Since 1973

Melody Fairchild

Girls Resident Running Camp, Boulder Mtn Warriors Run Club, Cortical Field Re-education


Melody Fairchild, worldclass runner, motivational speaker

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HS/MS Girl’s Running Camp

Join us, for a week of overnight camp in the beautiful Rocky Mountains above Boulder, Co. Return home empowered, inspired and strengthened! Choosing this camp is a choice to embrace your talent, your strength and your desire to be the best you can be; to bridge the gap between dreaming and doing. Find the edge you are looking for, to access your full potential as a runner, by rediscovering your

Passion – Courage – Commitment  and Resilience

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For girls ages 13-18
Monday, June 26 – Sun, July 2 2017
Cost: $900.00
Location: Nederland, Co. 
Registration: Please fill out the on-line REGISTRATION FORM ->

Strengthen your running soul with friends, fun and challenge in the beauty of the Rocky Mountains:
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  • Build endurance and strength running trails in and around Nederland, Co.
  • Learn how to Eat to win, with expert nutrition education and delicious, wholesome, home-cooked meals.
  • Learn recovery techniques for the body and positive thinking techniques for the mind, for a sustainable running career.
  • Gain body awareness for efficient and fast running, through lessons on form and flexibility.
  • Build a positive body image to support your competitive fire, using the nationally recognized Body Project as our discussion guide.
  • Train your brain for racing success through visualization.
  • Fun camp activities: Scavenger hunt, skits, “Make Yourself The Heroine” mural creation; inter-camp trail race and team challenge day.
  • Chill-out on the deck/in the hot tub or hammock, looking over the Continental Divide.
  • Make lifelong friends, have fun and get ready for your best XC season yet!
Collegiate Counselors to guide you:
  • Isabelle Kennedy (Fairview HS/Boston College)
  • Katie Lyons (Greeley West/Western State College)
  • Julia Jaschke (Kent Denver/Middlebury College)
  • Paige Stoner (Syracuse)

Melody is an inspiring, driven, and positive person and as a guide, coach and mentor, had an amazing impact on my career. She taught me not only how to overcome obstacles, but how to face them with courage. In the face of adversity, Melody constantly reminded me to “Soar High,” allowing me to clearly see the big picture while remaining in the moment. Thanks to Melody, I found myself soaring higher than I ever had and I owe much of my success to her.” – Jordyn Coulter – Colorado State 800m, 1600m champion and state record holder,  National Gatorade Player of the Year and current NCAA Div I Student-Athlete

“Melody fosters an environment at camp in which I immediately felt at home. She approaches the sport with a reverence and respect not just for the physical challenges it poses, but for the internal, mental strength it demands.  She seeks to support and strengthen the soul of the runner by giving each girl access to new ways of thinking about her inner resources: her strength, talent, desire, competitiveness, vision and gratitude for the ability to put on her running shoes each day. As a result, I left Melody’s camp energized, excited and eager to lace up my shoes for any challenge the sport may throw my way. Her ability to support young female athletes is exceptional and rare.” – Isabelle Kennedy; former camper, current NCAA Div I student-athlete.


BoulderMountainWarriors

Youth Running Club for Kids 7-14

Building  Passionate, Courageous, Committed, Kind and Resilient Runners through Four Seasons of Activity:

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  • Summer track
  • Fall Cross Country
  • Bolder Boulder 10K Training
  • Summer track

SUMMER TRACK

Begins June 1 and ends July 6

Join us for 6 fun weeks of track and field! Track season is the time for runners to learn PRECISION and PACE. For those Warriors who want to tackle a new PR in events from the 400-3000, our coaches are here to help you achieve them! For those wanting to explore other events, we offer instruction in Sprints, Relays, Discus, Shot Put, Long Jump and Hurdles.

