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On Thursday, January 28th, the first race of U.S. Masters National Championships was held at the Craftsbury Outdoor Center in Craftsbury Common, Vermont. The 10 kilometer skate race will be followed by Saturday’s 50K classic Craftsbury Marathon. 35 women and 129 men contested the overall win. As predicted, the men’s race came down to a battle between M1 racers Eli Enman (Huntington, VT) and Jesse Downs (Jericho, VT). Enman prevailed for the overall win in...

A big rainstorm on Monday took a toll on snow in New England.  Here is the latest from Craftsbury, site of this week’s National Masters and Craftsbury Marathon. Here at Craftsbury, the rain has passed and there’s even some thin sunshine this morning. Temps are still higher than seasonal norms, in the 40s. While less than ideal in some ways, it means that we can still easily move snow around. All available hands are shoveling,...

Master skiers from across the U.S. are gearing up for a long weekend trip to Anchorage, Alaska in just a few weeks time as the 2009 AXCS National Masters Championships returns to the great white north — March 5-8, 2009. The AXCS (American XC Skiers) National Masters is North America’s largest championship event and features official age groups starting at 25-29 up until 90+ years young. No qualification or licenses are necessary. Skiers sign up...