As in years past, Wings will host our 15th Annual American Indian Running Coaches Clinic in New Mexico on June 6 – 8, 2013. The clinic will be held at the Futures For Children, headquarters, 9600 Tennyson St., NE, Albuquerque, NM 87043. Registration fee is $75.00 per participant, includes meals (Thurs. – Dinner, Fri. – Breakfast & Lunch, Sat. – Breakfast & Lunch), a Nike t-shirt and curriculum.
Presenters include: Matthew Sakiestewa Gilbert, Ph.D. (University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign), (Hopi), “Native Runners & the American Sport Republic, 1907-1931”; Peter Nabokov, Ph.D., Author of “Indian Running” (1981); Lloyd Lee, Ph.D. (University of New Mexico), “History & Future of Native Leadership”; Wendi Lewis, (Hopi) “Running through the trials & tribulations of life”; Coach Joe Giglia, “The Missing Manual” Fostering the next generation of athletes; Abby Thomas (Miss Navajo 2012-2013), “The Importance of Youth Leadership in Community Health & Wellness” with more to be announced…
Overnight accommodations are available at the LaQuinta Inn – North, 5241 San Antonio Dr., Albuquerque, NM 87109, (505) 821-9000. Ask for the “Wings of America” block rate of $46.80 (not including tax). Please make plans well in advance as there are a limited number of rooms reserved and the deadline for block rate is May 16, 2013.
Please click the links below to download the official flyer and registration form. You may also register online by visiting this page and scrolling down to the electronic registration form. However, be sure to call the Wings office at (505) 982 6761 to confirm receipt of your information and to arrange a method of payment.