running routes on soft surfaces available. Duke also features the 34,000-capacity Wallace Wade Stadium, one of the top track & field venues in the country and host to the 2000 NCAA Track & Field Championships.
In addition, campers will be able to stay in air-conditioned dorm rooms on Duke's gothic-style West Campus, one of the most beautiful college campuses in the nation. Breakfast and lunch will be served in the main cafeteria (Great Hall) and dinners are catered at the track stadium each evening.
More information can be found at http://www.DukeRunningCamp.com/ and the attached documents. To reserve a place in this summer's camp, please complete the online application asap. The camp fee is $610 for over-night campers and $500 for extended day campers. If you have specific questions about the Duke Running Camp, you can e-mail Coach Jermyn (firstname.lastname@example.org )