ATHLETES EXCELLING

Cycling, Running, Walking, Lifting, Rugby—our athletes come together to train, cheer and succeed.

We believe that the tenants of athletics, fitness, and social support facilitate an environment in which achieving one's best is a natural and expected outcome.  BaseCamp Athletic Club (BC-AC) can be found proudly in pursuit on the roads (endurance), in the gym (strength) or on the field (rugby).  We embark on the journey, share in the set-backs, and celebrate the collective achievements along the way...welcoming like-minded individuals to join in our efforts, and the "community in motion".

STRENGTH

From novice to competitive, Power

& Olympic-Style Weightlifting

ENDURANCE

Runners, walkers and cyclists are all welcome in this group.

RUGBY

Flag Rugby
Ages 6-14

BCAC COMMITTEE

Board Liaison

KRISTEN
PRENDERGAST

Dr. Kristen Prendergast is a graduate of the University of Virginia and the UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical school. Following medical school she completed her residency training in pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Colorado in Aurora, CO. She went on to specialize in Pediatric Hospitalist Medicine and currently works at the Lehigh Valley Reilly Children's Hospital in Allentown, PA.

Kristen has been pounding the pavement in Hunterdon County since high school. After competing in middle-distance and cross-county for the University of Virginia she went on to coach briefly for NHHS and compete in local races. She is still an avid runner and enjoys training for distances from the mile to the marathon. She lives in Annandale, NJ with her 3 crazy children and her very patient and understanding husband.

Endurance Coordinator

MARK
CAWLEY

Mark is a founding member of BaseCamp Athletic Club and has previously served as the Treasurer of the BaseCamp 31 Board. With 25+ years in Information Technology, Mark also provides the data management for BaseCamp including the Wall of Champions and Race Series. Although coming to Endurance Racing late, Mark has completed 7 marathons, including Philadelphia and NYC, 20+ half marathons and many local 5k and 10k's. Mark is a graduate of Villanova University and currently works as an IT Infrastructure Manager at Bristol Myers Squibb. He currently resides in the Town of Clinton. When not running with the BaseCamp Community, Mark enjoys golfing as often as possible.

Clubhouse Crew

DON
ECKEL

Don joined based camp in June of 2019, and has been actively involved ever since. He has participated in 2018 and 2019 Main Street Half Marathons and continues to work hard at improving his running ability through the support of Base Camp. Don starting running in 2017 and ran his first 5k. Since then, he has participated in 5 Half Marathons, numerous 5, 10 and 15K races, culminating with the completion of his first full marathon in Rehoboth, DE in Dec of 2019. In addition to his passion for running, Don has dedicated his life to public service in both his professional and personal life. Don is honored to be part of this incredible team.

VISIT US

1250 Route 31 N

Lebanon, NJ 08833

Join us for group runs

Thursdays @ 6:00 PM

Saturdays @ 8:00 AM

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