Women's running camps 2021

Challenge your body – Inspire your soul – are you ready to fall in love with running?


  • “I am forever grateful for the support and encouragement I received from everyone at this camp. I left with much more confidence then I had when I arrived as well as so much knowledge and motivation. I made some forever friends with this incredible group and can’t wait for next time! Absolutely the most amazing experience!”

    Mary, Florida
  • I left camp with my heart nearly exploding with gratitude and love for all of the strong individuals I met. Not only have I expanded my support group, I came out of this experience with more confidence, education, and inspiration than I could have imagined. I can’t wait to come back to camp again!

    Kateel - Oregon
  • My week long participation in the Active Altitude intermediate women’s running camp was one of the best events in my life where I felt affirmatively supported, improved my running form, ate like a queen to fuel properly, enjoyed leisurely time with the coaches and athletes, and I made life long friends with 7 other running goddesses!

    Liv - New Mexico
  • The Active at Altitude intermediate ladies run camp was a fabulous week of trail running in the Rockies and useful workshops, based around the Lydiard run coaching method. It was a fun group with lots of support and laughter.

    Melanie, France
  • To say that this camp was life-changing might seem hyperbolic but it really was. I learned so much about strength and endurance, what I should be doing to build it, and how to prevent injuries, which will really change my life. I had several epiphany moments in the camp and can’t wait to create a new holistic training plan for running and wellness.

    Robin, MD
  • A camp which helps you achieve an efficient running form – all done with support and kindness and encouragement!

    Sandee, Kansas
  • Terry and Jacqueline identified specific aspects of my running form that I could work on early on in the camp, which allowed me to make significant progress in just a week!
    The supportive atmosphere created by this diverse group of women allowed everyone to take on challenges and try new things

    Margo, Tucson, AZ
  • I learned so much that week of camp: The proper way to do speed drills on the track, how to run tempo runs, hill sprints, and proper strengthening exercises (my favorite activity was running in water). I learned about goal setting and doing positive imagery exercises before runs. All of these lessons made me a stronger runner physically and mentally. But the biggest surprise for me that week was a newfound excitement and energy for running. For many years I was tied to a training schedule, and the only thing I focused on was completing my weekly mileage. Although I love building up mileage and seeing my fitness improve, I was tired of that routine and knew I needed to change my methods.
    Your camp, your knowledge and positive attitude was just what I needed to invigorate my body and soul. I left camp feeling refreshed, inspired, empowered and energized. Terry, your outlook on life, the love you have for the sport, the knowledge you shared, and the positive way you encouraged all of us, was transforming. Learning from you in breathtaking Estes Park and getting to know the other six amazingly strong women that week exceeded my expectations

    Kim, Meridian
  • Terry & Jacqui are amazing coaches. The week was an incredible blend of training, learning about running, making friendships, and personal breakthroughs. Thank you Jacqui & Terry for helping me take my running to the next level

    Hannah, Victoria, Canada
  • This camp has been a fun-with-a-purpose experience. It has challenged me physically & mentally and peeled back some layers to get me in touch with my deeper self. It is the whole experience – physical, mental, emotional, social. Thank you Terry & Jacqueline

    Nancy, IN
  • This camp is so much more than running & training at altitude. It is a safe, happy, comfortable space that allows personal reflection & group encouragement. Active at Altitude is beyond running!

    Gretchen, Boston

2021 marks the 13th year of our series of running and conditioning camps created specifically for adult women. These camps are an incredible opportunity to train and run in one of the best training locations at altitude in the United States, Estes Park, Colorado. Not only do you get to benefit from training and staying at the perfect ‘sweetspot’  that research suggests is the best for maximizing the physiological altitude, you also learn from inspiring and experienced women athletes and expert coaches.

Our camps are perfect for you whether you are an experienced runner and need to rekindle your enthusiasm for running, want to take your running to the next level, or if you are looking to train for your first 10K, half marathon, marathon or beyond – we give you the tools and inspiration you are looking for, and more! Our camps foster long-lasting, healthy lifestyles out of positive thinking, self-acceptance, and joy, inspiring you on every level, physically, mentally, and spiritually. These are extremely popular life changing opportunities, all our women’s running camps sold out in 2020, so we recommend booking early to avoid disappointment!

if you’re not sure which camp 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.

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Women's beginner compact camp
June 8 -12, 2021
This camp is for you if you can already run at least a 5K distance at 12-15 min/mile pace at your home elevation
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Women's beginner full camp
June 21 -26, 2021
This camp is for you if you can already run at least a 5K distance at 12-15 min/mile pace at your home elevation
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Women's advanced camp
July 12 - 18, 2021
This camp is for you for if you can already run 13.1 miles at 10 min/mile pace at your home elevation
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Women's intermediate full camp
August 2 - 7, 2021
This camp is for you if you can already run a 10K at 10 - 12 min/mile at your home elevation

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Women's intermediate compact camp
August 24 - 28, 2021
This camp is for you if you can already run a 10K at 10-12 min/mile pace at your home elevation

How you benefit from attending one of our women’s running camps

learn about how to increase your running economy and efficiency from a before and after video review of your running form

enjoy great food and camaraderie

learn what blocks you create to being the best version of you and how to unlock them

enjoy one to one personal review time with camp coaches

learn about sustainable training and how to include this in your life

learn about the positive running movement® and mental training for performance, experience and life