K-State track and field to offer new fitness camp

By The Mercury

The Kansas State track and field coaching staff is offering a new camp this summer available to any and all people who are looking to get fit.

The staff has announce the start of Wildcat Fitness Camp that will allow campers the opportunity to train with members of the coaching staff as well as former and current K-State student-athletes, while receiving instruction on a variety of techniques to improve training practices.

The Wildcat Fitness Camp will be a four-week program that meets three days a week (Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday) beginning on July 28. Cost of the camp is $100 with a discounted price of $85 available to the first 50 campers to register.

Activities of the camp will include warming up, warming down, running form instruction, general strength development, core strength development, mobility development, flexibility development, cardio development and injury prevention techniques.

The Wildcat Fitness Camp is open to all ages, fitness levels and goals. Each day of the camp will consist of a workout plan that will progress over the camp. Modifications will be made each day based on the skill levels, ability levels and goals of the campers.

A registration form is available to print online on K-State track and field’s website by clicking on the Camps link. For more information or to pre-register, email

Registration also can be done the day of the camp on site at R.V. Christian Track Complex beginning at 6:15 p.m., shortly before the first session on July 28. Campers will receive a camp T-shirt and are asked to bring their own drinking water or sports drink for hydration.

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