Craftsbury Nationals

Spectator Information

A Spectator’s Guide to US Cross Country Championships at the Craftsbury Outdoor Center

General info:
  • Start lists will be posted in multiple locations, and can also be found at bullitttiming.com

  • Results will be displayed on screens in the lodge, tent, and online at live.bullitttiming.com

  • Food is available for purchase in the Touring Center

  • There are composting toilets in the Gym located on the north side of the deck, as well as numerous porta-pots around campus.

  • Please note separate containers for trash, recyclables and compost.  Signs indicate what can go in each. Thanks for helping with this!

  • If you plan to purchase coffee, tea, or hot cocoa, please bring a travel mug with you.

Parking:
  • If/when our campus parking lots get full, we will park cars a bit further away and provide a shuttle.  
Thursday Jan 3rd:  
  • Classic Interval Start, 1 skier starts every 30 seconds

  • 9:00am: Sit-ski races (2 or 3 laps of the 2.5k para nordic course)

  • 10:00am: Men’s 15k (3 laps of the 5k course)

  • 1:00pm: Women’s 10k (2 laps of the 5k course)

  • Best places to watch:

    • Chip Hill, at the east side of the stadium, where they will lap through the stadium

    • Coaches’ Corner, where they pass twice each lap.  Go to lower field, follow signs to the east, being careful to walk at the edge, off the race course

Friday Jan 4th:
  • Classic Sprint: morning qualifier is a 10 second interval start; top 30 men and women advance to elimination heats in the afternoon; top 30 girls and boys advance to junior heats.

  • 1.3k course

  • 9:30am: Women’s Qualifier

  • 10:30am: Men’s Qualifier

  • 12pm: heats begin

  • Best places to watch:

    • Right in the stadium—it’s a short race, so if you want to see the finish, you’ll want to stay in the stadium

    • If you prefer to watch out on the course, try Coaches’ Corner, where they pass once each lap.  Go to lower field, follow signs to the east, being careful to walk at the edge, off the race course

Saturday Jan 5th:
  • Paralympic Sprint

  • Qualification round starts at 9am.

  • Heats/finals begin at 9:45.

  • The course is all in the stadium fields, so that’s the best place to watch!

  • Heat starts are staggered by disability, making for exciting finishes

Sunday Jan 6th:
  • Freestyle (Skate) Mass Start

  • 9am: Women’s 20k start

  • 10:30am: Men’s 30k start

  • 12:30pm: Junior Boys 10k start

  • 1:30pm: Junior Girls 7.5k start

  • Best places to watch:

    • Chip Hill, at the east side of the stadium, where they will lap through the stadium

    • Coaches’ Corner, where they pass twice each lap.  Go to lower field, follow signs to the east, being careful to walk at the edge, off the race course

 

Tuesday Jan 8th:

  • Freestyle (Skate) Sprint: morning qualifier is an interval start; top 30 advance to elimination heats in the afternoon.

  • 9:30am: Men’s Qualifier

  • 10:30am: Women’s Qualifier

  • 12pm: heats begin

  • 1.3k course

  • Best places to watch:

    • Right in the stadium—it’s a short race, so if you want to see the finish, you’ll want to stay in the stadium

    • If you prefer to watch out on the course, try Coaches’ Corner, where they pass once each lap.  Go to lower field, follow signs to the east, being careful to walk at the edge, off the race course