Category Archives: Running

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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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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