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Hone Quarry

This run winds through the George Washington National Forest, passes a mountain lake, and on through the woods on a dirt/ gravel road. Flat, uphill, rolling, this run provides a variety of terrain. It is an out and back run.

Bear Trap

This run is in the National Forest and has a rolling terrain on a dirt/gravel fire road. It is an out and back run.

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North River Gorge 

Mostly flat run along the North River. This is a trail run and also crosses the river. It is mostly shaded and has some great river views

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Blue Hole

This run is on a gravel road that finishes on an asphalt road. The run starts with a gradual uphill then down and finishes on the flat. It is in the National Forest and much of it is shaded. Point to point run.

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Reddish Knob

 The “challenge run” as it is all uphill but you can’t beat the view at the top. At about 4000 feet it is one of the taller mountains in the area. You run 5 miles, 4 miles or 3 miles and 2.5 downhill to the bus parking.

 

Why run it - because you can! #KillTheHill

 

camp schedule

Sunday

 

1:00 – 3:00pm          Camper Registration: EMU - University Commons
4:00pm                     Meet in your designated location for a brief workout

6:00-7:00pm             Dinner
6:30-7:45pm             Free time for campers
7:45pm                     Welcome Session in Lehman Auditorium
10:30pm                   In your own dorm room
10:45pm                   In your own room – dorm counselors will be doing a room check
11:00pm                   Lights out

 

Monday


6:15am                      Wake Up
6:30am                      Meet on track for morning run
8:00-9:00am              Breakfast

8:30-10:00am            Free time for campers (Gait Analysis - Q&A on shoes also – East Dining Room)
10:00am                    Morning Session in Lehman Auditorium for entire camp
12:00-1:00pm            Lunch 
1:15-2:15pm              Team Challenge
2:30pm                      Distance Groups Meet on Quad for run
6:00-7:00pm              Dinner 
6:30-8:00pm              Free Time
7:00-7:30pm              Domino Pizza Order: In front of University Commons
8:00pm                      Evening Session Lehman Auditorium for entire camp
9:30-10:30pm            Free Time
10:30pm                    In your own dorm room
10:45pm                    In your own room – dorm counselors will be doing a room check
11:00pm                    Lights out

 

Tuesday


6:15am                        Wake Up
6:30-7:30am                Meet on track for morning run
8:00-9:00am                Breakfast 

8:30-10:00am              Free time for campers (Gait Analysis - Q&A on shoes also – East Dining Room)
10:00am                      Morning Session Lehman Auditorium for entire camp
10:30am                      Mini Sessions 
12:00-1:00pm              Lunch 

2:00pm                        Meet on Quad for afternoon run
6:00-7:00pm                Dinner 

7:00-7:15pm                Domino Pizza Order: In front of University Commons
7:15-8:00pm                Team Challenge
8:15pm                        Evening Session Lehman Auditorium for entire camp
9:30-10:30pm              Free Time
10:30pm                      In your own dorm room
10:45pm                      In your own room – dorm counselors will be doing a room check
11:00pm                      Lights outs

 

Wednesday


6:15am                         Wake Up
6:30-7:30am                 Meet on track for morning run
8:00-9:00am                 Breakfast 

8:30-10:00am               Free time for campers (Gait Analysis - Q&A on shoes also – East Dining Room)
10:00am                       Morning Session Lehman Auditorium for entire camp
12:00-1:00pm               Lunch 
1:30-3:00pm                 Team Challenge
3:30-4:15pm                 Dorm Clean Up
4:15pm                         Afternoon Session Lehman Auditorium for entire camp
4:30pm                         Mini Sessions 
6:00-7:00pm                 Dinner 
6:30-8:00pm                 Free Time
7:00-7:30pm                 Domino Pizza Order: In front of University Commons
8:00pm                         Evening Session Lehman Auditorium for entire camp
9:30-10:30pm               Free Time
10:30pm                       In your own dorm room
10:45pm                       In your own room – dorm counselors will be doing a room check
11:00pm                       Lights out

