• sucamps@ship.edu
  • (717) 477-1256

July 17 - July 21, 2022

Grades 9-12
Camp Fee:$425.00

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Camp Highlights


Learn about running form and efficiency, flexibility and strength training for distance runners

Professional Staff

Taught by an outstanding staff of coaches and athletes that have been highly successful in the sport.


Preseason conditioning opportunity for individual runners and teams.

Team Work

Excellent opportunity to promote team unity.

Individual Growth

Geared to help beginning and advanced runners.

Have Fun

Enjoy some relaxing time away from the trail.

General Information

What To Bring

<p>Two pairs of running shoes are recommended. A pair of racing flats or spikes may be helpful, and recreational equipment, if desired.</p>

Residential Campers

For all our residential camps, campers will be housed in suite-style residence halls. Amenities include air-conditioning and a bathroom for every two campers. You will need to bring sheets, pillow, pillow case, towels, blankets, and washcloths with you. Washers and dryers are available on each floor in the residence hall and are free to use.

Accessibility Resources

Requests for accommodations, auxiliary aids, or services must be made in writing to the Office of Accessibility Resources at least fifteen (15) days before the camp begins. The Office of Accessibility Resources is located at Shippensburg University, 1871 Old Main Drive, Shippensburg, PA 17257-2299, (717) 477-1364, oar@ship.edu.

Masking Requirements

Please visit raiderrespect.ship.edu for a listing of Shippensburg University's current COVID-19 mitigation protocols. Campers are expected to follow guidelines as posted. Questions? E-mail covid@ship.edu.

Camp Staff

Steve Spence

Steve Spence

Head Coach
Josh Alcombright

Josh Alcombright

Head Coach - Severna Park HS
Mary Dell

Mary Dell

Head Coach - Lower Dauphin HS
Neely Spence Gracey

Neely Spence Gracey

Professional Athlete
Randy Lowe

Randy Lowe

Former Athlete
Britta Manges

Britta Manges

Former Athlete
Matt Samuel

Matt Samuel

Head Coach - Dallas HS
Stephen Schelander

Stephen Schelander

Former Athlete
Phil Wharton

Phil Wharton

Volunteer Assistant Coach
During the camp, a variety of successful college, high school, and club coaches, as well as, college athletes will offer their expertise to make this camp a truly diverse experience.

Camp Schedule

Check In/Check Out
Arrival Day (July 17)
1:30 - 2:30 PM
Check in - outside lawn area near residence hall
Dismissal Day (July21)
4:00 PM
Check out - residence hall lobby
6:45 AM
Wake up
7:15 AM
Breakfast - Reisner Dining Hall
8:30 AM
Guest speaker
9:15 AM
Training session on dirt roads at South Mountain
11:30 AM
Lunch - Reisner Dining Hall
12:30 PM
Quiet hour for rest between training sessions
1:30 PM
Recreation time
2:30 PM
Form analysis and strength training demo
4:00 PM
Pool therapy
4:45 PM
Dinner - Reisner Dining Hall
6:00 PM
Special camp activities
7:00 PM
Cross-training session
9:00 PM
Distance running video highlights
10:00 PM
In residence hall room
10:30 PM
Lights out!
Special Events
Special Guest Speaker
Two mile prediction run and camp dance
Wednesday Afternoon
Lunch, swim, and run at Pine Grove State Park
Wednesday Evening
Movie, pizza party, and prediction run awards
Thursday Morning
long run on the Cumberland Valley Rail Trail

Registration Information

Register Early:Space is limited to facilitate individual attention.

Registrations will be accepted up to one week prior to the start of camp. An administrative fee of $75 will be deducted from all refunds. No refunds will be given after on-campus check-in. Conference Services reserves the right to cancel any camp that has insufficient enrollment up to two weeks before the opening of camp. A full refund will be given if the camp is canceled.

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