Among those contending for the 5A Girls individual title on Friday figure to be Lina Corrales, Brynn Siles, and Luna Slater.
Mason Brown seems to be fully back on track now and should be the boys individual favorite as last year's top returning finisher.
Luke Thurman just might be the Kadet we're fixing to learn the most about this fall.
The pitter-patter of feet around the course has begun for a new season!
Broomfield can beat you by packing it up or stringing it out. They're not especially particular that way.
Elliot Cassidy figures to be part of a loaded Silver Creek roster for this fall.
Ivy Gonzales moves briskly to the finish line as Broomfield's top finisher at State last fall.
When the gun goes off and the race begins, do you understand all that's taking place?
Colton Stice is a name you're going to become familiar with this fall.
Easton Allred's 9:45 at in the 5A Boys 3200 placed him 12th, as a freshman.
Maya Ordonez is two-for-two in cross country team titles in her high school career. Will this year make it three-for-three?
Tiana Bradfield doesn't get most of the ink at Peak to Peak, but she gets things done nevertheless.
It almost, but not quite, feels like the start of the season when the gun goes off for the start of a scrimmage race. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Lizzy Harding is part of a long line of Battle Mountain Huskies who can put a race out of reach in a hurry.
Charlie Perry steps into a new role as team leader at Monarch, but it's a role he's well-groomed for.
Polson Ranch is hosting again this year, which probably means Jonathan Dalby has already staked out his spot near the finish line.
Naomi Harding is just one of the things you worry about when you go up against Battle Mountain.
Katie Hooten moved up smartly in the Centaurus distance rankings through the course of last school year.
It's not quite cross country season yet, but you wouldn't know that from Georgia Barone's race this morning. File photo.
Isaac Roberts keeps a familiar surname in view at powerhouse Lyons.
Logan Simington, John Moroney, and Brock Dykema are just three of the returnees on a loaded Silver Creek roster.
Erik Le Roux sets up between Ethan Powell and Brent Bailey on his way to winning the high school division of the Colorado Springs Community Mile.
Rachel Goodrich was one of the impact freshmen of last fall's 4A season.
Taylor James laid claim the fastest high school girl in the Pearl Street Mile. File photo.
Carter Dillon was nipping at Joshua Romine's heels this spring. It looks to be Dillon's team to lead this fall.
Luna Slater blasted a 5:20 mile on the streets of Fort Collins last night. It could be a nice season shaping up for the Poudre senior. File photo.
Until someone finds a way of breaking up McConnell, Shults, and Bradfield (mostly hidden), beating Peak to Peak is going to be tough.
The Pearl Street Mile and the Colorado Springs Community Mile take to the streets Wednesday and Thursday!
Grant Norman is part of a core of experience D'Evelyn will be relying on heavily this fall.
Prepare yourself to see more of Afeworki Zeru this cross country season, but most views may be from behind.