 

Thursday


6:15am                         Wake Up
6:30-7:30am                 Meet on track for morning run
8:00-9:00am                 Breakfast

8:30-10:00am               Free time for campers (Gait Analysis - Q&A on shoes also – East Dining Room)

10:00am                       Morning Session Lehman Auditorium for entire camp
10:30am                       Mini Sessions 
12:00-1:00pm               Lunch 
1:15-2:15pm                 Team Challenge
2:30pm                         Meet on Quad for afternoon run
6:00-7:00pm                 Dinner 
6:30-8:00pm                 Free Time
7:00-7:30pm                 Domino Pizza Order: In front of University Commons
8:00-9:00pm                 Evening Session Lehman Auditorium for entire camp
9:00-10:00pm               BRRC’s Got Talent: Lehman Auditorium for entire camp
11:00pm                       In your own dorm room
11:30pm                       In your own room – dorm counselors will be doing a room check
11:45pm                       Lights out

 

Friday


6:15am                         Wake Up
6:30am                         Meet on track for morning run
7:00-8:00am                 Breakfast
8:15-9:30am                 Checkout process
10:00am                       Lehman Auditorium – Closing Ceremonies
11:00am                       Camp Ends

 

What should I bring?

  • Physical: You need to bring a copy of your most current physical. 

    • You can use the VHSL form.

    • The physical date must be within one calendar year of camp.

    • Make sure it is a copy; keep the original for your school.  

  • Medications: If your child will have any medication (prescription or over the counter) with them at camp, you must fill out the medication form provided. 

    • This should be sent with your child to camp on Sunday during registration.

    • These will remain on file with our Athletic trainers.

    • We will have three licensed athletic trainers on campus throughout the week. 

    • If there are any medical needs for your camper and you would like to speak with a trainer, trainers will be available during check-in on Sunday to talk with parents.

  • Room Keys and Swipe Cards will be provided.

    • Bring $70.00 for a key & swipe card deposit, which will be refunded to you when you turn your key in at the end of the week.

    • You may pay with either cash or check.

    • Checks need to be made separate from registration money and are to be made out to EMU.

  • Bedding: sheets for a twin bed, blanket, and pillow

  • Shower items: at least two towels, shampoo, soap, washcloth

  • Running outfits (you will workout twice a day)

  • At least two pairs of broken in running shoes and plenty of socks 

  • Speed camp participants bring spikes and/or jump shoes

  • Jacket, sweatshirt, rain gear 

  • Casual clothes and shoes

  • Sleepwear 

  • Water bottle and drawstring bag to carry around belongings (make sure they are labeled). 

  • Personal items: sunscreen, toothbrush, toothpaste, etc.

  • You may bring snacks and drinks that you can leave in your room or place in the lounge refrigerators.

    • If you use these refrigerators, make sure to label all of your items.   

  • Spending money is needed if you wish to shop in the camp store or take advantage of the pizza delivery services available each night. 

    • A camp T-shirt, water bottle and a few other items are included in your fee along. Other shirts, shorts, hats, books, etc. will be available for sale at the camp store, most items range from $10.00 to $50.00.

    • A privately owned running store in Virginia (Lucky Road) will be at camp all week.

      • They will have many running apparel items as well as shoes for sale.

      • They take cash, check, or credit card.

  • A coin operated laundry facility; snack area, rec room, track, and other recreational facilities will be available.

 

2021 Camp Spirit Days 

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tropical tuesday
wacky sock wednesday
twinning thursday
future friday
 

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cAMP lOCATION

 

Blue Ridge Running Camp is located on the campus of Eastern Mennonite University. 

 

Check-In on Sunday will be held in the

University Commons building:

1200 Park Road

Harrisonburg, VA 22801

For more information about the school, visit Eastern Mennonite University on the web at: http://www.emu.edu/

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