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July 2018

BMore Elite Overnight Distance Camp

07/16/2018 - 07/19/2018 ~ Monday - Thursday Registration Ends: 07/16/2018$525.00 | Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, MD 21218


The Bmore Elite Distance Camp is a unique camp that combines a fun and energetic experience with a serious approach to becoming an elite distance runner.


Rather than simply playing games and running, the camp will teach the many facets of what it takes to maximize one's potential for those looking to compete as distance runners at the collegiate level. The camp will consist of numerous activities, a tubing trip down the Gunpowder River, and a wide variety of training sessions at various parks and within the facilities of Johns Hopkins University.


Other sessions will include but are not limited to core training sessions, physiology classes on distance training principles, proper aqua jogging instruction, plyo circuits, weight training for distance runners, as well as a gait analysis by physical therapist Josh Billings.


This Session limited to the first 50 participants!




$475.00 - early registration (before March 1st, 2018)
$525.00 - after March 1st, 2018


Includes: 3 nights, 4 days camp registration, housing, all meals, transportation, tubing costs, gait analysis, & camp t-shirt.



2018 Tentative Schedule

Monday, July 16th

09:00am - 10:00am - Arrival at Johns Hopkins University, Check into dorm at McCoy (34th street between N. Charles and St. Paul ----see map)
10:15 - 10:45 - Introduction of instructors, campers, camp counselors, and overview of camp at Newton White Athletic Center's Goldfarb Gymnasium
10:45am - 12:00pm - Weight Room Introduction and workout #1
12:00pm - 01:00pm - Lunch at Nolan's Caf
01:15pm - 02:15pm - Classroom session - Physiology of Energy Systems in Distance Running presented by Head Coach Bobby Van Allen (Evans Meeting Room - 3rd Floor Recreation Center)
02:30pm - 03:00pm - Dynamic Core routine Introduction - Auxiliary Gymnasium
03:00pm - 03:45pm - Pool Workout #1 - (Bring Swimsuit and Towel)
04:00pm - 05:00pm - Afternoon Practice session - if cool enough, we will attempt to do a short run outside. We will introduce proper warmups and stretching and then do a short run around campus and through trails
05:00pm - 06:00pm - On own
06:00pm - 07:00pm - Dinner at Nolan's Caf
07:00pm - 09:00pm - Night Activity with camp counselors
09:00pm - 11:00pm - on own in dorms



Tuesday, July 17th
07:00am to 08:00am - Breakfast at Nolan's Caf
08:30am to 09:30am - Pool Workout #2 (Bring Swimsuit and Towel)
09:30am to 03:00pm - Gait Analysis with physical therapist Josh Billings. Each camper will have an assigned time block during this time period in which they will report to the Recreation Center Cardio room treadmills ready to run on a treadmill to have their gait video'd and analyzed.
09:30am to 03:00pm - Optional Meetings with Coaches Van Allen, Lewnes, Horst, and Jackson
09:30am to 10:15am - Optional Morning runs
10:00am - 11:00am - Tour of Campus by counselors (Black Team)
12:00pm - 01:00pm - Lunch
01:00pm - 02:00pm - Tour of Campus by counselors (Blue Team)
02:00pm - 03:00pm - Classroom Session with Head Coach Amy Horst - Nutrition for Distance runners and functional strength presentation (Evans Meeting Room - 3rd Floor Recreation Center)
03:00pm -Depart for Lake Roland Park Trail - distance run through Lake Roland Park off of Falls Rd. including hill sprints.
06:00pm - 07:00pm - Dinner at Nolan's Caf
07:00pm - 09:00pm - Night Activities with camp counselors
09:00pm -11:00pm - On own



Wednesday, July 18th
07:00am - 08:00am - Breakfast at Nolan's Caf
08:30am - 09:15am - Optional morning run from McCoy Hall with Counselors
9:30am - 11:00am - Yoga for runners. - Goldfarb Gymnasium
11:00am - 12:00pm - Ultimate Frisbee and Field Games on Baseball Field
12:00pm - 01:00pm - Lunch at Nolan's Caf
01:30pm - 02:30pm - Classroom session - Racing Tactics (videos included), College Recruitment process, and other topics (Evans Meeting Room - 3rd Floor Recreation Center)
03:00pm - 05:30pm - Workout session at Druid Hill Park
06:00pm - 07:00pm - Dinner at Nolan's
07:00pm - 07:30pm - Presentation on Massage Therapy by Sports Masseuse Jim Earely (massages available afterwards for $10.00)
07:30pm - 09:00pm - Night Activities with camp counselors
09:00pm - 11:00pm - On own



Thursday, July 19th
07:00pm - 08:00pm - Breakfast at Nolan's Caf
08:30am - 09:30am - Pool Workout #2
09:45am - 10:30am - Dynamic Core routine #2 and Plyos
10:45am - 11:15am - Clean up Dorm Rooms, Pack, Prepare for Tubing Trip
11:30am - 12:00pm - Lunch at Nolan's
12:15pm - Trip to NCR Trail - 1:00pm to 2:15pm - Distance run on trail, 02:15pm - 04:15pm tubing down Gunpowder River. Return to Hopkins between 5:00pm and 5:30 pm for parent pickup and departure from camp. Checkout of rooms/Shower at McCoy is available upon return until 7pm
05:30pm - 07:00pm - Checkout and Farewell



The training runs will vary in location from a trip to the NCR Trail in Gunpowder Park, Patapsco State Park, Druid Hill Park & Lake Montebello, Gilman Trail and the brand new 8 lane Hopkins/Loyola Track & Field facility


Facilities: Brand new state of the art 8 lane Beynon Track & Field Complex, Johns Hopkins Varsity Weight Room, Varsity Pool and Diving well, artificial grass fields for core training sessions and drill circuits.



Notice: BMore Elite has leased or rented facilities from the Johns Hopkins University. However, BMore Elite and any programs operated BMore Elite are not related to or affiliated with the Johns Hopkins University in any way. BMore Elite is an entirely separate legal entity with no connection to the Johns Hopkins University aside from the temporary use of facilities for the specified program.



Please check your email regularly as this is our primary way we communicate. Any additional information that we need to convey as the camp draws closer will be passed on to you via the e-mail address that you supplied when you signed up for camp. Please make it a habit to check your e-mail daily, this will eliminate any confusion and or miscommunication.



McCoy Hall on the Homewood Campus of Johns Hopkins University



All meals included at Nolan's caf on the campus of Johns Hopkins University



McCoy Hall on the Homewood Campus of Johns Hopkins University