Campers can choose from all disciplines: throw (shot put,hammer, discus, javelin) sprints, hurdles, middle distance (including steeplechase), and jumps (high jump, long jump, triple jump, pole vault).
Equipment - Each camper should wear comfortable work-out clothing for each camp session. Additionally, campers should bring their own event shoes or spikes. Please be sure to properly mark your equipment, so that it can be easily identified.
Note: For liabiltiy reasons, pole vaulters must bring their own poles.
Check-in: Wednesday between 9:30-11:30 a.m. Address is 271 Union Street, Hillsdale, MI 49242.
Check-out: Saturday at 12:00 p.m. from the dorms.
24-hour supervision is an important feature of every NIKE Running Camp. Staff members reside in campers’ quarters and participate in all activities.
Players Grouped by: age, ability and event
Evaluation: by coaching staff
Facility: Hillsdale College Track complex
Dorm: assigned at check in
Campers Per Room: 2
Roommates: guaranteed if requested 14 days prior to camp and within limits of the room
Bathrooms: on every floor
Linens: not provided
Air Conditioning: no, fan recommended
Key Deposit: $25 – check made out to US Sports
Spending Money: $40
Medical Facility: athletic trainer is on-site
Closest Airport: Capital Region International Airport- Lansing, MI
Transportation: not provided
Campers work out at one of two Olympic-Caliber facilities. Indoors, they train at the Biermann Center- which boasts the World’s Widest Indoor 200m Track and the same Mondo surface that was used in the 2012 London Olympic Games. Outdoors, they train at the Herrick Track- which features the same Mondo surface that was used in the 2000 Sydney/2004 Athens Olympic Games.
Sample Daily Schedule
- 8:00am Wake-up
- 8:30am Breakfast
- 9:30am Morning training session
- 12:00pm Lunch
- 2:00pm Lecture
- 3:00pm Afternoon training session
- 5:00pm Dinner
- 7:00pm Group Activity