The Monarch girls got out strong at St. Vrain... and finished even stronger. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Carson Hume and Eric Hamer went quickly to the front of the Joe Vigil high school boys race--and stayed there. Photo by Eric Flores.
Pursued by a couple of hungry Bobcats, Luke Yeager ponders the move that would take him safely out of their reach. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Until the last 150 meters, the gap between Paul Roberts and Zachary Alhamra never got any bigger than this. All photos by Alan Versaw.
If you were a coach or spectator at today's St. Vrain Invitational, the meet management has a short survey they'd like you to fill out:
If you were an athlete at today's St. Vrain Invitational, the meet management of the St. Vrain Invitational has a brief survey they'd like you to fill out.
Monarch's Kaitlyn Benner figures to be paying her final visit to the St. Vrain Invitational on Saturday. Colorado Track XC file photo.
These are the names of the future, and St. Vrain is your first and best chance to catch them in action.
One thing you can count on for the first half mile or so at St. Vrain is a mass of humanity. Colorado Track XC file photo.
There is no course in Colorado that rivals the spaciousness and pleasant feeling of the starting line of the Pueblo Central Invitational. Colorado Track XC file photo.
It's always competitive as soon as the gun sounds at the St. Vrain Invitational. Colorado Track XC file photo.
Additional InformationREGISTRATION HELP:
Contact: Mark Roberts
NO DOGS ALLOWED ON SCHOOL PROPERTY. Please leave your pets at home.
Print your own maps from the link below.
Lyons High School is located at 100 McConnell Drive, Lyons, CO 80540
Buses and handicap vehicles should turn left at the first bridge for parking. All other spectators should continue west another 1/3 mile on Hwy 36 and take a left on Park Street followed by another quick left onto 2nd Ave over the original bridge to access the field parking next to the course.
The UPDATED time schedule for the day is as follows:
8:00 Boys Middle School (2-mile race)
8:25 Girls Middle School (2-mile race)
8:50 National Anthem
9:05 Girls Varsity 2A/3A - Unlimited, Score 4
9:35 Girls Varsity 4A/5A - Run 10, score 5
10:05 Boys Varsity 2A/3A - Unlimited, Score 4
10:35 Boys Varsity 4A/5A - Run 10, score 5
11:05 Girls JV
11:40 Boys JV
12:20 Varsity Awards in Front of the East Grandstand
Here are links to several versions of the course map. Please print your own before you come. We will NOT be handing out maps on Saturday morning.
Middle School map: