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Blue Mountain will be August 16-22, 2015.
Camp is $490 with team discount of $30 per runner (5 or more)


2015 Referral Incentive Details


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2015 Mail In Registration

2013 Camp Pictures (See our Facebook site for 2014 pictures)>

Video from previous camp

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2015 Guest Speakers Announced

We are pleased to announce our 2015 Blue Mountain Guest Runners. Our first guest, Dorian Ulrey, was the Illinois state champion at 1600 meters during his junior and senior seasons where he set the state record of 4:09. He competed for the US in the 2009 World Championships in the 1500 where he has run 3:35.23. Dorian was the 2010 national champion at 3000 meters, and is an 11-time all American. He attended the University of Northern Iowa and the University of Arkansas. Dorien is currently training in Seattle, Washington. We are looking forward to having him at Blue Mountain in 2015.

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Dorian Ulrey



Our second guest, Brie Felnagle, is joining us from Tacoma, Washington. Brie had an outstanding high school career at Bellarmine Prep where she won two individual state cross country titles as well as six individual state track titles. Brie attended the University of North Carolina where she won numerous ACC championships as well as the 2007 NCAA 1500m championship. Earlier this year she finished 3rd in the 2015 USATF Indoor Championships in the 2 Mile. Her personal bests are 4:05.64 for 1500m, 8:51.38 for 3000m and 15:15.33 for 5000m. We are looking forward to having her at Blue Mountain.

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Brie on cover of Runners World


2015 Bus Schedule

The Bus Departure Schedule on August 16 will be as follows:
* Buffalo, NY: 7:30 AM Eastern Hills Mall (near food court entrance)
returning on 8/22 at about 5:15 PM
* Rochester, NY: 8:30 AM Marketplace Mall (near Marquis sign in mall parking lot)
returning on 8/22 at about 4:00 PM
* Woodbridge, NJ: 9:30 AM Woodbridge Center Mall (between Sears and Verizon Store, closer to the Verizon store)
returning on 8/22 at about 1:30 PM
* Rockaway, NJ: 10:45 AM Rockaway Townsquare Mall (near food court entrance)
returning on 8/22 at about 11:45 AM


2013 Highlights

Big thanks to our Campers, Staff, and Guest Runners for making BMXC such a great week! 
Congratulations to all our athletes who went on to run personal bests and win numerous league, district, sectional, and state championships.  See you next year!

We enjoyed another great week of Blue Mountain full of running, great memories, and new friends.  Camp serves as an important stepping stone towards big personal improvements and team success! We wish you the best and hope to see you again at Blue Mountain.

Blue Mountain welcomed 2012 Olympian Donn Cabral as our 2013 guest runner.  Donn is an American Cross Country and Track and Field athlete who has had most recent success in the steeplechase.  Donn was a HS Footlocker Regional XC champ, eight-time NCAA All-American, and holds the American collegiate steeplechase record (8:19.14) among several other conference, school, and state records.  In 2012, he qualified and competed in the London Olympics and finished 8th in the final.

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Donn Competing in London 2012


Blue Mountain Cross Country Camp has been the premier camp for high school runners since 1969.  The camp was founded to educate and motivate athletes in the sport of cross country.  Over 9200 runners have benefited from the Blue Mountain summer experience.  Camp Director John Malach invites you to take part in our tradition.

Blue Mountain is for runners of ALL ability levels.  We cater our training to each individual from beginners to the sport to varsity runners and teamp captains.  We have had first time runners as well as Footlocker XC finalists, and runners who have gone on to compete internationally in the Olympics and World Championships.  It is very common for campers to improve after Blue Mountain - we help athletes take time off their personal records, develop self-confidence and stay motivated.  Not only do we educate them about their sport and the planning necessary to succeed in it – but we also nurture the same education and planning for all aspects of life.

Our staff to camper ratio of about 1 to 7 allows each runner to get the individual attention that he or she deserves.  All activities are supervised and each cabin has a resident staff member.  Our staff consists of successful high school coaches / teachers and competitive collegiate and post collegiate athletes from the Northeast.  We also have a team of lifeguards as well as a Registered Nurse on staff.  All campers are encouraged to get to know their counselors since they are a source of great information and experiences.  Many of our campers and staff form great bonds during camp and it isn’t unusual for campers to later become staff themselves!

Guest Speakers and Professional Runners

Our 2011 guest speakers were Steve and Sara Slattery. Steve attended Blue Mountain while in high school. He went on to great success in college and post-collegiate running including: World Cross Country team member, US national title, multiple Big 12 conference titles, among other accolades.  His wife Sara, also an elite runner, was a multiple NCAA champion and US national champion.  It was great to have both of them back to Blue Mountain for 2011.

A returning guest at Blue Mountain is former camper Fawn Dorr.  While attending Blue Mountain in high school she was a New York State champion in cross country.  After changing her focus to the 400m Hurdles she continued to have great success in college and now runs professionally for the Brooks Beasts Track Club.

In years past our honored guests have included Olympians, world record holders, World championship team members, and national champions such as: Jim Ryun, Molly Huddle, Donn Cabral,  Carrie Tollefson, Amy Rudolph, Ed Moran, Mark Caroll, Todd Williams, Kate Fonshell, and Kevin Collins.

Camp Updates

Blue Mountain Expanding Middle School Program in 2013

In 2011 and 2012 we had a small number of 6th, 7th and 8th grade cross country runners. For 2013, we are looking to expand on this by having a training program geared towards running shorter distances and having separate living areas for the younger athletes

Our 2012 camp was an overwhelming successful week. 225 of us enjoyed everything from the rural dirt roads and trails, to the outstanding waterfront, to the many activities available including the brand new fitness center with treadmills, bikes, and stair climbers. Some of the highlights were Fawn Dorr and Ed Moran, over $1000 in givaways from the National Running Center, the Best Dance Ever, and much, much more.

Our host, Camp Westmont, in Poyntelle, PA offers endless miles of well groomed trails and rural dirt roads. We have found cross country paradise at this facility. The soft running surfaces, beautiful scenery and challenging hills make this the ideal location for a running camp. The 100 acre lake offers canoes, kayaks, waterslides, and a water trampoline. Click here for more information and pictures

Online Registration and payment is available here.

Bus Service Available from Multiple Locations


Blue Mountain Cross Country Camp: August 16-22 2015

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