Nike Cross-Country Camp Scholarships

Accepting Applications for 2023!


Prairie State Road Runners (PSRR) offers annual scholarship(s) to the Nike Cross Country Camp at Elmhurst University. Runners between the ages of 12 and 17 are eligible to apply. The dates of the camp are July 13-16. The $725 scholarship covers the entire cost of the camp, including training sessions, meals, and lodging. Selected participants are responsible for providing their own transportation to the start of the camp and back home.

The Nike Cross Country Camp at Elmhurst University offers middle & high school cross-country runners the opportunity to learn and develop as a more competitive runner. A combination of distance and speed training, along with drills that work on improving running mechanics and efficiency, are utilized to help each runner prepare for his or her upcoming cross-country season.


  • Between the ages of 12 and 17 years old.
  • Must be able to attend camp on all dates.
  • Applicants should have an interest in and commitment to cross-country.
  • Applicants should demonstrate both academic and athletic success.
  • Applicants should demonstrate leadership and service (through involvement in studentorganizations and/or volunteering within his or her home community)
  • Applicants should be involved in competitive school athletics and/or in clubs ororganizations outside of school which promote amateur competition.
  • Preference will be given to PSRR members and/or applicants who demonstrate financial need.


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