Memorial Day High-Altitude Ultrarunning Camp May 2017 - SOLD OUT

  • Colorado Springs, CO
  • May 26 - 29, 2017
  • Specialty

Is this camp right for me?

Fitness Level:
? Athletes in this group normally ride at least 3 days per week and feel comfortable riding 3-4 hours or up to 50 miles on a normal day (70 miles on a long day).
Moderate fitness recommended
Skill Level:
? Road: Comfortable riding, want to improve skills like group riding, drafting, descending, cornering. MTB: Ride green trails and some blue singletrack.
Beginner/Intermediate

CTS Coach Jason Koop works with many of the best ultrarunning stars, this is your opportunity to train with Jason and learn the techniques that have helped his athletes excel at the top of the sport!

Join CTS Premiere Coach Jason Koop and John Fitzgerald in Colorado Springs, CO for a high mileage, big vertical trail running camp that you will not forget. Colorado Springs makes an ideal location for high altitude running year round with ideal terrain, weather and location. This camp is a great opportunity for any trail runner to get the season started on the right foot, put in a big block of training and learn tips and techniques from the best coaches in the business. The last day of the camp will be a challenging ~50k run through the beautiful trails in the shadows of the Pikes Peak.

Camp Includes:

  • Included
    Instruction from CTS coaches
  • Complete on-run nutritional support from BonkBreaker and CarbBoom
  • 2 meals
  • Sore quads by the end of the camp
  • You will learn from the best coaches in the industry on how to maximize your training for any upcoming race
  • Learn efficient techniques for uphill, downhill and technical terrain running
  • Learn nutritional strategies you can use on race day
  • Pack in the miles and vertical gain during the camp. You will leave tired, but ultimately stronger for your goals
This camp will be held out of the CTS headquarters location in Colorado. Colorado Springs sits at an elevation of 6,035 feet and is home to Pikes Peak, Garden of the Gods, and some of the best running trails in the nation. During this camp you’ll be running at elevations between 8,000-12,000.

Camp Itinerary

  • Day 1 Check In – Friday

    Noon-6:00 PM

    Camp registration at the CTS headquarters. 6365 Corporate drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80919.
    Go for an easy OYO run if you feel like it.

  • Day 2 – Saturday

    8:00AM meet at Koop’s house

    • A light breakfast with cereals, oatmeal, bagels and coffee will be provided.
    • Athlete and staff intro.

    Depart for run

    • ~15-20 miles, ~3:00-4:00 w/ 3X 10 min tempo intervals.

    Focus

    • Proper tempo intensity.
    • Efficient uphill technique.
    • Downhill clinic at Section 16 downhill.

    Lunch/Afternoon- OYO

    6:00 PM

    • Dinner provided by CTS at Koop’s house.
    • Training topic- ultra endurance nutrition.
  • Day 3 – Sunday

    8:00AM meet at Koop’s house

    •  2110 Hercules Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80906.

    Trail run

    • ~20-25 miles, Intemann trail.

    Focus

    • Steep and technical running.
    • Application of ultra endurance nutrition.
    • One aid station will be provided approximately half way through the day.
  • Day 4 – Monday

    8:00 AM- Meet at Koop’s house

    Trail run

    • 50k+, ~6:00.
    • Mt. Rosa loop.
    • This classic route goes to the top of Mt Rosa, 11,500 feet and features panoramic views of Colorado Springs and Pikes Peak.

    Focus

    • Long run nutritional strategies.
    • Two aid stations will be provided approximately half way through the day.

    Afternoon

    • Clean up and athlete departure

Additional Details & FAQs

REGISTRATION/CANCELLATIONS

A non-refundable $100.00 deposit is due at time of registration. The remaining balance is due 30 days prior to the camp and will be billed automatically. The credit card information used for your deposit will be billed unless otherwise arranged with the CTS accounting department.

