~~ Located on Cape Cod Bay, this unique camp features the unbeatable combination of experienced counselors and beautiful running terrain. A short run from our location brings campers into the soft, wooded trails of Nickerson State Park. TCCRC is located mere feet from the beach and allows for easy, yet supervised, access for campers to swim and relax during their free time. Our clean, comfortable cabins and ideal location are the perfect place to rest after an exhilarating day of running along the shores of Cape Cod Bay. Our guest speakers include some of the best College coaches in the country! We will also feature USATF-certified coaches and NCAA All-Americans who will serve as counselors. Together, our staff features over 100 years of running, racing and coaching experience! Cape Cod has long been a family vacation destination because of the beauty of the area and the surrounding ocean. There is simply no more inspiring place to learn more about distance running so that you can take your running to the next level. If you’re looking for an opportunity to learn from the best in a gorgeous location, The Cape Cod Running Camp is for you! The camp is open to boys and girls of all levels of running experience from ages 13-18
Director - Roy Harrison is the former Head Cross Country/Track Coach for Fairfield University and Assistant Cross Country/Track Coach for Quinnipiac University. He was a vital part of one of the best Cross Country programs in the Northeast. During his tenure at Quinnipiac University the Women were the 2007 New England Cross Country Champions and the 6 time Division I Northeast Conference Champions. The Men were 4 time Northeast Conference Champions. The Women's Cross Country Conference winning streak is the longest of any Northeast Conference team, to date! "It is my goal to offer one of the best Running Camps in the country. The facilities at Cape Cod Sea Camps are outstanding and the location is amazing. You have the opportunity to run on the beach in the morning and run on a wooded trail in the afternoon. I truly believe that you will have a fantastic running experience at The Cape Cod Running Camp. See you this Summer!" ~ Roy
Director - Sean Robinson current Head Coach Morris Hills XC and T/F, Rockaway, NJ. Sean has earned numerous coaching awards throughout his tenure at Morris Hills which include: 2008 National Federation NJ State Coach of the Year (Indoor Track), 2003 Star-Ledger New Jersey State XC 'Coach of the Year', & 4-Time Daily Record XC & T/F "Coach of the Year" He has Coached 18 Nike National All-Americans, and numerous Conference, County, and State Champions in the 800m, 1600m, 3200m and XC running events. In addition, his XC squads have won 7 NJ State Sectional Team Titles over the past 8 years, and he also led the Morris Hills 2005 XC Program to a 13th national finish @ the 2nd Annual Nike Team Nationals Event in Portland, Oregon. In 2009, Sean coached two former "The Cape Cod Running Camp" alum to a total of 3 individual New Jersey Track State Championship wins, and his storied 4x800 relay team won the 2009 Nike National Outdoor Track (4x8) Championship after posting the US#2 ALL-TIME PERFORMANCE of 7:31.60 (breaking the national record) at the Penn Relays.
Director - Cara Harrison attended Quince Orchard High School in Gaithersburg, MD. She placed third at the 2006 Maryland State Cross Country Meet and was runner-up in the 3,200m at the Maryland Indoor State Meet. She earned a fourth place finish at the 2007 Nike Indoor Nationals in the 5,000m earning All-American Status. Her personal records are 18:01 in the 5,000m and 11:00 in the 3,200m. A recent graduate of Brown University, where she competed on the Cross Country and Track Team. Cara was a member of the prestigious Teach For American organization and taught Kindergarten, 1st and 2nd grade at the Blackstone Valley Prep in Cumberland, RI. She is a recent graduated of Harvard University with a Master of Education Degree.
Activities Director - Corinne Fitzgerald attended Morris Hills High School, Rockaway, NJ. A current member of the East Stroudsburg University Cross Country and Track Team. She is an outstanding performer for the Warriors program, with a best Cross Country time of 18:41.8 at the legendary Holmdel Park, NJ and a fast Track time of 10:43.9 in the 3,000M Steeple Chase. Corinne has been a major contributor to the organization of the successful camp Talent Show and Team Competition, for the past three years.
Head Counselor – James Harrison is a graduate of Amity High School in Woodbridge, CT. While in high school James competed on several state title teams in both Cross Country and Track. He has PR's of 17:01 in the 5k and 9:33 in the 3,000m. James attends The University of Rhode Island and was a member of the Men's Cross Country Team. James has been involved with The Cape Cod Running Camp since its started in 2008 and has extensive knowledge of the trails in Nickerson State Park and the surrounding area...
The Cape Cod Running Camp
We give a free T-Shirt to all Camps, Ice Cream trips and Awards to the top 3 finishers in The Snake River Run, Talent Show, Jewelry Event and Xbox Competition
We offer an unique Team building competition unlike any other camp in the country. Developing leadership skills is what we do best.
At the end of the camp week, we have a 2.5 mile barefoot race on the sand flats of Cape Cod Bay. The Snake River Run is a fun but challenging competition.
The Cape Cod Running Camp has taught the fundamentals of running to High School age athletes since it opened in 2008, serving close to 1000 campers.