2016 FRA England Fell & Mountain 14-16 Development Camp
13th March 2016, 10:00 – 16:00
Sedbergh School

This year’s pre-season junior development camp will be held on Sunday March 13th at Sedbergh School from 10:00 until 16:00.

This camp is aimed at establishing the building blocks of future high performance by building skills and knowledge amongst junior runners and coaches. It is intended to enjoyable, stimulating & interesting with the day being delivered by a team of experienced coaches, physiotherapists and sports scientists as well as inputs & insights from elite athletes.

As those who may attend are likely to have raced at the Inter-Counties cross country championships in Birmingham, it is intended that this will be more an educational than training camp. Topics will include injury prevention, recovery strategies, training & race planning, performance psychology and running technique as well as highlighting the pathways and opportunities to competing as a junior International in mountain running in 2016.

There is no intention of doing a training session however there may be some drill work & stretching during the day that athletes will be expected to participate in.

There will be nominal fee of £10 for attendance, this does not include lunch.

To attend, athletes must be between 14 -16 and intend racing in the FRA U16 age group.

Athletes should have demonstrated ability by being:
- Placed in the top 10 in any FRA English Championship race.
- Placed consistently in BOFRA races.
- Reached County level at cross country.
- Running fast times on the track or road.
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Any further questions or to apply for a place please use the relevant application form available from here or me, Duncan Richards at Duncan.richards@btconnect.com

Application form