Cancellation:

Click to view Cancellation Policy

We recommend you arrive by Friday, May 26, 2017 . Camp registration will be from 12:00-6:00pm Friday, May 26, 2017 . You must provide your own transportation. The conclusion of the camp will be Monday, May 29, 2017.

The Colorado Springs Airport is a 25-minute drive from our office.

Denver International Airport is approximately 90 minutes from Colorado Springs. If you choose to fly in to Denver we suggest you rent a car or take the Colorado Springs Shuttle. http://www.coloradoshuttle.com/

Items to pack for High-Altitude Ultrarunning Camp:

Weather along the Front Range is notorious for changing in an instant. Please keep track of the weather forecast and bring appropriate clothing. This camp is fully supported with Bonk Breaker and Carb Boom nutrition products. If you require something different, please bring it! Be prepared to run unsupported for up to 3 hours. The following items are a sample list of what you will need

  • Trail running shoes (duh)
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Small day bag or drop bag
  • Hydration system (handheld bottles or hydration pack)
  • GPS or training watch
  • Light rain jacket
  • Gloves
  • Long sleeve shirt or arm warmers

Bonk Breaker Nutrition and will provide you with sports nutrition products for use during the camp.

If you have any questions about what to pack or what to look for when purchasing cycling clothing or supplies, please contact us at 866-355-0645 or AthleteServices@trainright.com.

Lodging is not included in the camp price.

Comfort Inn North (walking distance to CTS)
6450 Corporate Drive
1-866-678-6350

Colorado Springs Marriott (1.5 miles from CTS)
5880 Tech Center Drive
1-816- 925-7881
CTS Discount with online booking code: Y0D

Quality Inn and Suites (2 miles from CTS) 555 W. Garden of the Gods Road 1-800-828-4347 Call directly and mention Carmichael Training Systems to get discount rate.

CTS recommends that you purchase a Travelex travel protection plan to help protect you and your camp trip investment.

Consider travel protection for:

  • Trip Cancellation
  • Trip Interruption
  • Emergency Medical Expenses
  • Emergency Evacuation/Repatriation of Remains
  • Trip Delay
  • Baggage & Personal Effects
  • Baggage Delay and more.

TRAVEL ASSISTANCE & CONCIERGE SERVICES*: With a Travelex Travel Protection Plan, emergency assistance and travel services are just a phone call away from virtually anywhere in the world.

For more information on the recommended plans or to enroll, click here to enroll online or contact Travelex Insurance Services at 800-228-9792 and reference location number 06-0245.

Please Note: Trip Cancellation plans are only available to U.S. Residents and/or Citizens.

*Travel Assistance & Concierge Services are provided by the designated provider as listed in the Description of Coverage. This is a brief description of benefits. For a summary of plan details on benefits, coverages, limitations and exclusions, please refer to the applicable Description of Coverage. Travel Insurance is underwritten by Transamerica Casualty Insurance Company, Columbus, Ohio; NAIC #10952. 1308333

  • CTS is an equal opportunity service provider
  • CTS is a permit holder of the Pike National Forest
Memorial Day High-Altitude Ultrarunning Camp May 201

May 26-29,2017
Colorado Springs, CO

Join CTS Premiere Coach Jason Koop and John Fitzgerald in Colorado Springs, CO for a high mileage, big vertical trail running camp that you will not forget. Colorado Springs makes an ideal location for high altitude running year round with ideal terrain, weather and location. This camp is a great opportunity for any trail runner to get the season started on the right foot, put in a big block of training and learn tips and techniques from the best coaches in the business. The last day of the camp will be a challenging ~50k run through the beautiful trails in the shadows of the Pikes Peak.

Benefits
You will learn from the best coaches in the industry on how to maximize your training for any upcoming race
Learn efficient techniques for uphill, downhill and technical terrain running
Learn nutritional strategies you can use on race day
Pack in the miles and vertical gain during the camp. You will leave tired, but ultimately stronger for your goals
Included
Instruction from CTS coaches
Complete on-run nutritional support from BonkBreaker and CarbBoom
2 meals
Sore quads by the end of the camp

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