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Running Abroad

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Running Abroad

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Running Abroad offer great opportunity to prepare for your Cross Country and/or Track season whilst experiencing a new culture. 

Student-athletes will train with professional coaches in an Elite training environment, whilst exploring other countries and their cultures. Julien and Martin, the co-founders of Running Abroad, have carefully designed a 2 week summer camp package that revolves around running and fitness, social activities, learning, discovery, and new experiences. 

All level of fitness are welcomed. 

The Training program will focus on solid base training covering both miles, running form, technique, strength and plyometric exercises. After individual assessments, the athletes will be given their personalised training program. Athletes, parents & coaches will be included in discussion to establish guidelines and mileage.

Parents and the runner’s coaches are welcomed to join the camps. The Running Abroad registration page offers a large amount of detail but Running Abroad are happy to talk with you before reserving you place.  

Large Groups or High School Teams: Running Abroad will organise your own private camp that is built for you and your team. They can accommodate any itinerary for any group size and for as many days as you would like.  To take advantage of Running Abroad’s competitive pricing, discuss your preferred program directly with them.



By Air: Toulouse Blagnac airport (TLS) 

Transfers: Athlete's transfers are included

Car Hire: To redeem your Special Discount via our partners, Rhino Car Hire, Click Here →


Meet the Team


Julien Bousquet: Co-founder/Head Recruitor
Julien has strong experience both as an athlete and as a coach. Among the best French 800m runners of his generation, he was offered a full scholarship in NCAA Division I. After receiving his Bachelor's degree, Julien coached high school track and cross-country, first at Spain Park High School in Birmingham, AL and then at the University School of Nashville in Nashville, TN.

Martin Casse: Co-founder/Camp Head Coach
Martin is a professional runner who will be the head coach/main counselor for both camps. He has a great deal of experience, having led and organized more than 4 camps for the Balma Track Club in Toulouse, France during the past 3 yrs, the latest in Bordeaux this past March.

Sébastien Gamel: Professional Coach/ Counselor
Sebastien is a professional coach and former elite athlete. He will be your Camp Director. He has led more than 20 middle distance runners to the national French Championships and several runners to the International Championships, including Djilali Bedrani (8:28 on the 3K Steeplechase) who is now on the French National team. Sebastien has extensive experience in leading running camps, having organized more than 15 camps for athletes ages 12-24 where he served as the Camp Director.

Training Facilities



Font-Romeu is a High Performance, High Altitude training centre set in the French Pyrenees. You may bump into Olympic Gold Medal winners or one of the many visiting International Teams. Everyone trains, lives and eats in the same place.


For more details about Font-Romeu, please Read More  


“We are very proud and excited to host student-athletes in the South of France. The location of our camps is one of the best in the world for altitude training. Everyone who goes to this place is amazed by the beauty of the Pyrenees and by the fact that there are pro-runners everywhere in Font-Romeu" Martin, Co-founder of Running Abroad.

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Reviewed by Mary Beth
On 13-Feb-2020 14:0:22

Comments:  What a wonderful experience this was for Anna! She had an amazing time and got so much out of the camp in addition to the running. Y’all did an amazing job with the kids and keeping parents informed
Reviewed by Henry
On 13-Feb-2020 14:0:38

Comments:  Henry is very thankful that he had the opportunity to experience the training, culture and such a beautiful area of the world.We would not hesitate to recommend the camp to anyone who is interested in attending in the futur. Thank you for a wonderful experience
Reviewed by Lauri
On 13-Feb-2020 14:0:04

Comments:  What a wonderful experience – My daughter loved every minute of it. She had lots of fun, worked hard, and made some great friends – what could be better! It more than met our expectations
Reviewed by Erika
On 13-Feb-2020 14:0:32

Comments:  Thank you for your outstanding communication, organization, and support on every level throughout the camp. I know that Camila had a terrific experience
Reviewed by Dani
On 13-Feb-2020 14:0:01

Comments:  I loved having people from all over the place to learn about different cultures.The training was very personalized and I learned a ton! Practicing French was also great
Reviewed by Etienne
On 13-Feb-2020 14:0:22

Comments:  This was one of the best times of my life
Reviewed by Gram
On 13-Feb-2020 14:0:12

Comments:  Best experience of my life
Reviewed by Avrid
On 13-Feb-2020 14:0:39

Comments:  This camp was a great experience. The training, the counsellors and new people made it amazing. Font Romeu is a great place