The following schedule is subject to change.

8:30 AM Check-in and Late Day of Registration (Check or Cash Only)

9:00 AM Dr. Toni M. Torres-McGehee - Identifying Low Energy Availability & With or Without an Eating Disorder among Collegiate Athletes

10:30 AM Coach Tom Schwartz - Maximum Oxygen Consumption Training

12:00 PM Tim Surface & Tom Schwartz - Final Surge

12:30 PM Break / Lunch

1:30 PM Dr. Joe Vigil - Pillar of a Successful Distance Program

3:10 PM Keith Scruggs - Beyond the Barbell: Strength Considerations and Application for Distance Runners

4:30 PM Coach Tom Schwartz - Maximum Lactate Steady-State Training

8:30 AM Check-in and Late Day of Registration (Check or Cash Only)

9:00 AM Dr. Joe Vigil - The Development of Olympic Middle Distance Runners – Featuring Practical Applications for High School & Collegiate Athletes

10:50 AM Dr. Bill Pierce - Smart Training for the Long Run

12:30 PM Break / Lunch

1:30 PM Dr. Russ Pate - Training Kids for Performance Today and Running for a Lifetime

3:10 PM Dr. Bill Pierce - Train Smart and Run Forever

4:30 PM Closure


Cost & Fees

Sign-up Early for Best Pricing

Early Registration 2-Day Access: $175*
Early Registration 1-Day Access: $125*

*Midnight Friday, October 6th, 2017 is the deadline for Early Registration (online or postmarked)

Late Registration 2-Day Access: $225
Late Registration 1-Day Access: $150

A One-Day Pass is good for either Saturday or Sunday



University of South Carolina

Arnold School of Public Health

921 Assembly St
Columbia, SC 29208

Website | Campus Map
(Intersection of Assembly and College Street on the Campus Map)


Ample and free parking is available on campus.


Host Hotel

Inn at USC Columbia

Inn at USC Wyndham Garden Columbia

1619 Pendleton Street
Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: 803-779-7779

Discount Rates:

Guaranteed Rate of $135/night includes full breakfast.

Reserve by calling 803-779-7779 or you may reserve online or use the Booking Link: Use code RunSum.

The Inn is within walking distance to the Running Summit.

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