REGISTRATION WILL BE OPEN BEGINNING JANUARY 1, 2019
The Seattle Pacific Track & Field/Cross Country staff would like to invite you to the 2019 Falcon Running Camp!
$425 from January 1 - January 31
$450 from February 1 - April 30
$475 from May 1 - July 17
At Falcon Running Camp, you’ll have two formal training sessions each day. Your morning run is a special time of camaraderie; your afternoon session focuses on techniques and racing strategy. In the daily teaching and discussion sessions, you’ll learn about schedule building, mental and physical preparation, injury prevention, nutrition, strength and flexibility training, motivation, cross-training, and race preparation.
Open to runners entering grades 9-12. Middle schools aged campers (grades 7-8) are welcome, but note that this camp is geared towards high school runners.
We look forward to having you join us for Falcon Running Camp this summer!
Multiple Sibling Discount: For any families registering 2+ campers for any single week of youth camp
*Discount ONLY applies if siblings are attending the same camp, during the same week. No crossover between sports and/or weeks of camp.
**Campers entering grades 9-12 in Fall 2019 are NOT eligible for any discount. They can count as the first full-price camper, but cannot receive any discount for camp registration. If you are only registering campers entering grades 9-12, this discount is not available.
***Discounts MUST be applied during the registration process. Discounts CANNOT be applied once a registration is complete.
To receive the code for this discount, please email SPU Athletics Camp Administrator, Madi Velling, at email@example.com
Registration & Fees:
Camp fee includes housing, meals, and a camp dri-fit t-shirt.
Registration is open until Thursday, July 17th @ 11:30pm PST
Housing & Meals:
Campers are housed in dorm-style facilities with either two-person rooms or team-space options. Additional upgraded housing facilities have recently been added.
Your meals are served in a separate dining facility. The food, expertly prepared, not only is delicious but also provides you with the fuel you’ll need to excel during the week.
Chris Reed - SPU Assistant Coach (specializes in distance) and director of Falcon Running Camp. He is a former distance standout at Western Oregon University and has coached several All-Americans during his 4 years at SPU.
Doris Heritage- Two-time Olympian, a five-time world champion, and a former Olympic coach. A longtime member of the SPU cross country coaching staff, she is a Falcon Running Camp co-founder.
Karl Lerum - Director of SPU’s cross country and track and field programs, and 13-time GNAC Coach of the Year.
Audra Smith - SPU Assistant Coach (specializes in strengths/conditioning & speed-power events). She was member of the coaching staff that led the University of Washington women to a runner-up finish at the 2011 NCAA Cross Country Championships, and helped the SPU Women's Indoor team to a 2017 GNAC Title.
Pat Tyson - Gonzaga University’s head cross country and track and field coach, a legendary high school cross country coach, and a member of the University of Oregon’s 1971 NCAA Cross Country Championship team.
Brittany Aanstad - Former NCAA Champion while a student-athlete at Seattle Pacific. She now coaches at Central Washington University.
Dr. Tom Cotner - Elite team coach of the Pacific Northwest's largest running club, Club Northwest.
Dr. Brent Ruby - University of Montana professor of exercise physiology and an SPU Alumni. He has been attending Falcon Running camp for over 20 years and is passionate about elite endurance athletes.
Lisa Cyra - our INCREDIBLE camp chef! She has redefined the term "camp food" and turned it on its head. Nutritious, enriching, and best of all, absolutely delicious!
Additionally, several of the best high school coaches in the Northwest join us on our camp staff. There is no shortage of knowledge, experience, and enthusiasm brought forth by these wonderful folks.
What to Bring:
Campers are asked to bring a sleeping bag, pillow, at least one pair of running shoes (preferably more), a towel, toiletries, six days of clothing, water bottle, sunscreen, warm jacket, writing materials, healthy snacks, and additional spending money.
During camp, we will be offering Falcon Running Camp merchandise for sale. The designs are slick (We will be offering new colors this year!) and will forever remind campers of the awesome time they had at FRC!
Hoodies - $40
Crew-neck Sweatshirts - $30
T-shirts - $20
Northbound: Exit off I-5 at Highway 525 West (exit #182). Cross the sound on the Mukilteo Ferry. Travel North 22 miles on Highway 525. Turn left at sign for Fort Casey State Park. Continue past Keystone Ferry until you see Camp Casey Conference Center sign.
Southbound: Exit off I-5 at the Anacortes/ Whidbey Island exit (#230) and continue through Oak Harbor to Coupeville. At the pedestrian overpass and traffic light, turn south (right) on South Main. Follow signs to Fort Casey State Park. You will arrive at Camp Casey Conference Center before reaching the state park.
Campers are responsible for transporting themselves to Camp Casey.
Those coming from SeaTac can take the Whidbey Island Shuttle to Coupeville.
Contact Camp Director Chris Reed to arrange details regarding pick-up/drop-off to and from Coupeville.
All of our camps and clinics are open to any and all entrants (limited only by number, age, and/or grade level).