Lewis-Clark State Cross Country &
Map of the Challenge Run
2010 Ohara TT Challenge
NOTE: Due to needing to move the camp
earlier in the summer, it is possible that the Selway River will not be
floatable at this time. We won't know for sure until just before camp
time. Alternative activities will be scheduled if we cannot get on the
SPEAKERS FOR 2010 CAMP
Pat Tyson - Head Coach - Gonzaga University
- Prior to Gonzaga Coach Tyson coached at Mead HS in
Spokane starting in 1986 and by the time he had left the Panthers at the end
of the 2003-04 school year he had produced 12 Washington State Cross Country
team titles, nine individual cross country champions and 17 individual track
and field distance champions (1,600 meters and above). Several of his
distance runners also dot the All-Time Top 100 List for the state of
Washington. He took a leave of absence from Mead in the spring of 2005 and
went to the University of Oregon as a volunteer coach, returning to Mead for
the 2005-06 season. Tyson spent the 2006-07 school year at the University of
Kentucky, overseeing the Wildcats' men's and women's cross country teams and
distance runners, then accepted a position at South Eugene HS in
Oregon before coming back to Spokane and Gonzaga.
- Prior to his 18-year stint at Mead he coached three
seasons at Shorecrest High in Seattle where his cross country squads went
31-3 and qualified for the State Meet all three years with titles in 1985
and '86 at Spokane's Hangman Valley Golf Course. He also coached at
Shoreline Junior High from 1973-82 while compiling a 68-12 junior high
- Tyson's distance running legacy has deep roots. He ran
cross country and track collegiately at the University of Oregon and was a
roommate and teammate of the late Steve Prefontaine who won NCAA titles in
both cross country and track. As a Duck he competed in two NCAA Cross
Country Championships, finishing 33rd in the 1971 meet and 54th in the 1972
championship while helping Oregon to first and third-place finishes,
respectively. He graduated in 1973, leaving as one of the top six runners in
Duck history in the outdoor 3-mile and 6-mile.
- In addition to building on a strong cross country
foundation already in place at Gonzaga - the women won the 1995 WCC team
title and the men finished second to Portland for nine straight years from
1987-95 and most recently had runner-up finishes in 2003 and '04 - Tyson
will expand the Bulldogs track and field program.
- Tyson was also involved in working the 2008 USA Olympic
Team Trials June 27-July 6 in Eugene.
Tausha Patterson - 2005 NAIA Marathon National
Champion, 2x Cross Country All-American, Idaho State Cross Country Champion
- Tausha ran in high school at Vallivue High School in
Caldwell, Idaho. While there she won multiple medals in both cross
country and track including a state title in cross country her senior year.
She when on to run collegiately at Lewis-Clark State where she was a
two-time all-American in cross country her sophomore and senior seasons and
qualified for track nationals in 2003 in the steeplechase, finishing 7th
overall, then winning a national title two years later in the marathon with
a winning time of 2:57.
- She still holds many of the college's current records
including the fastest cross country 5k time (17:56), indoor 500 and 1000
meter records and the outdoor 3000, 5000, 10,000, steeplechase,
half-marathon and marathon records.
- She also earned her bachelor's of science degree while
at Lewis-Clark State and is currently an RN in Tampa, Florida.
- She is currently working and training to qualify for the
US Olympic Trials in the marathon in 2012.
Dr. Mike Collins, Head XC/Track
Coach - Lewis-Clark State College
ELEVEN Consecutive years of LCSC Women's XC ranked in the top 25 of the
- NINE Consecutive trips to nationals for Women's XC (TEAM)
- EIGHT Consecutive years of LCSC Men's XC ranked in the top 25 of the
- EIGHT Consecutive trips to nationals for Men's XC (individual or team)
- Frontier Conference Men's
and Women's Coach of the Year (2007, 2008, 2009)
- Over 60 All-Americans since 1999
- Coached National Champion in the Marathon (2005)
- USA Track & Field Level II Coach
- Professor of Exercise &
- Classes include Exercise
Physiology, Biomechanics, Sport Psychology, Sport Nutrition
- USA Triathlon National Championship Qualifier ('97, '98, '99, '00, '01)
- Ironman Triathlon Finisher
Tim Gundy - Head XC Coach - Asotin HS,
- High School
- 11 Individual Kansas State Championships including 3 indoor, 6 outdoor
and 2 cross country
- HS PR's of 4:10.6 (1600), 1:53.8 (800), 9:16 (2 Mile)
- University of Kansas Cross Country and Track Teams
- College and Post-College PR include
- 3:43.45 (1500), 13:41.44 (5000m), 29:06 (10,000m)
- 1992 Olympic Trials Qualifier and Finalist (5000m)
- 1991 Bronze Medal, Olympic Sports Festival (5000m)
Shawn Lawler - Head Cross Country &
Distance Track Coach
- Timberlake HS, ID
- 3x District XC Team Champions
- 2005 State XC Team Runner-up
- State Champions Track (2004, 2006, 2007)
- Coach of a 6x Individual State Champion
Keith Stuffle - Head Cross Country & Track Coach -
Lewiston HS, ID
- 400m Hurdles - University of Arizona and Northern Arizona
- Olympic Trials Provisional Qualifier - 400m Hurdles -
- 2000 USATF Masters National Champion - 400 Hurdles
Complete Profile and Philosophy Here
Dr. Clay Robinson - Professor
- Current professor of
Exercise & Sport Science
- Teaches classes in exercise
prescription and nutrition
- Will speak on proper
nutrition for distance runners
Tracy Collins, ATC - Head Athletic Trainer
- Lewis-Clark State College
- Current record holder in the
100, 200, 4x100, 4x200 (Lewiston, HS)
- Sprinter for Boise State
- Will speak on Running Injury
Prevention and Treatment
All camp counselors will be current or former collegiate
runners and/or coaches.
