TNC Training Camp, May 15-17!

What are your training and racing goals this year?



I am currently about 3/4 of the way full for camp, so please send me a note if you are interested. If this is any testament to the value of camp: most all of previous year's attendees are returning :).



Last year's awesome crew. To say the least.
Details:

Dates: May 15th-17th

Time: Friday a run in the evening, timed around when individuals can get there. Ending Sunday around 1-2pm or whenever the morning run ends/breakfast is consumed!

What we do: 
4 workouts (Friday night, Saturday AM, Saturday PM, and Sunday morning)

-Get to know each other game Friday night. Promise, it's not an awkward ice-breaker (new game this year! We will save the hat game for Saturday night!... those returning may know why...)


Friday night "hat-game"
-Strength competition


Strength competition last year! Wisconsin-style!
-Learn dynamic stretching routines

-Eat tons of great food


The best shake makers!
May I take your order?
Sunday post-run meal!
Yay, food! Did I mention we run a lot this weekend? And eat a lot? :)
-"Running" themed Jeopardy. Think of your pseudo-name to play. Turd Ferguson is taken, btw. (Did I mention we have fun?) You can bring props or costumes for this.

-Winning prizes for the strength competition and jeopardy! So get your pull-ups and push-ups on, and brush up on all of your running knowledge! These prizes are worth it (thank you Feetures! socks, Generation UCAN, SweatPink shoelaces, and Nutrilite!)!

-I also want to spend time with every athlete during the weekend to talk about their goals, current training, what I might suggest for changes (if any), etc. I am focusing more on education this year. So, bring your training plan! Let me observe your form! Anything that could help you achieve your goals, I am more than happy to spend time on! For some camp participants, that is weight loss. For some, it's that "pie-in-the-sky" running goal. You do not have to be fast to come. We will have campers from 9:30-10:00/mile easy pace to sub 2:40 marathoners. 

The coolest thing? We all work together to push each other. From a coaching perspective, it is so cool to see!

-Lastly: there will likely be other fun games and shenanigans. Because if you are going to beat your body, you may as well have fun afterwards, right? :)


Just for fun, a bonfire.
You know you're interested. Email me. Scholarships are available if finances are a barrier.

See you on the 15th, right? :)   


Nichole Porath

Nichole is a blogger, elite level runner, and coach. She ran professionally for Brooks for two years after qualifying for the 2012 US Olympic Marathon Trials. During that time she founded TNC endurance, where she coaches and motivationally speaks to organizations large and small. This blog details her rise to national-level racing, and continues to follow her as she gets back into racing after starting a family. Read on, friends!

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