Category Archives: Running

Local Dirt: Tour de Daniel’s Pond and Lake Parker

Welcome to our new blog segment, ‘Local Dirt’. The Northeast Kingdom abounds with secluded dirt roads, class IVs, and trails ripe for exploration, and we’re looking forward to sharing our favorite routes as we discover them! In these segments we … Continue reading

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Running to Sculling Camp

To scull in Craftsbury is to run in Flagstaff – devotees flocking to the home of expert coaching, elite athletes, and an ideal training setting. I have never been particularly drawn to the sport, but life in Craftsbury undoubtedly spotlights … Continue reading

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A case for multi-sport training

For many reasons – ease, efficiency, enjoyment – we runners are  inclined to run and only run, opting against the myriad of other exercise programs. No other activity quite compares to the feeling of hitting a rhythmic stride mid-run or … Continue reading

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Spring-ing back to running!

Spring has officially sprung! Though we still have impressively high snow banks and miles of beautifully groomed ski trail here in the Northeast Kingdom, the Gregorian calendar has spoken: spring is here. And as the sun shines brighter, the days … Continue reading

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Craftsbury Running Coach Spotlight

Each month, we’ll be featuring a short interview with one of our summer running coaches. First up, Sam Davis, a USATF Certified Level 2 Endurance Coach, as well as an RRCA Coach. What made you decide to coach runners? About … Continue reading

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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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