Where dreamers come to run, and runners live the dream.
Dream Run Camp
Endurance training is hard work. As such, it requires a high level of motivation, which for most athletes comes partly from an expectation that their training will yield results. But expectation...
The 21 Percent Performance Factor You’re Probably Neglecting
Among the various platitudes you’re certain to hear from politicians and media talking heads in the wake of a local or regional disaster is that the people there are “tough and resilient.” You’ve...
Ego Death and Athlete Coaching
Every once in a while, an athlete I’m coaching will confront me with information that they’ve obtained from another source and that (at least in their perception) challenges what I’ve told them or...
Now It’s Your Turn
The first mile I ever ran was the last mile of the 1983 Boston Marathon. How many people can say that? I was eleven years old at the time, and my dad had brought the whole family down from New...
Why I Created Dream Run Camp
The best summer of my life was the one I spent in Flagstaff, Arizona, as a “fake professional runner” embedded with the HOKA Northern Arizona Elite professional running team. For thirteen...
Runner Success Stories
Have you ever dreamed of being a professional runner, or at least living like one for a period of time? Check out these stories from our Dream Runners below.
“I have worked with Matt for 2 years and during that time my running has progressed further than in the previous 30 when I “coached” myself. Matt’s approach combines deep knowledge and experience with genuine empathy and collaboration. And the results speak for themselves. While working with Matt I have improved my best half marathon time by 8 minutes and clocked a 17 minute marathon PR. Matt is a true artist in the field and, because of him, I am still improving at age 60-plus.”
A Selfish Thing to Do
By Bill Barth A funny thing happened on the eve of a funeral. I answered the invitation to fill out an online questionnaire that kept popping up every time I lurked the Dream Run Camp site. I...
Why I Want to Go to Dream Run Camp
“Let your passion, not your ability, decide how far you go.” Matt Fitzgerald I had returned to running only five years earlier after a twenty year break. But I didn’t just take a twenty year break...
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