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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. ┬áThe 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 ┬áRelay 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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Cross Country, Part 2

High school cross country week entails a whole lot more than just running. After the tough fartlek and tempo workout on the Common we cooled our legs in the brisk Black River. Olivia’s idea of a Paw-Paddle adventure race hit … Continue reading

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Cross Country Runners Do It All, Part 1

Week one of the third annual high school cross country camp was a boat load of fun. The young harriers powered through hills on a hot and sunny afternoon, learned about exercise physiology and nutrition and they honed their racing … Continue reading

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Run2Scull Action

  The fourth annual Run2Scull, Scull2Run week saw Janet, Peter, Phoebe and Patty learn to scull while Abby finally got to join the runners after watching running camps from afar while she was at sculling camp in previous years. Coaches … Continue reading

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Lynn’s Back

Great to have Running Camp Program Director Lynn Jennings back on-site. Check out the New England Runner article on her over at their website.

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Cross-Post: How Running Saved Lynn Jennings’ Life

Found this piece over at Runblogger.com. However, while you may suspect that the title of the piece is meant metaphorically, in fact, it’s far more literal, as you’ll read. Our Running Camp director has recently suffered an acute bilateral pulmonary … Continue reading

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Kestrel Spreads the Ski-O Word

We are happy to share an interview passed to us on a Craftsbury member and ski orienteer, Kestrel Owens. Enjoy! Running around in the woods searching for controls is an activity Kestrel Owens, a Craftsbury member, US Junior Ski-O team … Continue reading

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