- If you would like to be a
counselor at the camp and have high moral standards, good character and lots
of energy, contact coach Collins.
Camp participants must be 8th-12th graders in the upcoming
school year. High school graduates are not eligible.
Camp Highlights (more to come)...
- Floating the Selway River.
- Sand Castle Building Competition
- Easy Group Run to Historic Selway Falls
- Ohare Creek Time Trial Challenge
- The Amazing Race - Warrior Style
- Lots of games, camaraderie, swimming, awesome tossum tournament,...
Brief outline of camp
Camp will spend its first day on the campus of
LCSC. Included in this time will be either a VO2max demonstration
or a gait balance analysis as
well as education about strength training.
The next three days of the camp will take place
at the on the Selway River at the Johnson Bar Group Campsite, approximately 100 miles East of
Lewiston, Idaho and 110 Miles West of Missoula, Montana.
The camp will have daily training sessions for
runners of all abilities as well as group dynamic activities,
educational sessions, games, swimming, beach and other competitions.
Although the camp is to assist in the development
of young runners, we will be emphasizing fun and team building in most,
if not all of our activities.
All campers will
receive a camp shirt, water bottle, shorts and other various items.
- The first day of the camp the campers will be camped out on the campus of Lewis-Clark State. Wednesday, Thursday
nights the campers will be staying at Johnson Bar Group campsite on the Selway
They will be tent camping, with all of the perks of that including
campground restroom facilities, no showers (river access), propane and
outdoor grill and other food preparation, comfortable natural bedding
- With group/team camping, each group will be responsible
for helping in the preparation and clean-up of at least one meal during the
|Time of Registration
(5 or more
registrations must come together with full payment)
|Prior to February 10, 2010
|February 11 to May 1, 2010
|May 2 to June 21, 2010
|Sleeping Bag Rental ($25 for week)
- Returner discount of $25.00 for campers that have attended in the past.
- Referral discount of $25.00 per person referred to the camp. Only
applies to new referrals and you must be a return camper to earn.
Refund total will be determined on first day of camp.
Make Checks Payable to:
LCSC Cross Country
c/o Coach Mike Collins
500 8th AVE
Lewiston, ID 83501
- 100% minus a $50.00 processing fee will be refunded if cancelled by May 1
- 50% will be refunded if cancelled by June 1. After June 1 there
will be no refunds.
ACTS OF GOD & UNFORESEEN EVENTS DISCLAIMER
- Every effort will be made to conduct the camp in the positive and
exemplary manner as advertised. However, it is possible that events
that are currently unforeseen could change the daily itinerary, locations,
etc... These events "could" include but are not limited to forest
fires, campground closures, etc...
- Lewis-Clark State College's Head Athletic Trainer will be available
throughout the camp and will be attending during the camp session on the
Selway River. All campers must fill out the health history questionnaire in
order to help us be aware of any health issues that may need to be dealt
with. Insurance information must also be provided. All campers
that carry an Epi pen for allergies, including bee allergies MUST have their
pen with them at all times.
CHECK IN AND CHECK OUT
- Campers can begin checking in on
TUESDAY July 6th between
6:00 and 7:00
pm. Camp will officially start at 7:30pm. Camp
officially ends on Saturday July 10 at 4:00pm. For those checking in
earlier and/or getting picked up later, be prepared to entertain yourself.
The student union will be open during that time with the game room
available, along with seating to read or other.
- Arrangements can be made to pick you up at the Lewiston
Regional Airport. Please make these arrangements ahead of time.
- Current major sponsor for 2010 is Tri-State Outfitters.
- If you or your business would also like to be a sponsor
of this camp, please contact the camp director at
firstname.lastname@example.org or 208-792-2308 (office), 208-791-6483 (cell).
NECESSARY CAMP FORMS AND INFO