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NEW PALTZ RUNNING CAMP: AUGUST 4-9, 2019 * MEASLES/MUMPS/RUBELLA IMMUNIZATION REQUIRED TO ATTEND CAMP *

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Coach Michael Trunkes

Coach Trunkes is a lifelong runner and swimmer who has already helped turn the SUNY New Paltz women’s team into one of the best in their region.   He graduated from The University of Arizona and was a member of the schools 1984 PAC-10 championship team.

An avid runner for more than 30 years, Trunkes has achieved personal-best marks in the Marathon (2:28:17), the 10K (29:54), the 5K (14:42), the 3K (8:26) and the 1500-meter run (3:58). As a masters runners' coach, Trunkes has posted times on the track of 32:57 for the 10K and 15:55.75 for 5K.

He has been a member of the Central Park Track Club for 24 years where he has worked as an adviser to many top athletes. Trunkes has also earned a Level 1 coaching certification from USA Track and Field at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo., and moderated the first Hudson Valley Distance Running Summit.

Coach Tommy Nohilly

Nohilly was NCAA steeple chase champion in 1989 and went on the place 4th at the 1992 and 1996 Olympic Trials.  His PR in the 3K steeple is 8:16.92 and he was a member of the 1999 US National XC team.

Nohilly graduated from Monsignor McClancy HS in Queens and The University of Florida.  He is a full time personal trainer and one of the leading experts in the country on Active Isolated Stretching.  He has worked with Wharton Performance in Manhattan for over ten years.  He still competes and is one of the best masters runners in the country.

Nohilly recently took over the HS XC program at John Jay Cross River  - where his three children will be competing.''


Additional Staff Members

Dr. Ben PearlHead of Medical Staff 
Paul Saloon
Staff CoachJohn Jay Cross River
Kim NohillyStaff Nurse 
Liam HackettCounselorHavard University
Tom RizzoCounselorSUNY New Paltz
Eion NohillyCITGeorgetown University
Julie FlowersCITSUNY New Paltz


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New Paltz Running Camp

35 Cragswood Road 
New Paltz, New York 12561

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