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Results - Craftsbury BKL Opener

The opening Craftsbury BKL races of the season were a great success this Sunday, directly following the NENSA Eastern Cup Opener. Kids were lined up to register well before the Eastern Cup races had even finished. There were smiles, cookies, and lollipops all around.

New this year, Craftsbury BKL races up through the sixth grade level will be untimed and results will not be published. This is to encourage younger kids to focus less on their time or place and more on the process and experience of racing. Results from the seventh & eighth grade races are below. Congrats to Esther Cuneo, Eli Shifrin, and all our participants on their races! And a big thank-you goes out to our volunteers.

BKL Girls 7&8th Grade 3.5k Freestyle Mass Start

Place Time Name
1 7:40 Esther Cuneo
2 8:11 Sadie ...
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Results - Craftsbury BKL Opener

The opening Craftsbury BKL races of the season were a great success this Sunday, directly following the NENSA Eastern Cup Opener. Kids were lined up to register well before the Eastern Cup races had even finished. ... go arrow

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Dec. 23: Craftsbury BKL Race

December 22 UPDATE:  racing will start at NOON, not 11:15 due to Eastern Cup Schedule changes.

Excited to host the first BKL racing opportunity of the season: Sunday, Dec. 23rd, directly following the conclusion of the Eastern Cup races!
 
Details:
Day-of-race registration is $5, starting at 10:30am in the AC. First race goes off at NOON.

Mass start by age group, freestyle technique (classic or skate). Distances for each age group is roughly:

  • Lollipop: ~0.5k
  • Grades 1&2: 1.5k
  • Grades 3&4: 2.5k
  • Grades 5&6: 3k
  • Grades 7&8: 4k

We’re starting a new thing for our Grades 1-6 age groups: we will not be timing those races or publishing results. Order-of-finish ribbons will be given through 10th place for all grades, and everyone gets lollipops and cookies at the finish.
 
Check our race flyer for ...

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Dec. 23: Craftsbury BKL Race

December 22 UPDATE:  racing will start at NOON, not 11:15 due to Eastern Cup Schedule changes.Excited to host the first BKL racing opportunity of the season: Sunday, Dec. 23rd, directly following the conclusion of ... go arrow

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Holiday Fitness and Programming schedule changes

(Updated 22-Dec-18) In light of the holidays and upcoming races, there are a few fitness class and ski program scheduling changes that we would like you to be aware of. 

Winter Seasonal Changes:
Feldenkrais: For the rest of December, Feldenkrais will be 4:30-5:30pm on Wednesdays. In January, class will change to 3:45-4:45pm.
Yoga: At the beginning of December, Thursday’s yoga class changed from Restorative to Mindfulness Flow and is from 4:30-5:30pm.

Cancellations:
Catamounts: Catamounts will not be held during Christmas week (the 23rd and the 26th). On the 23rd there is a Bill Koch race that the kids are welcome to join. It is very low key and cookies for all! Cats can borrow equipment if they would like to.
Chair Yoga
: Cancelled December 24 and 31.
CommFit
: No Community Fitness Monday, ...

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Holiday Fitness and Programming schedule changes

(Updated 22-Dec-18) In light of the holidays and upcoming races, there are a few fitness class and ski program scheduling changes that we would like you to be aware of. Winter Seasonal Changes:Feldenkrais: For the ... go arrow

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SKI TRAILS CLOSED FRIDAY DEC 21

Unfortunately due to the forecast weather conditions and upcoming Eastern Cup this weekend, we are forced to close the ski trails tomorrow, December 21st to try to preserve the base and allow drainage. Stay tuned for more updates!

Eastern Cup questions? Find all the info at NENSA's website.

