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Runner of the Summer: Fred

Every summer amidst the stream of runners who come to Craftsbury and  dive into all that encompasses running camp, there is always one who makes me ponder the most what it is to be a runner. There’s something about this … Continue reading

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All Comers Do It All

All comers week started four years ago as an overflow camp for those who didn’t register in time for masters week. The week no longer plays second fiddle to masters week. It has its own vibe and it’s loaded with … Continue reading

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Energy and Experience – Masters Running

Once again the masters romped and stomped their way through their week with 20 returners and 5 new runners. It was a week to remember with favorite coaches Greg and Eric returning to spark it up with their inimitable style. … Continue reading

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Running with Heart – HS XC Week 3

The third and final high school running camp had a flavor all its own. The personalities of these youngsters shone through and they not only held an enterprising talent show, they kept the coaching staff laughing all week. With coaches … Continue reading

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Zippy Teen Runners: HS XC Week 2

With 24 speedy teens converging on the Center from as far away as Ethiopia, the coaching staff was strapped in for a fast ride. As is his custom, Coach Pierre brought an SUV chock full of his club runners from … Continue reading

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High School XC — Fast Start to Summer

Summer running camps began with a flourish when sixteen dedicated and fleet young harriers showed up for the first of the three high school cross country camps. We had two brothers from Chicago who brought two more friends, four returning athletes, … Continue reading

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Craftsbury Juniors: still fast, even off snow!

 Big shoutout to a couple of junior girls who ski with us in the winter and are taking their dryland to new heights. Rena Schwartz and Avery Ellis absolutely crushed their high school track seasons. The girls qualified for New … Continue reading

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Run2Scull Camp

The first running camp of 2015 was small in numbers and expansive in athleticism, grit and drive. Run2Scull camp attracted six brand-new to Craftsbury runners, two brand-new Craftsbury coaches, and a VP from Saucony’s Human Performance & Innovation Lab to … Continue reading

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Craftsbury in Danish

  Remember last May? Wall Street Journal writer Jason Gay published an article on “Naked Running”, aka running by perceived exertion NOT a million techno-baubles strapped to you. The piece had several quotes from Craftsbury Running Director Lynn Jennings, generally … Continue reading

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Running and Skiing

My 2015 winter visit to Craftsbury turned into something of an ad hoc redux of Run2Ski camps past. I met up with my two friends Patsy and Dave at the Center for several days of running and skiing. We likened … Continue reading

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