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Track/Field, XCountry, and Tri-athalon

Summer Distance Running Camp

Daily practice sessions will begin with a large group warmup on the Bayview track followed by a specifically designed distance driven workout. Runners of all abilities are welcome as each workout will be segmented into a variety of ability levels. Athletes will find their place within this camp and will improve their personal fitness levels. Camp Participants Goals: Gain a deeper understanding of proper distance running training; Make training fun and show benefits of group training atmosphere; Improved and Balanced Personal Fitness; Encourage athletes to train and prepare for upcoming sport seasons. The basic training and team building philosophy for these camps is based on current tactics used within both the Waconia Cross Country and Track & Field Distance Teams. If weather does not permit, camp will move indoors to Bayview Gym/Halls.
June 18, 20, 25, 27, July 9, 11, 16 & 18
S-310: Grades 9th-12th (2019-2020) 8:00am-9:30am
S-311: Grades 5th-8th (2019-2020) 9:30am-11:00am
Bayview Track
Fee: $45 * Includes Dri-Fit Tee
Megan Genz - Middle School Coach
Mark Bullis - High School Coach
Minimum: 15 / Maximum: 35
Register By: June 4

Wildcat Track & Field League

Participants will learn the different events & races of Track and Field throughout the weeks. They will compete against the other athletes during the duration of the program. On the final day we will have a full track meet with all of the events learned throughout the weeks including long distance races, relays, long jump, discuss(Frisbee) throw, shot put(ball toss) & mini hurdles. Participants will be have an opportunity to earn ribbons at the final Track Meet. This league is for ANY skill level. Please come wearing appropriate shoes, running apparel and bring a water bottle.
Monday & Thursday Nights:
July 15, 18, 22, 25, 29, August 1, 5, 8, 12, 15, 19 & 22
S-314: Grades K-1 (2019-2020) 6:00pm-7:00pm
S-315: Grades 2-3 (2019-2020) 6:00pm-7:00pm
S-316: Grades 4-6 (2019-2020) 7:05pm-8:05pm
S-317: Grades 7-8 (2019-2020) 7:05pm-8:05pm
Bayview Elementary Track (Rain Site is Bayview Gym)
Fee: $55 (Includes T-Shirt)
Registration Deadline: June 28
Jeff Bessire

Waconia Youth Triathlon Club

Mid-Summer Advanced Distance Running Camp w/ Peter

A fun and exciting training opportunity for distance runners. Camp is open to any and all athletes entering grades 8 -12th who are interested in pushing themselves to become a better athlete. Athletes will get to know the Waconia Distance staff and teammates on a much deeper level, while engaging in team building and other running based activities. A variety of Waconia Distance coaches and former athletes will serve as counselors/coaches throughout the week. It is suggested that ALL camp participants arrive at this midsummer running camp with an adequate base of off -season mileage. Meaning athletes coming into a camp should have already logged between 100 and 250 summer miles! Pre Workout/Race Warm up Techniques, Diet/Eating for Distance Runners, How to set proper Goals based on personal Ability, Injury Prevention, Fine-Tuning Workout Strategies & introduction to advanced Running/Training vocabulary/techniques Camp Activities Include: Running, running and more running! Daily Running/Training Topic Discussions/Speakers, Competitive Athlete duathlon, mini-team Ultimate Frisbee tournament & Personal Goal Setting session for the upcoming XC Season. Rain site is the Bayview Gym.
July 9, 10, 11 & 12 7:30am-9:30am Grades 8-12 (2018-2019)
S-319: Fee: $35 *Includes Dri-Fit T-shirt
S-320: Fee: $25 *Fee w/o Shirt
Min: 10/ Max 35
Register By: June 25
Bayview Track
Peter Hess & HS Distance Running Staf