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SKI TRAILS CLOSED FRIDAY DEC 21

Unfortunately due to the forecast weather conditions and upcoming Eastern Cup this weekend, we are forced to close the ski trails tomorrow, December 21st to try to preserve the base and allow drainage. Stay tuned ... go arrow

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TNR #2 Results

A field of 46 racers took on Tuesday Night Race #2 this week, which switched to classic for a fierce 5k on the Challenge Course (which includes a long stride up Kirby's Pass!). In an upset of sorts, GRP rower Wes Vear took the win over perennial first-place finisher Ethan Dreissigacker. Ben Taska poled across the line in third, completing a repeat of our men's podium from last week (albeit in a different order). Their times were 14:28, 15:01, and 15:18.

On the women's side, visiting rower and former skier* Sydney Michalak took first place in a time of 18:42. She was followed by Trina Hosmer in 19:05 and Jenny McIlvane in 19:14.

Full results from tonight can be found here, and the beginnings of series standings can be viewed here. Check out full series info here, and pre-register here if ...

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TNR #2 Results

A field of 46 racers took on Tuesday Night Race #2 this week, which switched to classic for a fierce 5k on the Challenge Course (which includes a long stride up Kirby's Pass!). In an upset of sorts, GRP rower Wes ... go arrow

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Sprint Doubleheader Wrap-up

The Outdoor Center was bustling with excitement for the first race of the winter 2018-2019 season: The Sprint Doubleheader. Saturday was classic day, while Sunday was freestyle technique. The double sprint format is new for this year’s Opener, and was a big hit!

The racing was a sea of green, with CNSC juniors and Green Racing Project athletes, toeing the line, as well as many CNSC and GRP alums. In Saturday’s qualifier for the women, Kait Miller was 3rd, Corey Stock was 5th, and Quincy Massey-Bierman was 12th. For the alumni crew, Heather Mooney was 2nd, Alex Lawson was 6th, Lina Sutro was 7th, Phoebe Sweet was 8th, and Callie Young was 9th. By the end of the day, Kait took the silver medal position, while Alex was 4th, Heather was 5th, and Lina was 6th. Corey was 7th, Callie was ...

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Sprint Doubleheader Wrap-up

The Outdoor Center was bustling with excitement for the first race of the winter 2018-2019 season: The Sprint Doubleheader. Saturday was classic day, while Sunday was freestyle technique. The double sprint format is ... go arrow

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Ski Sessions: Fun and Fitness for Mature Adventurers

Join COC staff for guided fitness sessions and modest adventures for the 55+ crowd. January’s meetings will be on snow!

On January 18, we will host the Build Your Confidence on Cross Country Skis session. This active and fun afternoon will introduce you to ski gear and build your confidence moving on skis. A very supportive and fun atmosphere will guarantee smiles. Activities will engage a range of skills, so join us if you’re new to skiing or have some experience. 

On January 25, we’ll have the Cross Country Skills session. Here, we’ll explore some of the trails at the Center, practice skills and increase your confidence on hills, corners, and rolling terrain. This is a great opportunity to see some beautiful winter scenes. 

 Equipment is free for both sessions-arrive at ...

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Ski Sessions: Fun and Fitness for Mature Adventurers

Join COC staff for guided fitness sessions and modest adventures for the 55+ crowd. January’s meetings will be on snow!On January 18, we will host the Build Your Confidence on Cross Country Skis session. This ... go arrow

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Tuesday Night XC Series - 18-19

Looking for a fun way to challenge yourself, hang with friends or measure your ski fitness in a low-key atmosphere? Join us for the weekly Tuesday Night Race series, starting December 11th. Registration opens at 3:15pm, and races start at 4:00pm. We'll primarily rotate between 3 courses, with some longer weeks, a few fun twists, and a field trip to Hardwick Trails, about 25 minutes south of campus. Races are mainly mass start, with some interval starts thrown in for good measure.

Entry is free if you're a Craftsbury member or houseguest, otherwise your day membership covers your entry. Find full details and come join the fun!

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Tuesday Night XC Series - 18-19

Looking for a fun way to challenge yourself, hang with friends or measure your ski fitness in a low-key atmosphere? Join us for the weekly Tuesday Night Race series, starting December 11th. Registration opens at ... go arrow