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Middaugh Coaching Offers High Altitude Training Camp

This camp is specifically designed for athletes racing the XTERRA Mountain Championships at Beaver Creek, Colorado and the Pan American Championships in Ogden, Utah

There is no better place for a high altitude training camp than Beaver Creek, Colorado in the summer.

Josiah Middaugh, 2015 XTERRA World Champ and Vail/Beaver Creek resident, knows this better than anyone and saw an opportunity for XTERRA enthusiasts to share his local knowledge and training expertise.

We will hit some of my favorite training spots while making it informative with daily briefings and evening talks. It will be a good combination of training, learning, and fun. Josiah Middaugh

Camp Info

The Middaugh Coaching High Altitude Training Camp is scheduled for June 28 – July 1. Specifically designed for athletes racing the XTERRA Mountain Championships at Beaver Creek and the Pan American Championships in Ogden, Utah, the camp will cover training and race strategy including open water swimming in Notingham Lake, the same lake you will swim in for the Mountain Championships and recon on the race run and bike courses.

Middaugh Coaching have partnered with the Westin Riverfront Resort and Spa in Avon, Colorado and The Bunkhouse in Minturn, Colorado to offer a unique setting and atmosphere. You have an option of staying in the hostel and getting to know other like-minded athletes. We will also have special room rates at the Westin for those that would like to stay there. They offer luxury accommodations with a state of the art gym and outdoor salt water pool. Presentations will take place both at the Bunkhouse and the Westin.

Whether it’s your first time racing these XTERRA Championships or the 10th, this camp is for you!

Middaugh Coaching is also offering the first 4 registraints will get $100 off the camp price.

Westin Beaver Creek

Camp Goals

Train on Race Specific Terrain
“We want to offer athletes training for XTERRA Beaver Creek a unique training opportunity that allows them to train on the exact terrain they will be racing. This will give them a better idea of their individual strengths and weaknesses on such a course with enough time to hone their skills before each event.”

Learn, Learn, Learn
In order to reach your potential as a triathlete you must be an active learner. Presentations specific for training for off-road triathlon will ensure that athletes leave camp with a greater understanding of what it takes to develop a successful training program.

Work on Triathlon and Off-road Specific Skills
Road and Off-road triathlons do a have few things in common, but their are many differences. There are specific skills that separate competitive off-road athletes whether it’s cornering on the mountain bike, or running high speed down hill single track. You will learn the little things that help separate you from your competition.

Work Hard and Have Fun
The XTERRA tribe doesn’t just compete against each other on race day. They enjoy hanging out and pushing each other to the limits. We want to facilitate an intimate atmosphere where athletes train hard and have fun.

The Bunkhouse Minturn

Sample Day

  • 9:00 AM Mountain Bike Meadow Mountain 4 x 8 min Threshold Climbing
    option to transition to short brick on HPS track
    *Minturn Farmer’s Market is going on and is a great option for lunch.
  • 12:00 Lunch Break
  • 2:00 PM Open water swim session Nottingham Lake (50 Meter lanes)
  • 3:00 PM Running technique and running form drills, corrective exercise for triathletes
  • 6:00 PM Dinner + Talk Swim Propulsion

For more information visit Middaugh Coaching or email [email protected]


Jimmy Archer

Founder and Editor at Jimmy has been a professional athlete for over 18 years as a runner, cyclist, mountain biker, cross country skier, and primarily, triathlete. Jimmy has a degree in exercise science from the University of Colorado and is a USA Triathlon and USA Cycling certified coach. Jimmy became a freelance writer in 2000 while competing and covering the ITU Winter Triathlon World Championship. Since that time Jimmy has been head editor at two magazines, been published in numerous publications within the endurance sport, recreation, and travel segments. Currently Jimmy is competing professionally in off-road multisport. In his spare time Jimmy passionately follows Formula 1, Moto GP, and is an avid cook.

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