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Going The Distance – Craftsbury Couples

The last couple of years we’ve had all sorts of family combinations at running camp:  father/son, mother/daughter, sister/brother. This was the summer of the Craftsbury Couple: spouses who love running and who came to camp together. Meet Mary and Art, Matt … Continue reading

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Summer of Stretching

This was Stretching Summer at the running camps. Realizing this quotidian task was being neglected made the coaching staff vow to make the runners stretch and stretch some more. The runners stretched: every runner (including coaches), before and after every … Continue reading

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All Comers Synergy, Part 2

More highlights from All Comers week: Thank you all comers runners – we had a terrific week. The summer’s running camps are over. See you in September for the two autumn Foliage and Running weekends!        

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All Comers Synergy, Part 1

All comers week – it’s the last summer running camp and it attracted runners spanning from 18 – 66 years-old. With running as a common bond and with their variety of life experiences the runners once again created a synergistic, … Continue reading

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Mastering Craftsbury

Every July a group of hardy runners comes together for a week. For Nedim and Dave the week was a brand new experience. For Jules, Laura, Michael, Bill, Elaine, Richard, Ted, Lawton and all the others the trip to Craftsbury … Continue reading

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Craftsbury on Runblogger.com

Been great having Runblogger.com author Pete Larson with us this week and last for Running Camp. He’s shared a bit of what he’s been up to on his site.

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Paw-Paddle Adventure Race and The Ridge Run

Take 24 eager and avid runners, add mud, a wood chip pile and a race on the water. Sprinkle in some old fashioned foot speed and you have the Paw-Paddle Adventure Race.  The runners had to do some three legged … Continue reading

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Cross Country Week 2, Part 2

Watching 24 high school runners give all they’ve got every day is inspiring stuff. We reward them with ice cream and Black River play time along with lectures about exercise physiology and how to create a training plan for the … Continue reading

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High School Cross Country, Week Two

A full camp of 24 speedy teens from all over New England and the mid-Atlantic plus Shreveport, Lousiana came to Craftsbury for fun, fast running and lots of learning. We cram a lot into a day and running is only … Continue reading

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Big Hosmer Hair Whipping – It’s a Thing

The Paw-Paddle  Relay had just concluded when we were treated to a hair whipping extravaganza by Myla, Katherine, Avery and Anneka. It was Big Hosmer performance art never before seen at high school cross country camp. We gave it 4 … Continue reading

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