Ben Hahn, Program Director
Ben was inspired to create our program, with the beautiful location and access to varied elevations that we offer. He brings his expertise as a two-time NCAA Division II All-American athlete at Edinboro University to our program, and oversees all of the camp logistics. Ben is a licensed Physical Education teacher and also has head coaching experience in track and cross country at the high school level. His personal bests are 1:06:19 for the Half Marathon and 14:13 for the 5K. Finally, he has a wonderful wife named Dylan who helps keep his head on at all times.
Kathryn Ross, Counselor
Kathryn is an accomplished trail and mountain runner living in Durango, CO. She has had top finishes at Kendall Mountain race, Kennebec Mountain race, the Cowboy half marathon, and Transrockies run, a 6-day stage race with partner Jenn Shelton. In addition she has had top three finishes at the Leadville Marathon, the Grand Traverse run, Imogene Pass and the Mt.Sneffles half-marathon. Prior to trail running, Kathryn spent over 8 years racing triathlons at the junior national and elite levels. She spent four years on the US Junior National team before transitioning to the elite level. Two years were spent training at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs after graduating high school. Kathryn made the decision to step away from the elite triathlon circuit in 2012 to begin school at Fort Lewis College in Durango. There she gained a degree in Exercise Physiology. During her time as a college student, Kathryn coached the Durango High School girls swim team for three seasons and the Durango Club Swim Team for two seasons. Currently, Kathryn works as a rehab technician at Integrated Physical Therapy in Durango. As a rehab tech Kathryn works with patients on exercises to regain strength, fitness and movement after injury or surgery. In her free time Kathryn continues to train and race in the sport of trail and mountain running. She recently completed her first 50-mile race in December at the North Face Endurance Challenge in San Francisco.