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UPDATED: March 9-10: Spring Fling and Club Relay Championships

Saturday, March 9: This year the Craftsbury Spring Fling, our long-running spring freestyle mass start, will return to its tried and true 15k lap. The traditional course out Ruthie's inbound and backwards on Sam's and climbing back via Bailey Hazen ought to be in prime shape on race day. All categories, save for BKL, will start together at 10:00am. BKL will start slightly after noon.

Distances: 1 or 2 laps for both Spring Fling and BKL. Competing for NENSA Zak Cup points? Be sure to sign up for the 2 lap (30k) option, unless you're M7 or older (15k).
Day of race bib pickup and entries: Registration and bib pickup will be in the Touring Center, starting at 8:30am. Day race Fling entries are $30, BKL remains $5 for DOR. Distance changes will also be available at bib pickup.
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UPDATED: March 9-10: Spring Fling and Club Relay Championships

Saturday, March 9: This year the Craftsbury Spring Fling, our long-running spring freestyle mass start, will return to its tried and true 15k lap. The traditional course out Ruthie's inbound and backwards on Sam's ... go arrow

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Bill Koch Festival

Last weekend was the pinnacle of most youth skiers' winter: The New England Bill Koch Festival! This year’s Festival was at the Rikert Nordic Center in Ripton, VT. The Festival’s theme was animals, so the Opening Ceremony parade saw animals of all stripes, patterns, and sizes The weekend was comprised of a mini-marathon, relay, and skate individual race, as well as lots of fun! 

The first race on the docket was the classic relay, where athletes are in groups of twos or threes, generally with other kids from the same club or district. Craftsbury is part of the Northeast Vermont district. In the 1st and 2nd grade relay, Charlie Sterner teamed up with Stowe skier Genevieve Graces for 5th, while James Kehler and Jonah Wohlberg were 15th. In the 3rd and 4th grade girls’ race, Stella ...

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Bill Koch Festival

Last weekend was the pinnacle of most youth skiers' winter: The New England Bill Koch Festival! This year’s Festival was at the Rikert Nordic Center in Ripton, VT. The Festival’s theme was animals, so the ... go arrow

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GRP Skiers Wrap Up World Championships, Race China City Sprint Tour

Athletes from the Green Racing Project were spread wide across the globe this past week, as they raced in both Austria and China. Three GRP skiers, Caitlin Patterson, Adam Martin, and Ben Lustgarten finished up World Championships in Seefeld, Austria. Meanwhile, Ida Sargent, Corey Stock, and Liz Guiney took on the three stage China City Sprint Tour in Beijing, China.

World Championships

The races at World Champs in Austria continued on February 27 with a 15k classic individual start. Ben Lustgarten represented the GRP in that race, taking 45th in a time of 42:12. The Championships wrapped up with 30 and 50k freestyle events. In the 30k on March 3, Caitlin Patterson skied to a 34th place finish. The following day, Adam Martin finished 45th in the 50k. World Cup racing continues this ...

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GRP Skiers Wrap Up World Championships, Race China City Sprint Tour

Athletes from the Green Racing Project were spread wide across the globe this past week, as they raced in both Austria and China. Three GRP skiers, Caitlin Patterson, Adam Martin, and Ben Lustgarten finished up ... go arrow

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TNR #10 at the Prevot's Trails: Results!

06.Mar.19

It was a beautiful evening for a Tuesday Night Race, and a location to match, as TNR traveled to Roger and Margie Prevot's immaculate trails for the first time. Racers took on interval start freestyle in pairs, starting two at at time to tackle the 7.5k course. 

Nils Koons started last and passed the entire field to cross the finish line first in 21:06. According to Roger, he thus established the first-ever course record for this venue! Nils was followed by Ethan Dreissigacker in second and Wes Vear in third. Hannah Dreissigacker took first place for the women, with Linda Ramsdell in second and Mickey Fili in third. 

Check out full results here. And a huge thank you, once again, to the Prevots! Next week TNR returns to COC for the penultimate event of the season! You can ...

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TNR #10 at the Prevot's Trails: Results!

