Flying Frog 1st Trail Camp and Skills

Aug 09, 2019 at 6:00 AM

Flying Frog 1st Trail Camp and Skills

WA 542

Deming WA, 98244

USA

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Entry Fee $480
(Lowest or Early Registration)

Entry Fee 2 $480
(Highest or Late Registration)

Prize Money: no

Distance(s):

Type: Running Camp

Participant Limit: 14

Starting Elevation: 4000

High Point: 5500

Percent of the course on un-paved trails: 100%

First Year of the Event: 2019

Description:

Flying Frog 1st Trail and Skills Camp. Welcome to Mt. Baker Wilderness Washington, where you will you be surrounded by mountains and great trails to learn and practice your trail running skills.

Our mission is to up your running game with building confidence through making and keeping running fun.
This camp is geared towards the running enthusiast new to trail running or who wants to improve their skills. Through mileage, better technique and even learning to run at altitude. Our program has enough flexibility that everyone capable of running six miles will gain what they are seeking from the camp.

We will be staying at the Mountaineers lodge “DORM STYLE” Just a short walk or drive to the trail head.
August 8-11 2019
$480.00 Per Person
Includes coaching and a SWEET goodie bag
4 nights lodging with 3 breakfasts and 2 dinners
thierryw203@gmail.com
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TRAIL RUNS
Runs will vary in distance depending on abilities and interests.
Beginners group will run anywhere from 5 – 10 miles per day faster and more experienced up to 15 miles.
All of our morning runs start as one group at the same trail, with the faster group running longer up to 15 miles, while slower runners do a shorter variation.
Each morning run will focus on a different trail-running skill, with coaches providing on-the-fly feedback to ensure guests have the best experience on the trails.
All runners are able to go at their own pace always accompanied by a Guide or Coach. No one will be on their own.
The retreat is best suited to those with the fitness level to be able to run at least six miles continuously on roads. Previous trail running experience is not required.

WORKSHOPS
Will be from three to four hour each day during the camp, focusing on a different skills.

Skills that you will learn:
How to ascend long climbs and short, steep trail sections
How to descend safely and without “frying” your leg muscles
How to adeptly navigate technical (rocky, rooty, challenging) terrain
When going from roads to trails, how to alter pacing, cadence and breathing, especially the higher altitude. We will be at 5000 ft.
How to fuel and hydrate yourself before, during, and after runs
How to recover optimally on your rest days in order to maintain high training quality.
How to train for your next trail race while keeping running playful and fun with avoiding burnout.
What gear is best for different terrains, distances, and weather conditions.

Details of Camp and Rates
Arrive at the camp the day before. Thursday to settle in and greet and meet fellow runners and coaches

What is included, 4 nights at the Mountaineers Lodge (DORM STYLE)
Breakfast and dinner included for Friday and Saturday/ Sunday is breakfast only.
(please note the lodge is run by volunteers and we are asked to help with food prep and light cleaning duties)
3 day camp with 2 coaches/leaders per group.
We are excited that our Sponsors will be providing”
Salomon has offered trail shoes to each participants to keep.
Hammer Nutrition will provide energy bars, electrolytes and gels.

Cost per person $480.00

Not included:
Transportation to camp
Lunch, personal snacks and beverages.
National Forest Parking Permit $5.00 per day
Can be purchase on line https://www.fs.usda.gov/main/mbs/passes-permits

Equipment list:
Bring personal trail shoes
Sun cap and warm hat
Short sleeve and long sleeve tech tee (non cotton)
Running shorts and light tights
Light waterproof running jacket
Personal First Aid kit for blisters and minor scrapes and whistle.
Sunglasses
Bug spray
Sunscreen
Hydration running pack that will carry at least 30 oz of fluids, personal gear, ie snacks/gels running jacket and personal first aid kit including space blanket.
Running poles can be helpful on long climbs. (Optional)
Camera

At the lodge recommended
Comfy pants/shorts, top and fleece. You will be at altitude and weather
can change so bring something for cooler weather.
Supply your own sleeping bag/pillow, towels and toiletries.
Earplugs
Extra food, snacks and beverages. There are 2 stores on the way up to camp one in Maple Falls 45 mins and one Glacier 30 mins.
Recovery foam roller. Pro-Tec as a great travel roller.

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Event Dates

Held on Aug 09, 2019

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