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					                  Camp Staff
                Dale                               Julie Ham
                Kennedy                             Former All-Big
                  Dale Ken-                         Sky Confer-
                  nedy, Director
                  of Track &
                                                    ence performer
                                                    Julie Ham just
                                                    finished her
                  Field and
                  Cross Coun-
                  try at MSU,
                                                    first season
                                                    with the MSU
                                   cross country program. Ham,
is in his 27th season with the     who competed at the Univer-
Bobcats. Kennedy’s men’s           sity of Montana, garnered all-
cross country squad finished       league accolades in 2001 and
11th at the 2002 NCAA              2002. In addition, the Carmel,

                                   Ind., native was the 2002 Big
National Championships,
                                   Sky 10,000-meter cham-
while the MSU women placed         pion. Ham’s coaching resumé
15th overall in 1995. He has       includes serving as an assistant
coached two-All Ameri-

                                   for Team Idaho in 2001 and
cas, 11 individual NCAA            2002, and at Hellgate High
Championship qualifiers, 21        School in Missoula during the
NCAA All-Mountain Region           2007 season. An outstand-
selections, and 18 Academic        ing prep runner, Ham led her
All-America honorees. He           squad to three state titles. She
                                   captured the individual Indi-
was assistant coach for the US
                                   ana state crown in 1996. Ham
women’s track team which           earned her bachelor’s degree in
competed in the World Indoor       exercise science from Montana
Championships in Budapest          in 2003 and a master’s degree
in 1989.                           in exercise physiology in 2005.

PLUS many other high school coaches, and current and
former MSU runners, will complete the staff.
                                                                                                                                                   Casey Jermyn, Big Sky
                                                                                                                                                   Cross Country Champion
                                                                                                                                                   in the 10,000 in 2003

                                                                                                                                                       July 26-29
                                                                                    Distance Running Camp

                                                                                                                                                 Montana State University
                                                                                                                                                   Bozeman, Montana
                                                                                                            Bozeman, MT 59717-3380
                                                                                                            Montana State University
                                                                                                            Brick Breeden Fieldhouse

                                                                                                                                       Enjoy the hiking and running trails
                                                                                                            #1 Bobcat Circle
                                                                                                            PO Box 173380

                                                                                                                                       in and around Bozeman and the
                                                                      2009 Bobcat

                                                                                                                                       Gallatin and Bridger Mountain ranges
                  Camp GeneRal infoRmation                                                                                                    Bobcat Distance Running
                                                                     counseling staff will be supervising all
                                                                                                                                                Camp appliCation
Dates                                                                training runs, and will reside in the
                                                                                                                                                         Fill out completely and send
Sunday, July 26 through Wednesday, July 29.                                                                                                           with full payment or $50 deposit to:
                                                                     dorms with the campers. Evening                                          Bobcat Distance Running Camp, P.O. Box 173380,
                                                                     social events will be coordinated and                                               Bozeman, MT 59717-3380
eligibility                                                          chaperoned.                                                                           Make checks payable to
The MSU distance camp is open to all distance runners, both                                                                                        MSU DISTANCE RUNNING CAMP
boys and girls entering the 9th through 12th grades in the fall
of 2009.
                                                                     Camp format
                                                                     The camp will feature two running                               	          	Resident	Camper	                         	Day	Camper	
                                                                     sessions per day, along with a float trip                       		              ($270)	                                ($160)
location                                                             down the Madison River and several
Camp will be held on the MSU campus, as well as the                  educational sessions. The educational
running and hiking trails in Bozeman, the Gallatin and                                                                               Camper’s Name (print)                                    Sex
                                                                     sessions will feature the following topics:
Bridger Mountain ranges.
                                                                     training methods, race strategy and tactics,                    Parent/Legal Guardian
                                                                     sports psychology, nutrition, cross training,
Registration                                                         running equipment, goal setting and team                        Street Address
Return the application form with either the full camp fee or         building.
a $50 non-refundable deposit by July 20th; applications re-
ceived after that date will be subject to a $20 late fee. If mail-   The camp is an opportunity for high school
ing deposit only, the balance will be due at camp check-in.
                                                                     runners to experience trail running with
                                                                                                                                     Daytime phone                         Emergency phone
                                                                     other runners from the mountain region,
Check-in & Check-out                                                 and to learn more about the sports
Check-in is 1:00-3:00 pm on Sunday, July 26th, in the                                                                                School                                Grade (Fall ‘09)
                                                                     of cross country and distance running.
lobby of the North Hedges dorm. Check out will be
Wednesday, July 29 at 1:00 pm at North Hedges.                                                                                       Resident campers only — Roommate preference
                                                                     Camp fees                                                       Adult t-shirt size:       S       M           L    XL    XX    XXX
What to Bring                                                        The resident camper fee of $270 provides instruction and
                                                                     room and board, including three meals per day in the campus
All campers must
provide their own run-                                               dining hall. The day camper fee of $160 includes instruction,          medical Waiver — must be signed
ning gear (enough for                                                Sunday night dinner and lunch in the dining hall.                    I understand by the nature of the activity there is the
four days), water bottle,                                                                                                                 possibility of an accident, and I assume the risk and
sunscreen, swimming                                                  Pictured left, Ariana Lee, Big Sky Conference 10K                    responsibility while attending Montana State University
attire and running                                                   Champion, MSU school record holder in the 5K indoor                  summer camp. I, as parent/guardian of a minor student,
shoes. Resident campers                                              and the steeplechase outdoor. Above, Lyle Weese,
                                                                                                                                          permit emergency care to be administered to him/her as
are also encouraged to                                               five-time All-American in Cross Country and Track &
                                                                     Field.                                                               deemed necessary by the MSU Coach, Staff or Athletic
bring an extra pillow
and towel, as well as a                                                                                                                   Trainer. I will allow the involved hospital and/or doctor
fan, as the dorms are                                                                                                                     to administer the required treatment for the emergency
not air conditioned.                                                                                                                      condition. I also understand that all incurred costs are my
                                                                        Special note: on-Campus parking                                   personal responsibility and that Montana State University
Camp                                                                    Parking on campus between 6 am and 6 pm Monday
                                                                                                                                          does not have insurance coverage for injuries to sport camp
Supervision                                                             through Friday (except holidays) requires a hang tag,
Resident campers will                                                   which may be purchased for $2.50 per day at the park-
be housed on campus;                                                    ing services booth in the paid parking lot across from         Signature of Parent/Legal Guardian
however, they will                                                      the Student Union Building, or from the University
be running on trails                                                    Police station at the corner of Kagy Blvd. and 7th                Special medical concerns:
in the Gallatin and                                                     Ave. Free parking, along South 11th Street across
Bridger Mountain                                                        from the fieldhouse, is very limited. Violation of uni-
ranges. Members of
                                                                        versity parking regulations may result in parking fines.
the coaching and

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