Category Archives: Running

Creative Ways to Hydrate and Fuel in the Heat

In the wake of a few heat waves in New England, we bring you a post on hydrating and fueling for optimum performance from nutritionist Kim Evans, who has been a guest speaker for the running campers in Craftsbury. While … Continue reading

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Hill Training: Making Friends with Hills!

​From Craftsbury Running Camp Director Heidi Caldwell Saturday’s point-to-point half marathon from Craftsbury Outdoor Center to Hill Farmstead Brewery brought runners over a grueling 2,000 feet of elevation gain. To top it off, the final miles of the race had … Continue reading

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Technique Tips: Singletrack Running with Mindfulness

Workout from Green Racing Project skier Caitlin Patterson, who also has legit running creds – she represented the US at World Mountain Running Championships in 2017 Trail running can be a straightforward and nearly mindless workout – just lace up … Continue reading

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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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Fischer Marathon Prep Workout: Singletrack Running with Mindfulness

Workout from Green Racing Project and Fischer athlete Caitlin Patterson Trail running can be a straightforward and nearly mindless workout – just lace up the shoes, find a local trail and go. However if you approach it with mindfulness, it … Continue reading

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Craftsbury Nordic skiers run at VT state cross country meets

Thetford, Vt. — On a perfect fall day in the famous Thetford Academy woods, current and former Craftsbury Nordic Ski Club skiers competed at the Vermont State Cross Country meet on Saturday for their high school teams. Representing Craftsbury Academy, … Continue reading

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2015 Halloween Biathlon Gallery

Last Thursday saw the initial running of the Halloween biathlon race at the Biathlon range at Elinor’s field. 16 competitors contested an interval start race with two shooting stages and three running laps of approximately 600 meters. Penalties required a … Continue reading

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Trails2Ales

When two obvious interests collide, why not make a weekend out of it? That cracking idea was not mine. A multi-year running camp athlete and a handful of big-thinking running coaches came up with the concept: an autumn weekend of trail running … Continue reading

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“Team Craftsbury” at the Burlington Invitational

Cross country running and autumn go together hand in thin knit glove: colorfully dressed thinclads dashing up winding hills amidst a blaze of changing leaves, splattered and muddy racing spikes, cold hands and pink cheeks, cheering teammates, friends and parents. Yet … Continue reading

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Here’s to Autumn Running: Foliage Weekend 2

That familiar snap in the air, glowing sunshine against vibrant leaves, rustling tall corn stalks, shrouded mists on Big Hosmer and hoar frost abounding, autumn at Craftsbury resonates. Fifteen spirited runners showed up for the last foliage weekend running camp … Continue reading

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