Arete Women's Running Camp

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Arete Women's Running Camp in Santa Barbara (adults only)

August 16 - 19 (Thursday - Sunday)

Spend a weekend getaway in Santa Barbara falling in love with running in one of the most beautiful places on earth! Participate in trail and coastal runs, bonding activities, reacreational fun, running mechanics, and goal planning. You will leave the camp rejuvenated and inspired in your running and other aspects of your life.


  • Arrival between 2 -3 pm Thursday through departure 12pm Sunday


  • $450 per person / deposit $150 to reserve a space - balance charged June 1.


  • Lodging at camp (Air BnB), some meals, snacks, and beverages

  • Guided runs, form and mechanices demonstration

  • Meditation, cross training {fun!} class, inspiring talks from Arete co-founders

  • Goal-setting takeaway materials

  • Swag bag from our team sponsors, including an exclusive Arete camp training tank

**Deposit of $150 due to reserve a space. Balance due June 1. Deposit is non-refundable but can be used towards a credit for 2019 team membership if cancelled by June 1. Cancellations accepted up to June 1 but after that date, deposit becomes non-refundable.

SAMPLE CAMP SCHEDULE - subject to change!

* Arrival and welcome between 2-3pm
* Introductions and weekend at a glance
Down time to settle into air bnb
* Dinner (included) & happy hour
* Arete Round Table - Discussion about building the community you want

* Optional short Sunrise Run along the coast
* Breakfast, coffee and tea
* Mini Clinic: Running Mechanics - Feeling Good So You Get the Most Out of Your Running
-Learn from our experts proper running mechanices to minimize the risk of injury and improve your efficiency so you feel good and run faster for years to come

*Team Coastal Run
* Lunch and Santa Barbara exploring
* Workshop: Showing up for Your Life

- Inspiring talk and discussion with Arete Co-Founders Mary and Melissa. What it means to show up for yourself and the people in your life. Open discussion and writing.
* Meditation, Mindfulness and Running Joyfully
- Guided meditation and disucssion
* Free Time and hanging out
* Optional second run
* Dinner Family Style
* Team bonding night

* S’mores and storytelling under the stars

* Trail Run led by rabbit owner and trail runner Monica Devreese
* Breakfast, coffee and tea
* Mini Clinic: Nutrition & Fueling - Eating, Running & Feeling Good

*Jenny Schatzle: team workout and inspiration
* Workshop: Dream, Plan, Execute

- Turning dreams into reality - in running & life. Discussion and writing activity led by Arete co-founder and director Mary Wright
* Santa Barbara recreation
* Optional second run
* Dinner Family Style
* Happy Hour at rabbit HQ

* Night out in Santa Barbara

Early morning run
* Breakfast and coffee/tea
* Final team bonding activity
- How to implement your camp experiences into your running and life

* Goodbye and departure from Camp - until next time!

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