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10 Reasons to Ditch the Garmin

Our guest blogger this month is Lauren, an RRCA certified coach and the mastermind behind Health on the Run. Her running and wellness blog has been a favorite among the sneakered set since 2010. Since then, she and her husband have started a new life (and a new family!) in Southern Vermont. Follow her adventures in running in the Green Mountains.   This blog was originally written in December 2011, but the content is timeless.…

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Run for Life

By Myra Foster You’ve no doubt heard that Vermont consistently ranks at the top for both health and happiness. Yup, fit and happy. They go together like kale and quinoa. Ben & Jerry. As skis and snowboards go in, bikes come out. There’s hiking, paddling, softball, soccer, Frisbee. And gardening, that’ll put a smile on your face and fresh, organic, absolutely local food on the table. Simplest of all forms…

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CONTEST: Look back to GoPro

Face it, you’re not ready to let go of winter. It’s okay. Neither are we. Help keep winter alive by sharing your favorite memories from this past season. Share videos or photos of your best powder turns, bump runs, slalom gates, ski or snowboard school lessons and après… anything and everything that made your winter unforgettable. To sweeten the deal, one person will win a brand new GoPro HERO 3+…

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“Green Restaurant in the Green Mountain State”

By Lucyann Murray Stratton Food and Beverage Achieves “Green Restaurant in the Green Mountain State” Designation A number of initiatives have been cooking behind the scenes this winter in Stratton Mountain Food & Beverage. While striving for quality and consistency, an element of sustainability has been incorporated through local sourcing of food, conscious sourcing of non-food products, energy efficient measures, and waste diversion away from landfills, to name a few.…

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Goggle Tan For All

By Courtney DiFiore It’s that time of the season – spring skiing! Spring means Stratton’s Annual Pond Skim. This event is a personal favorite because it’s full of thrills, chills and spills. I also really like it for the costumes. After my failed crossing last year (look for me, I’m the pizza slice!), I’ve compiled some helpful tips to keep dry this time around. Be prepared to fall – hopefully…