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|  August 2018  |
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New COC swim programs

We are excited to announce a Masters Swim Practice this August, Wednesdays, 6:30-7:15pm as well as Beginner's Kids' Swim Lessons on Mondays and Wednesdays.

Masters' dates:
August 8 - Basic Freestyle technique and Open Water swim safety
August 15 - Managing heart rate, active recovery, backstroke skills
August 22 - Body Alignment, kicking and gliding for efficiency
August 29 - Alternative Swim Strokes

Masters Swim Practice is available to Adult intermediate to advanced swimmers, age 18 and up. Like all our Fitness classes, practice will cost members $5, non-members $10, or use punch card - all payable at the start of practice.
 
The structure of the practice is as follows:
10 minute dock talk/swim lesson and demo by coaches.
10 minute drills practice
20 minute swim practice/free swim within the ...

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Swim18 Craftsbury 0554

New COC swim programs

We are excited to announce a Masters Swim Practice this August, Wednesdays, 6:30-7:15pm as well as Beginner's Kids' Swim Lessons on Mondays and Wednesdays.Masters' dates:August 8 - Basic Freestyle technique and Open ... go arrow

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Russell Spring: 1926-2018

The Center's founder, Russell M Spring, passed Monday night. He was 92.

Russell joins his wife Janet, who had pre-deceased him by a year and a half. Russell and Janet founded the Center in 1976, after purchasing the Cutler Academy campus, a former boys' school. They cut a Nordic trail network on the land, hosted sculling camps, and added running camps a short time later. Russell and Janet, and the whole Spring family, grew the Center for the next 30+ years, before selling to Dick and Judy who reformed the organization into the non-profit it is today.

We will share the obituary as soon as available, however, we wanted to share the news of his passing. Russell's curiosity, openness to new ideas and embrace of an engaged life lived outdoors formed the much of the bedrock that the current ...

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Russell Spring: 1926-2018

The Center's founder, Russell M Spring, passed Monday night. He was 92. Russell joins his wife Janet, who had pre-deceased him by a year and a half. Russell and Janet founded the Center in 1976, after purchasing the ... go arrow

|  July 2018  |
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Results: TNR #10

We were back at the Center today, with some ripping fast times with runners on the yellow course and bikers on the blue course.

In the 5k bike event, Clare Wilson was the first female finisher while Orion Cenkl again topped the men's field. In the 10k bike race, Jack Young won for the men while Annie Rowell was the first woman across the line. Birthday girl Audrey Mangan won the women's running race and Ollie Burruss barely held off Adam Martin for the men's win.

Next week's race will be at Sterling College. Registration will be on the Common in front of the Common House. See you there!

Results:

5k Bike | 10k Bike | Run | Season Standings

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Results: TNR #10

We were back at the Center today, with some ripping fast times with runners on the yellow course and bikers on the blue course.In the 5k bike event, Clare Wilson was the first female finisher while Orion Cenkl again ... go arrow

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7/31 TNR #10 at the Outdoor Center

Tonight's Tuesday Night Race will be held at the Outdoor Center with the runners on Course B (yellow signs) and the bikers on Course A (white signs). There's still time to pre-register here. Day-of registration opens at 5:15 with bikers starting and 5:45pm and runners at 6pm. See you there!

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7/31 TNR #10 at the Outdoor Center

Tonight's Tuesday Night Race will be held at the Outdoor Center with the runners on Course B (yellow signs) and the bikers on Course A (white signs). There's still time to pre-register here. Day-of registration ... go arrow

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U23 Worlds Results: Davison races to historic 4th, Dwinell & Bilchik 5th in C Final

GRP U23 athletes wrapped up racing yesterday at the Under 23 World Rowing Championships in Poznan, Poland which ran from July 25 - 29, 2018.

Ben Davison had an impressive five days of racing as the USA’s U23 Men’s Single Sculler (BM1x). When all was said and done, he came away with a 4th place finish (06:55.250) in the A Final. Canada (6:48.70); Germany (6:48.700); and Bulgaria (6:51.420) took gold, silver, bronze, respectively. Ireland (6:59.570) and Brazil (7:06.45) took 5th and 6th place respectively. Although it was tough coming short of the podium, Ben’s performance was a historic best in this event; and, we are so proud of him for quietly and humbly showing his devotion to this sport though his racing and his actions off the water. This year marks Ben's 4th year with the ...

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U23 Worlds Results: Davison races to historic 4th, Dwinell & Bilchik 5th in C Final

GRP U23 athletes wrapped up racing yesterday at the Under 23 World Rowing Championships in Poznan, Poland which ran from July 25 - 29, 2018. Ben Davison had an impressive five days of racing as the USA’s U23 ... go arrow

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Fitness & Fun for mature adventurers

Join COC staff for guided fitness sessions and modest adventures for the 55+ crowd, three Friday afternoons this summer!

June 22: A Walk in the Woods - Tour the Center trails and enjoy wildflowers, birds and some map reading. Modest pace and terrain.
July 13: Biathlon Basics - Learn about the sport, the equipment and shooting with Hallie Grossman.
July 22: Orienteering - Local Orienteering master Adrian Owens will share his knowledge and love of this sport for mind and body! Modest pace, walking involved.
July 27: Chair Yoga - Liz Keglor will lead a chair yoga session to help flexibility, balance and mobility.
August 3: Strength and Balance Circuit - Join GRP athlete Kelsey Dickinson for her customized session to improve strength and balance.
August 10: Canoeing Introduction and Review - ...

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Fitness & Fun for mature adventurers

Join COC staff for guided fitness sessions and modest adventures for the 55+ crowd, three Friday afternoons this summer!June 22: A Walk in the Woods - Tour the Center trails and enjoy wildflowers, birds and some map ... go arrow

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Results: TNR #9

We had a great turnout this evening at the Hardwick Trails for the 9th TNR of the season. Thanks to Cormac Leahy and Eric Remick for marking the course!

In the 5k bike event, Cara Murphy was the first female finisher while Orion Cenkl topped the men's field. In the 10k bike race there was a Jolly sweep with Megan Jolly winning the women's race and Chris Jolly taking the win in the men's event. Audrey Mangan won the women's running race and Ethan Dreissigacker was first for the men.

Next week's race will be back at the Center with runners racing on Course B (yellow signs with blue/purple arrows) and bikers contesting Course A (white signs with red arrows). See you there!

Results:

5k Bike | 10k Bike | Run | Season Standings

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Results: TNR #9

We had a great turnout this evening at the Hardwick Trails for the 9th TNR of the season. Thanks to Cormac Leahy and Eric Remick for marking the course!In the 5k bike event, Cara Murphy was the first female finisher ... go arrow

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7/24 TNR #9 in Hardwick

Tomorrow's Tuesday Night Race will be hosted at the Hardwick Trails!! Bib pick-up, registration, and race start/finish will take place in the Hazen Union parking lot. Bathrooms are available in the school. All registration and start times will be moved back by 15 minutes to ensure the timing crew makes it! Thus, registration will open at 5:30pm and close at 5:45pm for bikers and 6:00pm for runners. Bikers will start at 6pm and runners at 6:15pm. All three events will be offered (5k run, 5k bike, and 10k bike) on one 5k course so please be aware of other racers.

You can pre-register here. See you tomorrow!

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7/24 TNR #9 in Hardwick

Tomorrow's Tuesday Night Race will be hosted at the Hardwick Trails!! Bib pick-up, registration, and race start/finish will take place in the Hazen Union parking lot. Bathrooms are available in the school. All ... go arrow