Week Two of the outdoor season brought more state-leading marks, as a few of Colorado's best have emerged on the national lists as well.
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Zion Gordon is one of 19 Colorado athletes headed to NBNI this weekend.
Soleil Gaylord is slated to run in the Emerging Elite 3,200 at the New Balance National indoor championships next week.
Landon Rast finished third in the mile in a personal best of 4:19.
Isabella Bowland leads a charge of Colorado distance runners into Saturday's finals at the Simplot Games.
In his first ever indoor meet, Turkey Valley's (TX) Jake Merrell ran a new U.S. No. 14 time in the 800m of 1:55.14.
Dajaz Defrand has been quietly posting some outrageously good sprint marks this indoor season.
In 24 hours some of the best athletes from across the country will descend on the Cadet Field House for the Air Force High School Open.
Zion Gordon just might be one of the fastest 60 hurdlers in the nation, but he still figures to get tested Friday and Saturday.
There were only two meets this past weekend, but a slew of top marks came from Sunday's USATF-Colorado State Indoor Championships at the Cadet Field House.
Jackson Connelly and Ray Robinson were two of the league's fastest last year. Look for even more of the same this year.
Arria Minor stays at the front of a very fast crowd at 60 meters.
Logan Simington was one of the top middle school runners of 2013 who stuck around to make a big impact in 2017 as well.
Landon Rast made an early impression as a freshman.
Rock Canyon has a very real shot here, but it will take big efforts down the line by guys like AJ Bishop to get it done.
I don't have any results from the meet to share with you, but I do know Center honored the memory of former Antonito coach Tommy Archuleta at Center's home meet on Friday, even renaming the meet in Archuleta's honor.
John O'Malley and Cooper Brown very nearly led Centaurus to an upset of epic proportions on Saturday. Photos by Ashley Green.
Thomas Chaston works to fend off a late challenge from Cal Banta in the 4A Boys Race.
Charlie Perry steps into a new role as team leader at Monarch, but it's a role he's well-groomed for.
Though very fast, Nick Ciccio is a kind of secondhand Lion. Baseball gets him first.
Emma Willadsen is the first face of the Eaton Red Scourge sweeping across northeastern Colorado. Colorado Track XC file photo by Alan Versaw.
Alex Fu and Addison Hellier rank among the leaders in an extremely deep returning roster for Mountain Vista. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Landon Rast had a very solid freshman campaign for Legend this fall and figures to be an even bigger part of next fall's picture. Colorado Track XC file photo by Alan Versaw.
Logan Simington of Thompson Valley (CO) logged the second-fastest time of any freshman at NXR-SW on Saturday. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Wearing lucky #13, Katie Rainsberger crosses the Desert Twilight finish line just ahead of local favorite Dani Jones. Photo by Margot Kelly.
Jacob Robirds, 5th-place finisher at last year's middle school state meet, currently owns the #5 2A freshman boys time. Colorado Track XC file photo by Alan Versaw.
Apparently, this wasn't the weekend to lay low before cross country practice started.
Allie Chipman of Mountain Ridge Middle School rates among the favorites to win the girls championship race on Saturday. Contributed photo.
Zack Retzlaff led a very strong Pueblo West team at the Doherty Spartan Invitational. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Manitou's Marcus Rodholm made life uncomfortable for Josh Davis in track season, and it appears Rodholm will be back to haunt Davis's steps in cross country season. Colorado Track XC file photo.
Bound together by one another's arms and a little bit of kinesio tape, Salida's girls celebrate a "we" state championship. Photo by Megan Percy.
Tyler Scholl and Andrew King went at it hammer-and-tongs for most of the race before King finally moved ahead to stay. Photo by Karl Fortney.