Category Archives: Running

2015 Halloween Biathlon Gallery

Last Thursday saw the initial running of the Halloween biathlon race at the Biathlon range at Elinor’s field. 16 competitors contested an interval start race with two shooting stages and three running laps of approximately 600 meters. Penalties required a … Continue reading

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Trails2Ales

When two obvious interests collide, why not make a weekend out of it? That cracking idea was not mine. A multi-year running camp athlete and a handful of big-thinking running coaches came up with the concept: an autumn weekend of trail running … Continue reading

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“Team Craftsbury” at the Burlington Invitational

Cross country running and autumn go together hand in thin knit glove: colorfully dressed thinclads dashing up winding hills amidst a blaze of changing leaves, splattered and muddy racing spikes, cold hands and pink cheeks, cheering teammates, friends and parents. Yet … Continue reading

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Here’s to Autumn Running: Foliage Weekend 2

That familiar snap in the air, glowing sunshine against vibrant leaves, rustling tall corn stalks, shrouded mists on Big Hosmer and hoar frost abounding, autumn at Craftsbury resonates. Fifteen spirited runners showed up for the last foliage weekend running camp … Continue reading

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Foliage and Running – Sparkling Sun, Vibrant Runners

The first Foliage and Running camp came and went with glowing sunshine and a collection of runners that gave the weekend wings. With two wife/husband couples, a mother/daughter pair, two running pals and five sparky women from the Melrose Running … Continue reading

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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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