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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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Coach Brett Ely Qualifies for 2016 Marathon Trials

Editor’s Note:  Craftsbury Running Coach Brett Ely has just qualified for her fourth Olympic marathon trials on the merit of 2:41:31 (a top 20), earning herself a tidy payday in process. She generously shared this piece detailing her race and … Continue reading

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Eye-Popping Colors and Buttery Sunshine: Final Running Camp

End of September. Jewel colored leaves. Sunshine pouring down like honey. 15 happy runners. Our final running camp of 2014. It seemed none of us could recall an autumn display as drop dead gorgeous as this weekend. Everything we did … Continue reading

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Autumn Running

Our first autumn weekend running camp had a bunch of new faces, some old friends who returned and Dr. Bernd Heinrich who read to us from “Why We Run,” his classic book on running and evolution. We felt like primal … Continue reading

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Videos from Evan Scales

Want to relive some of the summer of 2014? Craftsbury Runner Evan Scales shared two cool edits with us, one of Masters week, the other more general. Find them both on YouTube: Masters 2014 Craftsbury 2014 Scenes

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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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