Camper Profiles

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|  April 2012  |

Susan and Michael Henderson

Michael and Susan Henderson from Holt, MI come to Craftsbury together each summer. With intense jobs as a doctor and a nurse, running is more than just a physical activity for these avid athletes, it bonds them as a couple (ed. note: Michael ...

|  January 2012  |

Elaine Scales

Elaine Scales will be returning to Craftsbury for the 6th time in 2012. She has been a runner for 33 years and lives in Jamaica Plain, MA with her husband Chris and 12-year old son Evan. Chris and Evan come to Craftsbury along with Elaine for a ...

Fred Dedrick

Fred Dedrick came to Craftsbury for the first time in 2011. He is the Executive Director of the National Fund for Workforce Solutions (NFWS), a philanthropic initiative dedicated to assisting low income workers find good careers through job ...

|  June 2011  |

Mike Patenaude

Mike Patenaude resides in Montreal and he will be returning to Craftsbury for the second time this summer. He's 32 years old and has been a runner since autumn 2007. His breakout year was 2008 when he became more serious and ran 5 half ...

|  May 2011  |

Mike Caron

Mike Caron is 43, works as a software developer and lives on Cape Cod, MA with his wife Patricia and his three children Matthew (11), Celia (9), and Audrey (7). Mike has been running for two years. How did you start running? I was always ...

|  January 2011  |

Dave Popik

Dave (age 42) has been a runner for over 25 years, but didn't start running marathons until he was 30. Since that point, he has completed 15 marathons and attended running camp at Craftsbury for three years. He is 42 and lives in Chester, VA ...

Mike Davi

Mike Davi, 37, is a management consultant in Richmond, VA, married to Julie Davi. They have two daughters, Ainslee (10) and Lauren (7). Mike has run 40 marathons. He eagerly anticipates his 4th summer at Craftsbury in 2011. The following recounts ...

|  November 2010  |

Bette Clark

Bette, 55, lives in Yonkers, NY near Van Cortland Park. She is a psychologist who works with children and is married with two children of her own. Bette discovered running late in life but has fully embraced the sport, becoming President of ...

|  October 2010  |

Maya Lopuch

Maya Lopuch, 23, was a first time camper in 2010 and has been running for 8 years. She lives in Chicago where she is attending graduate school at the University of Chicago, studying Public Policy. While your mom Wanda had previously attended ...

|  June 2008  |

Michael Whitson

Michael Whitson is a long time camper at Craftsbury - this will be his seventh season at Craftsbury. This spring I contacted him to find out if he'd share some of his experiences of Craftsbury and beyond. Michael is married to Lynn Erwin, ...

|  November 2007  |

Colleen Woods

I understand you do ultras. How did you get into running in general, and from there ultras? I was always intrigued by people who had completed marathons, so I finally decided back in 2000 to train for a half marathon. When I crossed the finish ...

|  January 2005  |

Liz Lambert

Name: Liz Lambert How many years have you been coming to Craftsbury?This summer will be my 4th year. Camper Liz Lambert What are your training and racing goals for this year/season? Training-wise I’m interested in finding a happy medium ...

Peter Block

Name: Peter Block How many years have you been coming to Craftsbury?2 Camper Peter Block out on the Ridge Run What are your training and racing goals for this season? Training goal: to complete a thorough marathon training program ...