2019 Schedule

Friday, July 12

6:30 AM: Meet to Run

8:30-9:00 AM: Check-in and Breakfast provided by RRCA (Shenandoah Room - Holiday Inn)

9:00-9:15 AM: Welcome and Overview of RunPro Camp

  • Speakers: Jean Knaack, Executive Director

9:15-10:00 AM:  USA Track & Field and USATF Running Circuit

  • Speaker: Mike Scott, USATF

10:00-11:00 AM: Building Relationships in the Running Industry

  • Speaker: Ben Rosario, HOKA ONE ONE Northern Arizona Elite

11:00-11:15 AM: Break

11:15-12:15 PM: Taking Care of Your Mental Health Needs

  • Speaker: Rachel Tambling, PhD

12:15-1:00 PM: Lunch 

1:00-1:15: Continuing Your Education While Running Pro

  • Speaker: Steve Taylor, Collegiate Running Association

1:15-2:00 PM:   Taxes & Finances

  • Speaker: Lauren Zangardi Haynes, Spark Financial Advisors

2:00-3:00 PM: Training at a Distance Center

  • Speaker: Team USA Minnesota, ZAP Fitness, District Track Club

3:00 -4:00 PM:  Agent Representation vs. Self Representation

  • Speakers: Hawi Sports Management and Elite Runner Management

4:00-5:00 PM: Anti-Doping Compliance

  • Speaker: Scott Davern, Education Program Development Coordinator, USADA

6:30 PM-9:00 PM VIP Dinner, City House at Hyatt Centric Arlington

  • Speaker: Aliphine Tuliamuk, 2016 USATF Running Circuit season champion

Saturday, July 13

6:30 AM: Meet to Run

8:30-9:00 AM: Breakfast

9:00-9:45 AM:  Achieving Success Off-The-Track: Pro Runner Support Initiatives

  • Speaker: Jack Wickens, AthleteBiz & USATF Foundation

9:45-10:30 AM: Working with the Media

  • Speaker: Wendy Shulik, WendyCity Productions

10:30-11:15 AM: Professional Athlete Recruitment and Running for Prize Money

  • Speaker: Bill Orr, Elite Athlete Coordinator, Credit Union Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run

11:15-Noon: Understanding the Differences Between Running Pro on the Track and the Roads

  • Speaker: Pat Goodwin, Team USA Minnesota

Noon: Final Thoughts and Additional Support Opportunities

  • Speakers: Jean Knaack, RRCA Executive Director

See the full bios for all 2019 RunPro Camp Speakers



Applications for the 2020 RunPro Camp will be accepted through May 31.  

Please note that there is a limited amount of funding for travel reimbursement, as well as a limited number of complementary rooms available. All applications will be reviewed, and you will be notified by late-June if your travel and lodging will be covered. If funding does not cover your attendance at this camp, you will still have the opportunity to attend if you cover your travel and lodging costs.  You may apply for this camp before May 31 so long as your NCAA eligibility is completed before the Camp date which will be July 16-18, 2020 in Arlington, VA.

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