If you are flying in for any of the camps, you will need to contact us and let us know. Keep in mind when you arrange travel that all three camps will start at 3pm on Sunday and end after lunch on Friday.
If you are flying into Denver International for the Northern Colorado camp, the recommended shuttle service is Super Shuttle (www.supershuttle.com). Please keep in mind that it will take two hours from Denver International to Greeley, CO and camp starts at 3pm on July 28th and ends just after lunch on August 2nd.
Running Camp Information/FAQ
Q. Are the Jim Ryun Running Camps residential camps?
A. Yes, though we do have day campers from time to time. Room and board are included in the cost of camp.
Q. Is the Jim Ryun Running Camp a Christian camp?
A. Without a doubt. We believe most complete runners are those who are well rounded physically, mentally and spiritually.
Q. What kind of lecturers does the camp usually have?
A. We will again be joined by Dr. Jack Daniels at both camps, Coach Jay Johnson at the Colorado camp and other great lecturers!
Q. What is the age limit for camp?
A. Our youngest campers must be 13, our oldest can be as old as they want to be. Our camp is usually comprised of high school athletes, median age being 16 years old.
Q. What is the daily routine at camp?
A. The typical day at the Jim Ryun Running Camp is:
9:45-11:15: Morning devotionals, lecture period
12:30-1:30: Flat on Back time (rest time)
1:50-3:15: Afternoon lecture
3:30-4:15: Cross training/second run
4:30-5:30 Ultimate Frisbee
6:15-7:45: Free Time
7:45-8:15: Showers 8:30-9:30: All Camp meeting
10:00: Lights out.
We stay busy, so plan on little down time!
Q. Is the camp more of a training or instructional camp?
A. The purpose of our camp is instructional, but we get a lot of training in as well.
Q. Will there be a pick-up at the airport for campers who are flying to camp?
If you are flying into Denver International for the Northern Colorado camp, the recommended shuttle service is Super Shuttle (www.supershuttle.com). We will be posting shuttle/pick-up info for the other two camps as soon as we have it!
Q. What should a camper bring to camp?
A. Plenty of running gear as well as relaxed summer clothes for meal and lecture times. Sheets, pillows, towels and blankets are provided by both colleges, but campers may consider bringing their own pillows and sleeping bags. We also encourage campers to bring swimsuits as well as notepads and pens for the lecture periods.