2019 Cross Country Camp
The Arkansas Cross Country Camp has many things to offer an individual or team. Located on the campus of the University the camp offers a unique combination of challenging running experiences along with many beneficial learning opportunities on various topics. Campers train in small groups led by collegiate runners on some of their favorite training spots. Campers will have many “learn by doing” opportunities.
July 11 - 13
Who: All Male & Female Athlets 6th Grade & Up
Thursday: Registration → 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Thursday: Session I → 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Friday: Session II → 9:00am - 12:00pm
Friday: Lunch Provided → 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Friday: Session III → 1:00pm - 5:00 pm
Saturday: Session IV → 9:00am - 12:00pm
Saturday: Cross Country Meet → 10:00am - 12:00pm
Saturday: Awards → 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Cost: $300 per Athlete → No Overnight Housing is Provided
* UofA Emplyoee Discount of $50 off price of camp. Contact Us for a code to use during registration.
John McDonnell Field, 10 S. Razorback Road
Home to the most successful program in NCAA his-tory, John McDonnell Field has been transformed into one of the top outdoor track and field facilities in the nation. Named for legendary head coach John McDonnell, the winner of 43 NCAA national champi-onships, the facility is one of only two IAAF Class 1 certified track and field complexes in the U.S. and the first such facility on a collegiate campus.
Each Athlete Will Receive
→ Dynamic warm up and cool down routines that are event specific
→ Small group instruction and video analysis from camp counselors
→ Knowledge of training techniques used by world class athletes
→ An Arkansas Track & Field Camp T-Shirt
→ Many team building opportunities
→ Guest speakers focusing on various relevant topics
What To Bring
Campers should bring running shoes, competition shoes or spikes (if you have them), extra running gear and a water bottle. Most of camp will be conducted outside, so please bring a hat and sunscreen.
Parents & Spectators
You are welcome to stay and watch camp, we ask that you please stay in the stands for your safety and the safety of the campers.
Rick and Megan Elliott joined the Razorbacks track and field and cross country staff in 2014. After, both having competed collegiately for the Razorbacks track and cross country programs. Both Megan and Rick were steeple-chase All-Americans. Since joining the staff Rick and Megan have been a part of 16 SEC titles and 3 National team titles. The Arkansas student-athlete counselors boast numerous All-American Honors. Their knowledge, experience and ability to demonstrate can help you reach your potential.
Inclement Weather Policy
Unfortunately, inclement weather is at times hard to predict and can appear quickly. We are fortunate to have the Randal Tyson Indoor Track facility, to use in instances where weather becomes an issue. We have all the necessary protocols in place to be informed about dangerous weather conditions and will be monitoring the weather throughout camp. We will error on the side of caution to keep our campers and staff safe if a weather situation arises. We have alternative measures in place to ensure camp continues in the case of inclement weather.
There will be a $25 processing fee on all refunds and cancellations. There Is a $20 processing fee for all returned checks. Refunds will only be given for medical reasons when accompanied with a letter from your physician.
For Questions or Additional Information Please Contact
Megan Elliott at 479-445-9168
All camps are open to any and all entrants limited only by number, age, gender or grade.
Participants are not contracting with the University of Arkansas or the State of Arkansas with regard to participating in this camp,
and the University of Arkansas and the State of Arkansas do not run or have any responsibility for the camp.