Monthly Archives: July 2014

Craftsbury in the Southern Hemisphere

Our globetrotting endless winter members the Massey-Biermans are getting some early (or maybe it’s late?) season k’s in on snow in Argentina. From Paul – “Craftsbury well represented in 4 km girls pursuit race yesterday – run on the FIS … Continue reading

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Craftsbury on

Been great having author Pete Larson with us this week and last for Running Camp. He’s shared a bit of what he’s been up to on his site.

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Paw-Paddle Adventure Race and The Ridge Run

Take 24 eager and avid runners, add mud, a wood chip pile and a race on the water. Sprinkle in some old fashioned foot speed and you have the Paw-Paddle Adventure Race.  The runners had to do some three legged … Continue reading

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Cross Country Week 2, Part 2

Watching 24 high school runners give all they’ve got every day is inspiring stuff. We reward them with ice cream and Black River play time along with lectures about exercise physiology and how to create a training plan for the … Continue reading

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High School Cross Country, Week Two

A full camp of 24 speedy teens from all over New England and the mid-Atlantic plus Shreveport, Lousiana came to Craftsbury for fun, fast running and lots of learning. We cram a lot into a day and running is only … Continue reading

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Big Hosmer Hair Whipping – It’s a Thing

The Paw-Paddle  Relay had just concluded when we were treated to a hair whipping extravaganza by Myla, Katherine, Avery and Anneka. It was Big Hosmer performance art never before seen at high school cross country camp. We gave it 4 … Continue reading

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Recipe of the Month: Spiced Maple Pecans or Peanuts

Fresh greens and veggies from the garden get a serious salad upgrade with spiced maple pecans and homemade dressing. These are also great as an on-the-go snack. We dare you to resist eating them by the handful! Yield- 2 ½ cups … Continue reading

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Cross Country, Part 2

High school cross country week entails a whole lot more than just running. After the tough fartlek and tempo workout on the Common we cooled our legs in the brisk Black River. Olivia’s idea of a Paw-Paddle adventure race hit … Continue reading

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Cross Country Runners Do It All, Part 1

Week one of the third annual high school cross country camp was a boat load of fun. The young harriers powered through hills on a hot and sunny afternoon, learned about exercise physiology and nutrition and they honed their racing … Continue reading

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