July 5-9, 2023


To be the best running camp in the nation by helping all runners have a fun and healthy experience with the sport of running.

To teach all aspects of running, leadership, team building, positive mental, emotional, and physical skills.

Roanoke College

Team & Individual Camp

NCAA Coaches

July 5-9, 2023

All Athletes and Teams of all abilities in 7th-12th grade are welcome!

Free Time Activities: Kayaking, Swimming, Climbing, hiking, ultimate, spike ball, cornhole, ice cream, smoothies!

Interested in becoming a member of the staff? Applications due May 1st, 2022.

ECE works with collegiate runners/coaches, current or former professional runners, physiologists, professors. Click here to apply.

Key Information

  • New to Virginia with over 25 years of experience nationwide!

  • Information that enhances coach/athlete relationships

  • Beautiful Dining Hall, Excellent Food

  • State of the Art Housing, Facilities and awesome training routes!

  • Form Analysis, Physiology, Mental Strategies & Biomechanics

  • Injury & Nutritional strategies

  • Open for 7th to 12th grade

  • NCAA Division 1, 2, and 3 College Coaches

  • Lifetime Friendships

Camp Features

  • All runs are on World Class Trails, safe roads, or excellent track facilities!

  • On-site at prestigious Roanoke College!

  • Lakes, rivers, and forests every day!

  • Welcoming runners from beginners to state champions all over the country.

Daily Schedule

Check-in Day: July 5th, 2023

2:00-4:00 Registration: Cregger Center

287 High St, Roanoke, VA 24153

4:00pm Meet Other Campers

4:300pm Warm-Run & Form Analysis

5:30pm Supper

6:30pm Meet Staff, then meet other Campers

7:30pm Highlighted Camp Speaker & Camp Games.

Normal Day

7:30 Rise and get ready for breakfast

8:00 Breakfast

9:00 Biomechanics, warm-up, & workout

12:00 Lunch and Camp Games

2:00 Warm-up, Dynamics, Choice of Running or Hiking

5:00 Dinner

7:00 Team Building, Games, Motivational Speakers

8:30 Snack Time

9:15 Dorm Activities and Get to Know Campers from other teams

Check-out Day: July 9th

8:00am Breakfast, Camp t-shirts, Camp Photos,

Final Prep for Final Workout

9:30am Warm-up

10:00am Final workout, Open to families/coaches of campers

11:00am Closing Ceremonies

Awesome Trails, Speakers, Facilities, Games, Adventures!!!

Learn from NCAA Coaches, Professional Runners. Learn from coaches who have set NCAA and International records, and coached professional runners. Learn from biomechanics specialists, physiologist!

Plenty of social time, fun, adventures, team activities and individual activities!

What to Bring

Clothing List:

  • 5-7 T-Shirts

  • 1 Long Sleeved Shirts

  • 5 Pair of Underwear

  • 5 Pair of Socks

  • 5 Pair of Running Shorts

  • 2 Pair of Non-Running Shorts

  • 1 Pair of Pants/Jeans

  • Swimsuit

  • Umbrella, Poncho, or Rain Gear

  • Warm-up Sweats (top & bottom)

  • 2-3 Pair of Running Shoes

  • Sandals/crocks with a heal strap (no flip flops)

Personal Articles:

  • Comb/Brush

  • Toothbrush/Toothpaste

  • Washcloth

  • Bath Towel

  • Soap/Shampoo

  • Deodorant

  • Water Bottle

  • $30 for snacks

  • $ for extra swag

  • Mesh Bag for Dirty Clothes

  • Notebook, Pen/Pencil

  • Books, Cards, Games


  • 1 set of standard twin sheets

  • Sleeping bag used as a blanket

  • 1 pillow and pillow case

Not Allowed At Camp:

  • Cell phones (see below)

  • Radios/Stereos/IPod/Video Games

  • Gum/Candy/Soda

  • Bikes

  • Clothing with inappropriate images/weapons/swearing

  • Glass Bottles/Knives

  • Running Spikes

  • Flip Flops (can cause hip, knee, and lower leg injuries)

  • Cell Phones are not allowed at camp. The goal is to engage campers with the curriculum, to eliminate a liability with communication with non-camper peers or strangers that may attempt to visit a youth camp. To have the best experience possible, we are asking that all cell phones are turned in to counselors at check-in. Parents will have access to call camp for emergencies or to give information regarding pick-up.