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Xtreme Running Camp 2018


9 am to Noon

Lodestar Park, Newton, NJ

X-Treme Youth Running Camp has earned an excellent reputation as one of the region's premier youth running camps. In its 17th year, the camp is held at Bucoloic Lodestar Park which offers a host of varying terrains making it the perfect venue to prepare middle and high school kids for their upcoming cross country season or condition them for whatever fall sport they do.

The Camp runs from Monday, August 6 through Friday, August 10 from 9 am to noon each day of the week and features fantastic motivational guest speakers as well as endurance and speed preparation. 

Registration fees

Youth Running Camp Closed

Phenomenal, highly-reputed running camp

  1. $120.00
    Jul 11 - Aug 5


Our guarantee is that you will leave X-Treme Running Camp in better shape, more motivated and more confident and with a higher love of our sport than when you arrived. If you are a competitive youth runner, the X-Treme Running Camp experience will bring your running to a higher level. Our Philosophy is that if you do something, do it right. Get as much out of running as you can and go into your season in shape... both physically and mentally. 

Camp Directors

Guy and Laurie Gordon are nationally-known elite distance runners. Guy has turned in top performances all over the country in Masters distance running. laurie has won marathons and distance races all over the US and is an Olympic Trials qualifier. Both Gordons are seasoned motivators, mentors and coaches. 

The X-Treme Experience

The X-Treme Running Camp experience is something awesome and unique. the Camp takes full advantage of Lodestar park's superb training venues. 


The camp caters to middle and high school runners, but younger kids with a love of the sport are welcome to attend. We welcome runners of all abilities as well as athlettes involved in other sports looking to improve their endurane, speed and overall fitness. 

Camp runs from 9 am to noon each day and includes an endurance session, a speed session (in each kids are grouped according to their ability) plus a highly-acclaimed guest speaker. A snack is provided each day as is water. (Campers should bring a sports drink.)

X-Treme Running Camp addresses: goal setting, motivation, visualization, form analysis and biomechanics, team building, training strateies, ways to think "outside the box" with your training, injury prevention, overall core and body strength building, racing techniques and the power of believing in yourself and striving to reach your potential. 

X-Treme Specials

The Camp is famous for the X-Treme Relay, the X-Treme 5K, the Impromptu Relay and the trademark "X-Treme Run Around." 


Though we are a day camp, out-of-towners often stay in the area during Camp week. Swartswood State Park offers tent and yurt camping. Aldersgate has a large facility, and Stokes State Forest has cabins. We suggest you arrange for your accomodations early as sites fill up. There is also a hotel about 5 miles from camp: Holiday Inn Express located in Newton. 


Swartswood State Park: 973-383-5230

Aldergate: 973-383-5978

Stokes State Forest: 973-948-3820

Holiday Inn Express, Newton: 1-877-410-6667

Event Schedule

  • August 7 9:00 AM EDT - CAMP START DATE

Contact Information

Event Location

Lodestar Park, County Road 610, Fredon Township, NJ, United States

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