EXAMPLE Daily Schedule

Below is an example of a day at the All-American Cross Country Camp. Activities and guest speakers change year to year!

  • 7:10 AM Wake up
  • 7:30 AM Departure to run location (breakfast to-go)
  • 8:30 AM Run
  • 9:30 AM Activity at run site 
    • Hooker Falls Waterfall
    • Sliding Rock Natural Water Slide
    • Sycamore Flats Recreational Area
  • 11:30 AM Lunch
  • 1:45 PM Guest Speaker
    • Sports Psychologist
    • Collegiate & High School All-Americans
    • Professional Runners
    • Sport Nutritionist
    • Yoga Instructor
  • 3:00 PM Teaching Session (Learn by Doing)
    • 'ABC' Technique Drills
    • Hurdle Mobility
    • General Strength Exercises
    • Flexibility Routines
    • Core Strengthening
    • Running Form Film Analysis
    • Goal Setting
  • 4:00 PM Evening Run
  • 5:30 PM Dinner
  • 6:45 PM Evening Activity
    • Camp Dance
    • Ice Cream Social
    • Game Night
    • Talent Show
    • Movie Night
  • 8:30 PM Student Center/Camp Store Open
  • 10:00 PM In rooms
  • 10:30 PM Lights out

Past Guest Speakers

  Miriam Nelson    Miriam Nelson is a physical therapist and owner of The Runner's Mechanic, a physical therapy and gait analysis center focused on runners located in Asheville, NC. She has been in practice since 2000. Miriam specializes in the treatment of running injuries with a background in foot and ankle rehabilitation, foot orthoses fabrication, taping techniques, spine and lumbopelvic neuromuscular reeducation, spinal manipulation, and the biomechanical analysis of running gait. For more information on Miriam, visit  http://www.therunnersmechanic.com

Miriam Nelson

Miriam Nelson is a physical therapist and owner of The Runner's Mechanic, a physical therapy and gait analysis center focused on runners located in Asheville, NC. She has been in practice since 2000. Miriam specializes in the treatment of running injuries with a background in foot and ankle rehabilitation, foot orthoses fabrication, taping techniques, spine and lumbopelvic neuromuscular reeducation, spinal manipulation, and the biomechanical analysis of running gait. For more information on Miriam, visit http://www.therunnersmechanic.com

  Kristen Chang    As a  Registered Dietitian (RDN)  and  Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics (CSSD) based out of Blacksburg, VA, Kristen focuses on helping athletes achieve their athletic goals through proper nutrition. An avid endurance athlete herself, Kristen has a unique understanding of the nutritional demands of the sport of cross country. For more information, visit her website,  www.realfoodforfuel.com/

Kristen Chang

As a Registered Dietitian (RDN) and Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics (CSSD) based out of Blacksburg, VA, Kristen focuses on helping athletes achieve their athletic goals through proper nutrition. An avid endurance athlete herself, Kristen has a unique understanding of the nutritional demands of the sport of cross country. For more information, visit her website, www.realfoodforfuel.com/

  Dr. Robert Swoap   Dr. Robert Swoap is psychology professor at Warren Wilson college in Asheville, NC. He specializes in sport and health psychology. Dr. Swoap has worked with numerous collegiate and professional athletes and teams to assist them in achieving their best performances. For more information on Dr. Swoap, visit his blog,  Inside Elite , at  www.robertswoap.com

Dr. Robert Swoap

Dr. Robert Swoap is psychology professor at Warren Wilson college in Asheville, NC. He specializes in sport and health psychology. Dr. Swoap has worked with numerous collegiate and professional athletes and teams to assist them in achieving their best performances. For more information on Dr. Swoap, visit his blog, Inside Elite, at www.robertswoap.com

  Mikal Peveto , Sr. Director of Futures - adidas Running   Mikal Peveto works on the cutting edge of the running shoe industry, looking at helping runners push their limits through footwear design. Peveto connects the camp to how adidas is working to help them achieve their running goals.

Mikal Peveto , Sr. Director of Futures - adidas Running

Mikal Peveto works on the cutting edge of the running shoe industry, looking at helping runners push their limits through footwear design. Peveto connects the camp to how adidas is working to help them achieve their running goals.