About Push Your Pace XC Camp
Push Your Pace Cross Country Camp is a distance running camp for high school boys and girls. Camp Directors Justina Cassavell and Rich Refi are committed to providing an exciting experience for all runners. The camp is held at Ramapo College of New Jersey in Mahwah, surrounded by the beautiful Ramapo Mountains. Runners will run on soft trails and experience the comfort of the top rated living accommodations at Ramapo College. There will be informative sessions on distance training, nutrition for endurance athletes, supportive running exercises for injury prevention and running efficiency, along with a full week of fun, team building activities.
Push Your Pace is dedicated to teaching high school runners how to be smart and efficient in their training, so that they get the most out of their effort. We bring athletes together to make new friends in the sport…to connect as runners, to have fun and push each others pace!
Frequently Asked Questions
What Should I Bring to Camp?
Where Will I Be Staying?
Campers will stay in air conditioned Linden Hall on the Ramapo College Campus. The Ramapo College Dorms have been chosen as “Best College Accommodations” in New Jersey.
Linden Hall is a four story building, with elevator access and houses approximately 240 students in 4-person suites. The Suites consist of two bedrooms adjoined by a bathroom that includes a shower stall and toilet. Single sinks are located outside the bathroom in each bedroom
Furnishings for each camper include tool-less adjustable beds, mattress, desk, desk chair, chest of drawers, and a small open built-in closet. A microwave/refrigerator is provided in each bedroom.
There are also several floor lounges with comfortable furniture as well as Outdoor seating.
Do I Get a Meal Plan?
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner will be provided for campers at one of the Ramapo College Dining Halls. The cost of all meals in the dining hall is included in the camper fee. Any meals or snacks purchased outside of the dining hall are the responsibility of the camper unless notified in advance. There are a variety of options including Vegan, Gluten Free and Dairy free meals.
***Please contact Push Your Pace to notify if a camper has a medical allergy. This will direct our ability to offer your camper menu options.***
What If I Need to do Laundry?
Our Residence Hall will have a free laundry area available, however, you are responsible for bringing your own detergent.
We look forward to meeting everyone! Get excited for a great week of running, fun, and new friendships!
Push Your Pace XC Staff