For: boys and girls ages 7-14
Times: Monday and Thursday 5:15 – 6:30 p.m.
Location: Practices are at Fairview H.S. track.
Meets: Track Meets 6/1, 6/15, 6/20-22, 7/6*
Cost: $230.00

 

*Meets on 6/1, 6/15, and 7/6 are all comers track meets put on by Boulder Road Runners. Go to the Boulder Road Runners website for more information.
The meet on the weekend of 6/20-22 is the USATF Colorado Junior Olympic State Track & Field Championships. Membership in USATF is required. Register here for USATF membership. Affiliate as a Boulder Mountain Warrior. Club #0402

 

 

Cross Country

Begins Monday, September 11 and ends December 9

Cross Country is our most fun season of the year! Join full teams of Harriers in the following age groups: 7-8, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14. Compete for top honors in USATF State, Regional, and National Championships.

** Don’t miss our popular team building retreat in Nederland, November 10-12 **

For: Age Group Teams from 7-14
Times: Monday & Wednesday 4:15 – 5:30 p.m.
Location: Pavilion at Viele Lake, next to South Boulder Rec Center (map)
Cost: $330

 

To register for  USATF membership go to www.usatf.org; and sign up as a Boulder Mountain Warrior. Club #0402. Membership in USATF is required to be able to compete for our Boulder Mountain Warriors Teams and have a chance to score and succeed as a team.
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Melody Fairchild

Melody has been a professional athlete for 22 years

Melody Fairchild Career highlights include:

  • First HS girl in U.S. History to break 10 min. for 2 miles. (9:55:00)
  • Two-time Footlocker XC Champion (’90,’91), current course record holder (16:39, 5k).
  • Bronze Medalist, Jr. World XC Championships, Antwerp, Belgium 1991
  • 8-time Colorado state champion and Current State Record holder in 3200, 1600, ’89-‘91
  • NCCA All American Track and XC, UO Ducks, ’92-‘96
  • NCAA Champion, 3000m indoors, UO Ducks, ‘96
  • Two-time Olympic Trials qualifier, 10k (’96) and Marathon (2000)
  • U.S World Track and Field Championships Team Member, 1997, 5k

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RECENT

  •  2017: USATF Masters National XC Champion
  •  2015: 1st, Freihofer’s Run For Women Master’s 5k
  • 2014: Four USATF National Master’s Titles: 5k, 10k, 15k and Trail Half Marathon Championships
  • 2014: 1st, Freihofer’s Run For Women Master’s 5k
  • 2014: 1st, Lifetime Fitness’ Leadville race Series 10k; course record by 4 minutes, 38:07
  • 2012: Top Ten World Mountain Running Championships, Ponte, Di Legno, Italy; member of U.S. Gold Medal Team
  • 2012: Top Ten World Long Distance Mtn. Running Championships, Jungfrau Marathon, Interlaken, Switzerland
  • 2012: 2nd, U.S. Mountain Running Short Course (8k) Championships, Loon Mtn., N.H.
  • 2012: 7th, Bolder Boulder 10k Citizen’s Race 36:12 (altitude)
  • 2012: 4th U.S. Trail Marathon Championships, Project Athena Moab Trail Marathon
  • 2012: 4th USATF Colorado State XC Championships Colorado Springs
  • 2012: 2nd, USATF Colorado State Half Marathon Championships, Boulder Half Marathon
  • 2012: 5th, USATF Colorado State 10k Championships, Evergreen Town Race
  • Winner, 2010, 2011, Collegiate Peaks 25 mile trail race, Colo.
  • Winner, 2010 118 mile Trans Rockies Run, Colorado
  • Winner, 2011 Colorado Half Marathon (1:23:00)
  • Top 3 in 2010 and 2011 Teva Mountain Games – uphill Half Marathon and Trail 10k

Professional:

  • Assistant Track coach, Willamette University, ‘04
  • Assistant XC Coach, Wellesley College, ‘03
  • Head Girls XC Coach, Simsbury HS, Ct., ‘00

Personal Bests:

3k: 9:07
5k: 15:30
10k: 33:06
Half Marathon: 1:11:34

Marathon: 2:44:44

 

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