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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 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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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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