Trail running is one of the fastest growing outdoor sports in the country. You will find out why when you experience trail running in the majestic Rocky Mountains! Come and join us for seven days focused on trail running, with expert coaching, interactive group trail runs, workshops on physiological training and mental training, floor or yoga session, video of running form, great food, camaraderie, and more…
Whether you’re a newbie to trail running, or an experienced trail runner, this camp will ignite your natural response to trail running, connecting you with nature and how incredibly alive and joyful this can make you feel. Trail Running has become our passion – the lands belonging to the Arapaho and Ute peoples that we now know as Estes Park is an incredible area for trail running; challenging, inspiring and breathtaking. Miles of trails with choices varying from easy to extremely challenging. This is a runner’s paradise, with over 300 days a year of sunshine, clean clear air, and majestic views pretty much whichever way you look.
This will be the last year for our sell out camps in Colorado – this last year will be 7 days and 6 nights in length, running Monday afternoon through to Sunday morning. Camps include comfortable accommodation for 6 nights, as well as all meals, drinks, camp transport, interactive workshops, and more….
Check out these reviews from our 2021 camps – our survey responses for our camps illustrate how successful we have been:
Overall camp experience – 100% of campers have been very satisfied with their overall camp experience
Helping campers achieve their goals – 90% of campers report that their camp experience was excellent at helping them achieve their goals
A fun experience at camp – 100% of campers report that we were excellent at providing a fun experience at camp
Providing an informative & educational experience – 100% of campers report that we were excellent at providing an informative & educational experience at camp
Value for money – 100% of campers said their camp experience represented excellent value for money
Many runners come with an expectation that trail running will be too hard for them – the reality is that it is challenging; however the mental, and spiritual benefits far outweigh the physical challenges, and it takes us back to a natural environment where we can feel more at home. If you have never been to a Trail Running Camp before and don’t know what to expect, here is a great article written by Diana Norcross after her experience at our April 2011 camp!
Special guest athletes We have been fortunate to have some pretty darn amazing trail runners join us for our camps in previous years. The list of star athletes has included folks like Sage Canaday, Melody Fairchild, Hillary Allen, and Peter Maksimow.
If you’re not sure if one of our trail camps is right for you, we encourage you to reach out and connect with us, and we can offer you our expert guidance for which camp we think will match with your goals, status, and experience. Use this link to connect with us.
These camps are in partnership with ATRA (American Trail Running Association) – the only non-profit corporation to serve the trail and mountain running community. Their mission is to represent and promote trail and mountain running. They offer individual, club, race and corporate memberships – each participant in these camps receives a one year membership of ATRA, including all member benefits, and an annual subscription to both Trail Runner Magazine, and Runners World. We encourage all Trail Runners to become ATRA members!