Info and Registration

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High School______________________
Grade in school, fall 2015___________
Best 1600 or 3200 time_____________
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Waiver: The undersigned parent/guardian understands that
the camper will be engaging in physical activity during the
program which contains an inherent risk of physical injury,
and assumes the risk and releases Wabash College, Wright
Distance Camp and it’s directors/employees from any and all
liability for personal injury arising out of the camper’s participation in the camp program. I hereby grant permission for
my child to attend Wright Distance Camp and be treated by
a licensed physician or member of the athletic training staff
in the event of an injury/illness/mishap.
Directions to Wabash Track Stadium:
From Hwy 231, turn west onto Jennison Street. Turn north into Allen Center parking lot.
At Wabash College
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The Wright Distance Camp
July 26th-28th
Camp Directors:
Roger Busch
[email protected]
The Wright Distance Camp
c/o Roger Busch, Camp Director
301 W. Wabash Ave.
Crawfordsville, IN 47933
Email Coach Busch ([email protected])
or Coach Raber ([email protected])
Phone: 765-361-6017
Zach Raber
[email protected]
Camp Details
About: The Wright Distance Camp is focused on the high school
cross country team. It is a team oriented camp that will focus on
educating the young runner and his/her coach. Learning and instruction for both the athlete and coaches. Sessions with current
college runners discussing recruiting, college running and balancing the daily college life.
Dates: July 26th-28th, 2015
Eligibility: Athletes entering 9th-12th grades.
Location: Wabash College, Crawfordsville, IN.
Cost: $200 for team campers. $250 for individual campers. Fee
includes room/board, t-shirt, and camper folder. Application deadline is July 20th. Make checks payable to: Roger Busch
*FREE lodging, meals, and instruction for coaches who bring
10 or more campers. Or $100/coach.
Food: Meals will be provided by Wabash’s food service, Bon Appetit.
Housing: All campers will be housed in Wabash residence halls.
Supervision will be provided at all times.
Check-in: Campers will report to the Allen Center at 1:00 pm on
Sunday, July 26th for check in.
What to bring: Running clothes, two pairs of running shoes,
casual clothes, swimsuit, soap, towels, personal articles, sleeping
bag, pillow and linens.
Money: Only for additional spending money. All necessary expenses are included.
Insurance: All campers are covered by a group insurance policy
provided by the camp.
Supervision: All campers staying on campus will be supervised by camp counselors. No one is permitted to leave
campus without the permission of the camp directors.
Guest Speakers
Andrew Poore
Camp Directors
Roger Busch
Coach Poore is currently an Assistant Coach at Indiana University after a successful career as a studentathlete and volunteer coach for the program.
Poore earned six All-America honors and two Big Ten
Championships during his time at IU. Poore finished
in fourth-place in the 3,000m steeplechase at the
2013 USA Championships. Poore has been volunteer
coaching with the Hoosiers since his graduation from
Indiana in 2012.
Scott & Sarah Gall
Scott and Sarah Gall, owners of The Runner’s Flat in
Cedar Falls, IA, have been into running and fitness
since their grade school years. Scott’s first 1/2 Marathon was at age 9. With uncles who were collegiate
distance runners and a father who was a collegiate
athlete, they were introduced early to endurance
Both ran collegiately and also qualified for the US
Olympic Trials, Scott in the Marathon and Sarah in
the Steeple Chase. Previously members of both the
US Mountain Running Team and the US Snowshoe
Team, as well as pro licenses on the Xterra, off-road
triathlon circuit, Sarah and Scott have lived a life that
exhibits keen focus on healthy living and fitness.
Scott and Sarah will be offering free gait analysis
for all campers.
(Monday cont.)
Sunday, July 26
1-3pm check in
4:00 pm run
6:00 pm dinner
7:00 pm group activities
1:00 pm instruction
4:00 pm run
6:00 pm dinner
7:00 pm group activity
Monday, July 27
7:00 am wake up
7:15 am run (optional)
8:00 am breakfast
9:00 am instruction
12:00 pm lunch
Tuesday, July 28
7:00 am wake up
7:15 am run
8:00 am breakfast
9:00 am instruction
12:00 pm depart
Coach Busch is the Head Cross
Country Coach and Assistant Track
and Field Coach for Wabash College. Under Busch's guidance, the
Wabash cross country team has
won three Conference titles and
two NCAA Great Lakes Regional
titles. He has earned Regional and
Conference Coach of the Year honors three times.
The Little Giants have placed 13th, 16th, 28th, 21st
and 16th at the NCAA DIII Championships from 2010
On the track, he has coached 2 indoor NCAA National Champions in the 800 and one in the mile.
Overall, Busch has coached 15 individual AllAmerican T&F awards while at Wabash.
Zach Raber
Coach Raber is currently the
Cross-Country coach and Associate Head Track Coach at Trine
University. Prior to Trine, Raber
spent 11 years at Carroll High
School in Fort Wayne, Indiana. He
led the Charger men to five Sectional titles, five Regional titles,
and two Semi-State titles. Carroll’s boys finished 2nd
at the Indiana State Championship twice. On the
women’s side, Raber tallied 11 consecutive titles at
Sectional and Regional meets. The Lady Chargers
also won four Semi-State titles and finished in the
top five at the Indiana State Championship three
Raber has helped 25 athletes to All-State finishes for
both track and cross-country, including three state
champions. Numerous athletes under Raber’s guidance have gone on to compete at the collegiate level. An 11-time nominee for Indiana Cross-Country
Coach of the Year, Raber won the award for boy’s
cross-country in 2012.