Eric Orton's Mountain Running Academy
Jackson Hole Mountain Resort is pleased to team up with world-renowned running coach and Marmot athlete Eric Orton, who will host the fourth year of Eric Orton's Mountain Running Academy.
These multi-day running camps based out of Teton Village combine mountain amenities, world-class terrain and a personalized approach to trail running and training to create an unforgettable experience. Guests will spend the days exploring the endless terrain accessed from Jackson Hole Mountain Resort.
This running academy, set in the majestic Teton Mountain Range, provides every participant the opportunity to train, learn, explore and discover what is possible with personalized coaching by Eric Orton, the "Born to Run" coach and author of "The Cool Impossible." Eric's creative and unique coaching format will challenge every camper, allowing them to achieve at their own level of ability, within a fun, inclusive group and team environment.
Who it's for: Who it's for: This camp's itinerary is designed for experienced runners of all levels who are looking to improve and grow their mountain and trail running abilities. Camp participants will be limited, so book now. For tentative schedules, click here.
As seen in the June issue of Outside Magazine, noted author Christopher McDougall's book "Born to Run" was chosen as the No. 1 adventure piece from within a large category of groundbreaking memoirs, fiction, documentaries and film. Don't miss the opportunity to run with world-famous running coach Eric Orton this August in Jackson Hole.
About Eric Orton
Eric Orton is a performance guru and innovative running coach, world renowned for training a wide spectrum of athletes, from recreational runners to competitive age groupers to elite ultra marathoners. He is also known for racing competitively, himself, at nearly every distance from 100 meters to 36 hours in length. Based in the adventure paradise of Jackson Hole, Wyo., in the last few years, Orton came to international acclaim in the bestselling book, "Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen" as the coach of its author, Christopher McDougall. In 2013, Orton authored his own book, "The Cool Impossible," to enable people at any fitness level to become strong, fast, healthy runners who challenge themselves to their own Cool Impossible by dreaming beyond fear and living beyond limits. Orton uses his passions for adventure, participation and health to explore the unlimited possibilities of the body and mind.
About Jackson Hole Mountain Resort
Located in Teton Village, Wyo., Jackson Hole Mountain Resort is a year-round adventure outpost with an amazing array of summer activities. Experience the many activities in the Grand Adventure Park including a new aerial adventure course, downhill mountain biking park, hundreds of miles of hiking trails, tandem paragliding, horseback riding, guided rock climbing, kids programs, outdoor concerts and more — all just ONE mile from Grand Teton National Park.