06.Mar.19It was a beautiful evening for a Tuesday Night Race, and a location to match, as TNR traveled to Roger and Margie Prevot's immaculate trails for the first time. Racers took on interval start freestyle in ... go arrow

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GRP Biathletes Compete in Otepaeae IBU Cup

This past weekend GRP athletes Kelsey Dickinson, Hallie Grossman, Raleigh Goessling, and Johanna Talihaerm (summer training partner) raced the IBU Cup in Johanna’s home country of Estonia. The races took place in Otepaeae and the first event was a Super Sprint. In the qualifying round Johanna placed 7th with one prone miss. Kelsey also had a strong qualifier placing 9th with no misses. Hallie finished 58th. For the men, Raleigh placed 81st in the qualifying round. In the final, Johanna moved up to 4th while Kelsey was lapped placing 29th.

In the next day’s sprint, Kelsey had a solid race finishing 38th with one standing miss. She was followed by Johanna in 50th and Hallie in 55th. On the men’s side, Raleigh placed 69th.

Next up is World Champs which start March 7th. GRP biathletes ...

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GRP Biathletes Compete in Otepaeae IBU Cup

This past weekend GRP athletes Kelsey Dickinson, Hallie Grossman, Raleigh Goessling, and Johanna Talihaerm (summer training partner) raced the IBU Cup in Johanna’s home country of Estonia. The races took place in ... go arrow

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TNR #9 Results

It was a cold one out there, but 15 racers showed up to weather the temps and take on a classic mass start via the north 5k race course! 

Ethan Dreissigacker took the win, followed by Maxfield English. Anna Schulz took third place (and the women's win) in her first TNR of the year. Men's third place went to Stephen Wright, while the women's podium was rounded out by Trina Hosmer in second and Linda Ramsdell in third. 

Nice work to all racers! Next week we're heading to the Prevot family's trails in East Hardwick for a paired interval start freestyle, approximately 10k in length. More details to come.

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TNR #9 Results

It was a cold one out there, but 15 racers showed up to weather the temps and take on a classic mass start via the north 5k race course! Ethan Dreissigacker took the win, followed by Maxfield English. Anna Schulz ... go arrow

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GRP Biathletes Race at Open Euro Champs

This past weekend some of the GRP biathletes competed at Open European Championships in Minsk-Raubichi, Belarus. The championship event kicked off with an individual race. Emily Dreissigacker had the top US result placing 43rd. She was followed by Kelsey Dickinson in 63rd and Hallie Grossman in 68th. On the men’s side, Raleigh Goessling finished 85th. 

Next up was relay day. In the single mixed relay, Hallie was joined by USBA teammate Travis Cooper. Both team members raced one leg before being lapped. The team placed 22nd. In the mixed relay, Alex Howe and Emily were joined by USBA teammates Deedra Irwin and Max Durtschi. Emily was the second leg and she cleaned both shooting stages using only 2 spares. The team was lapped placing 15th with a total of 2 penalties and 14 spares.

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GRP Biathletes Race at Open Euro Champs

This past weekend some of the GRP biathletes competed at Open European Championships in Minsk-Raubichi, Belarus. The championship event kicked off with an individual race. Emily Dreissigacker had the top US result ... go arrow

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GRP's Akeo Maifeld-Carucci Wins American Birkebeiner; Martin and Patterson at World Championships

It was a big weekend for the Green Racing Project skiers, as Akeo Maifeld-Carucci won his first American Birkebeiner (know colloquially as the Birkie). It also marked the first time that a Green Racing Project athlete has won the Birkie, a 52k freestyle marathon through the woods of Northern Wisconsin. The race has the largest field in North America, and certainly the most prestigious marathon on the continent every year. Meanwhile, on the other side of the world Caitlin Patterson and Adam Martin made their World Championship debuts in Seefeld, Austria.

American Birkie

This year, skiers faced slow conditions and new snow on the 52k trek from Cable to Hayward, Wisconsin. Maifeld-Carucci was skiing in the main pack of approximately 10 skiers until the "halfway" point at OO, with 28k ...

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GRP's Akeo Maifeld-Carucci Wins American Birkebeiner; Martin and Patterson at World Championships

It was a big weekend for the Green Racing Project skiers, as Akeo Maifeld-Carucci won his first American Birkebeiner (know colloquially as the Birkie). It also marked the first time that a Green Racing Project ... go arrow