Running Camp

July 29th-August 3rd (Sunday to Friday) *** Fills up fast

Take Advantage of All Camp has to Offer:

  • Daily motivational speakers
  • Former Olympian Andrew Wheating runs with campers
  • Breakout sessions, your choice... core workouts, better ways of stretching, hill running, proper hydration, and so many more
  • Nike apparel is given away everyday
  • Test different Nike Shoes on runs
  • Yoga sessions are optional on Tuesday and Thursday mornings
  • Video analysis of your running form
  • A day of running at Storrs Pond where Dartmouth College trains
View from the mountain at Green Mountain running Camp
Kimball Union Academy in Meriden, NH
Nike Running Camp Promo Picture

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Sample Day:

7:00 am - Morning run (Tuesday and Thursday yoga option)

8:00 -9:00 am - Breakfast

9:00-10:00 am - Announcements/ guest speaker

10:00-11:45 - Breakout sessions (2)

12:00 - 1:00 pm Lunch

1:00 pm - Down time/ video analysis

4:00- 5:30 pm - Run + Strength and Conditioning

5:30 pm - Dinner

6:30 - 7:30 pm - Down time

7:30 - 10:00 - Activities (different everyday! )

10:15 - Floor curfew

10:30 - lights out

What to Bring to Camp:

  • Money for Fleet Feet store and for when you are allowed to go off campus to the Meriden Deli Mart
  • Running clothes for everyday (+some, no one does laundry)
  • Normal clothes
  • Alarm clock
  • Yoga mat if you choose to participate in yoga sessions
  • Girls can bring a cute top for the Nike Ball at the end of camp
  • Your own bed sheets or a sleeping bag
  • Fan for door room
  • You most likely will have a roommate, and you can request someone you know
  • Bars - to eat before morning run since breakfast is later


  • There is not much near campus, you will pass the Meriden Deli Mart/ gas station, sandwiches are really good!
  • Only dinner is served on the day of arrival, and only breakfast is served on the day you leave
  • Parents can go on Nike GMRC Facebook at anytime during the day and see photos of the kids running and enjoying themselves ( *no account necessary
  • There is a day where runners go to Storrs Pond - bring a beach towel or bathing suit (most swim in their running clothes)
  • It's not just about running, but making awesome memories. Last year there was a talent show, denim run (running a 4x400 relay in over sized jeans), Instagram competitions sporting the Nike apparel they give you, scavenger hunts at night, pacing competition, etc.) Winners of course win more Nike apparel!
  • Graduation 5k run on the last day
Cromwell runners at camp
Cromwell runner at camp stretching

Images from Green Mountain Running Camp Facebook page. © GMRC

Cromwell runner at camp doing yoga