Category Archives: Running

Takeaways from ‘Skiing for Runners’ Camp

Last weekend we hosted a four-day ‘Skiing for Runners’ Camp. Our days were filled with ski clinics, snowy runs, core-warming saunas, and snowshoe walks under the stars. Although the majority of the athletes had spent little – or no – … Continue reading

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The unrefined art of pool running

On the heels of an injury post, it felt fitting to pay homage to an injured runner’s frenemy: Pool running. I have met very few people who truly enjoy pool running. In fact, I can think of only one friend … Continue reading

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An ode to Injury

Oh injury, sweet injury, what have I done? To make you lay siege to my body and toy with my mind… Greetings from the Land of the Injured! After living here for a couple of months now, I have some … Continue reading

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Fall Running Road Tour: Recap!

Last month Craftsbury Running spread her wings and ventured out of the COC nest for the first annual Craftsbury Running Road Tour. We decided it was time to share the best kept secret in New England running: Craftsbury is running … Continue reading

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In praise of saunas

From COC Running Director Heidi Caldwell During the dark days of December in the Northeast Kingdom, we are all about upping our cozy game and hunkering down. Recently, I’ve been channeling the Scandinavian concept of “hygge” (pronounced hoo-gah). In essence, … Continue reading

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Winter Running Tips and Tricks

From Running Director Heidi Caldwell Yes, snow is starting to fall up here in the NEK. With snow accumulating in mid-October, winter seems in a rush to get started this year. While many have tunnel vision on ski season, others … Continue reading

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2018 Summer Tuesday Night Race Series

Last week, we held our 13th and final Julbo Tuesday Night race of the 2018 summer. This weekly event has become a tradition here at the Outdoor Center, with as many as 60 racers toeing the line on any given … Continue reading

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Thoughts on a summer of running camps

As running camps wind down for the summer season, there is a lull in running activity here at the Center. There is no longer a group of runners to meet every morning for a run and a jump in Great … Continue reading

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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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