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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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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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Autumn Leaves, Sunshine and Running

The final running camp of 2013 had blue skies, warm late September sunshine and leaves too beautiful to describe. Eleven runners, ten of them brand new to Craftsbury got a chance to jump into Hosmer, run hills at dawn in … Continue reading

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September Runners

11 runners came to Craftsbury to get a taste of what running camp is all about. We crammed as much as we could into the weekend and had a terrific time. Two yoga sessions, a hill workout, the Ridge Run … Continue reading

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Craftsbury In the News: A Running Coach’s Own Words

Pete Larson, an anatomy and exercise physiology professor who recently left his college position in order to pursue a running-based work life, was new to the running camps this summer. He more than earned his keep each week by lecturing … Continue reading

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Run2Scull,Scull2Run

The last running camp of the summer finished with a rollicking Head of the Hosmer party and a roaring bonfire. Seven runner/scullers polished their sculling skills, flew through their track session and attacked hills with vigor. With two sculling sessions, … Continue reading

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