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Join us this summer in Portland, Oregon for our 2019 Nike Rose City XC Camp. Experience top-notch coaching, breathtaking views, miles of gorgeous trails while having fun in this great city. Boys and girls, ages 12-18, develop the fundamental skills to becoming successful runners.

Highlights Include
  • Multiple runs around the beautiful trails of Portland
  • Two training runs each day
  • Max Ride to the Oregon Zoo for a graduation run and a Zoo day (incl in camp fee)
  • Low camper to staff ratio
  • Individualize training programs for all levels
  • Informative and inspirational guest speakers
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Camp Coaches

  • Coach Rose City Eric Dettman

    Head Coach Eric Dettman

    Coach Dettman has worked with the Lincoln running programs for the past six years and has taken over as the head coach of the track and field program for the past two years.  During his time at Lincoln, he has coached two State trophy cross country teams, 11 All-State athletes, and one State champion.

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  • Coach Rose City Matt Dettman

    Assistant Coach Matt Dettman

    Coach Dettman has worked with the Lincoln Cluster running program the last two years.  During that time, he’s worked with 6th-8th grade boys and girls and helped them develop the necessary skills to improve their running form and times.

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  • Coach Rose City Ryan Keene

    Assistant Coach Ryan Keene

    Ryan Keene is the current head cross country coach, as well as the head track and field coach at Madison High School. He has coached the Senators since 2017, and in 2018 the girls’ track and field team took 2nd at the PIL district meet while only having 16 female competitors at the meet. 

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Camp Details

Skills learned include proper and efficient running form, strength and body weight workouts, nutrition, life-skills, clinics on mental toughness and the joy of running. Campers as well as lots of fun activities for all. This camp will help your son or daughter develop as a runner while gaining self-confidence and making new friends.

  • Core and weight training exercises on the field or in the weight room everyday
  • 2 runs a day at the Duniway Track, Lincoln Track, and surrounding Portland trails
  • Hill workouts at Terwilliger
  • Evening activities include fun, active games, such as Ultimate Frisbee or soccer
  • Workouts on the track consist of pacing specific workouts.
  • One long run that will follow up with a day at the zoo.
  • Guest speakers each day, topics such as self-confidence, nutrition, what’s new at Nike, and goal setting.
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Session Information

2019 Dates: July 28 - August 1
Check-in: On Sunday between 10:00 am – 11:00 am.
Check-out: On Wednesday at 12:00 pm from the dorms.

Overnight Tuition: Features several instructional sessions per day, three hot meals, and lodging in University residence halls. Fun evening recreation programs are planned!

Ratio: 1:10
Players Grouped by: skill, age, times, and years of experience
Facility: Track and trails

Dorm: TBA
Campers Per Room: 2
Roommates: guaranteed if requested 14 days prior to camp
Bathrooms: shared on floor
Linens: Not provided
Air Conditioning: Yes

Nearest Airport: Portland International Airport
Transportation: Not provided

If five or more campers register together, each camper is eligible for a $30 discount. Please have a team contact reach out directly to the USSC office at 1-800-645-3226 to receive a discount code to identify your group. Campers may then register through the website at their convenience and apply the coupon code during check-out.

Sample Daily Schedule

  • 7:15am Wake up
  • 8:00am Morning run
  • 8:45am Stretching
  • 9:00am Breakfast
  • 10:30am Guest speaker
  • 12:00pm Lunch
  • 1:00pm Free time
  • 2:00pm Guest speaker, trivia, prizes
  • 3:15pm Supplementary sessions
  • 3:45pm Pool & secondary run
  • 5:30pm Dinner
  • 7:30pm Evening activities
  • 10:15pm In rooms, lights out

Facility Marquamtrail Rosecity

Campers stay in the dorms at Portland State University and dine in the school's dining hall.


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    Rose City Running Camp is new for 2019!

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Nike Rose City Cross Country Camp

Eric Dettman, Head Coach
1600 SW Salmon St
Portland, Oregon 97205


Camp Dates & Prices

Programs: Cross Country
Age Group: 12 - 18
Gender: Co-Ed
Extended Day 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. $595.00
Availability: Yes

Overnight $695.00
Availability: Yes

* Please note, times may vary on the first and last day of camp.
For additional camp information and dates call us at 1-800-645-3226 we would be happy to help you.
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