Author Archives: Liz Guiney

Marathon Tapering with Heidi Caldwell

Note: want more content like this? Subscribe to our monthly running eNews for technique and training tips, local events, nutrition info, and more. The VT City Marathon is coming up on May 27th! Craftsbury Running Camp director Heidi Caldwell, coming … Continue reading

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2018 Rikert Eastern High School Qualifier Gallery

Our Craftsbury Junior Nordic Ski Club racers were out in full force at the Eastern High School Qualifier in Rikert, VT President’s Day weekend. Click through to see the best shots from Craftsbury parent Chris Young, or click on any … Continue reading

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2018 UVM Carnival/Eastern Cup- Photo Gallery

A collection of photos of our CNSC juniors from the UVM Carnival/Stowe Eastern Cup on February 10-11, which ended up being moved to Craftsbury. Click on any image to enlarge. All photos thanks to photographer Dave Priganc!

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Photos from Tuesday Night Race #2

We were thrilled to have almost 50 racers toeing the line for our second Tuesday Night Race of the season, a 5k classic individual start on Kirby’s Challenge course. Between former GRP skiers, juniors, Sterling College skiers, Craftsbury masters, and … Continue reading

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Summer Snow Storage Project Update

With ever shorter and warmer winters, a few cross country areas have looked into snow saving as a way to extend the season, or ideally start it much earlier. The idea is that during the winter, a ski area will … Continue reading

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Craftsbury Marathon Nutrition Tips: To Carbo-Load or Not to Carbo-Load?

This is a repost of a blog that we published last year, that explores the concept of carbo-loading. However, with the Marathon coming up, it is certainly still a pertinent topic, and we hope racers find it useful in their … Continue reading

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Fischer Marathon Prep Workout: The Pre-Race Routine

A good warm-up can make the difference between a so-so race and a stellar one. In your early season prep races, try this pre-race routine that the Green Racing Project skiers follow: Sticking to a solid pre-race routine helps you … Continue reading

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Photo Gallery: Craftsbury Nordic Skiers at the Fort Kent Eastern Cup

The Craftsbury Nordic juniors had an awesome weekend at the Eastern Cup in Fort Kent this past weekend. In temperatures barely above the legal limit (it has to be warmer than -4f per FIS rules), they threw down some very … Continue reading

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Fischer Marathon Prep Workout: Ski Specific Strength in Poling and Double Poling

From GRP/USBA Biathlete and Fischer athlete Susan Dunklee This workout is great for improving core stability, core strength, arm strength, and balance. These drills are a staple of the US Biathlon Team’s strength training program. However, ski specific strength applies … Continue reading

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Jones Brothers rip it on two wheels.

Although cyclocross may not be our primary sport at Craftsbury, we were proud to see CNSC junior skiers Trey and Owen Jones crushing the New England cyclocross races this fall. Biking is awesome training for cross country skiing, and with … Continue reading

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