Category Archives: Running Camps

Coaches, parents, runners – who needs mental game training more?

I’ve seen a lot over my years of coaching youth runners, directing running camps, working with parents and other coaches. I have indeed seen the proverbial good, the bad and the ugly. In almost every case there is no malice or … Continue reading

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Stop the Presses – This will kill you!

As many of you know I have a  hard time joining the bandwagon for fads, poor science and bad research studies/interpretations. Alex Hutchinson writes some pretty good stuff for Runners World. Most recently he wrote about a controversial study that … Continue reading

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Running Camp – Can Adults go Too?

Every summer the popular thing to do if you have children is to find camps to send them to. Camps exist for every taste – from cheer, to leadership, to knitting, to soccer to running. But, what about a break … Continue reading

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Get Mentally Tough this Summer – Virtually!

It’s really coming! A unique live on-line, four-part workshop designed to get you mentally tougher. The series of workshops will be hosted through GoToMeeting and each session will be recorded. Can’t make a session? No worries, it’ll be there for you to … Continue reading

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Fix Fears of Going to Running Camp

Not all youth runners are excited about heading off to running camp. Many parents are faced with a dilemma. They have the good intention to help develop their son or daughter into the best runner they can possibly be. And … Continue reading

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ID on the Run – Yes or No?

Let me start by saying that I don’t like jewelry in general. A watch is as fancy as I get. I don’t like bracelets (so please don’t get me one for Christmas.) I haven’t worn a gold necklace since about … Continue reading

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Arizona Running Camp 2012 – Day 1

After introductions everyone went on an easy 2 mile run. Then it was time for lunch and a little recovery time. Three teams of runners rotated through: Excuse Making 101; You know you’re a runner when…; and the M4PAASS Mental … Continue reading

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