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Running    Camp
July  23rd-28th

Check-in: Sunday, July  23rd    @ 3pm

Check-out: Friday, July 28th  @ 4pm

At Running Camp, plan on running!


Workouts may include hill repeats, long run, some strength training and core exercises. We will run on gravel roads, trails, and paved roads. Most runs will be time based to accommodate all fitness levels. Some teaching on nutrition and recovery, injury prevention, and race strategy. Plan on running 15+ miles at this session.

As a part of Activities Camp, designed for 5th-8th graders, campers will spend time training with their registered activity and then come together with the other groups for meals, worship, and teaching.

Dean's Bio: Amy Essex

Amy Essex has been married to Luke Essex for almost 20 years and they have two boys, Colden and Blake. They are members of Ferris Church of Christ. Amy is the Business Manager at Rock Lake Christian Assembly and has been the co-dean of the backpack trip for six years. This year, she is excited to dean Running Camp and share her love of running with others. She ran on the Alma High School track and cross country teams for four years. Amy was a state qualifier four years in track and three years in cross country.  Today, she still enjoys running and continues to compete in local 5ks. In addition, Amy has run two marathons. What she loves about running is that everyone has a chance to compete no matter the ability level, it challenges us to improve ourselves.

a pack list for running camp will be emailed at a later date

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