All of Soleil Gaylord's international racing experience and accumulated meet titles are not enough to put a lock on another state cross country title for Telluride.
A successful return to the roster for Noah Trautner should prove to be a big boost for Pine Creek cross country this fall.
When the field thunders across the start stretch at NXR-SW this fall, who will be the Colorado girls working their way toward the front?
Jimmy Scavuzzo figures to be leading a very competitive SkyView Academy team this fall.
Who will be moving to the front of the pack this year?
Bekah Moenning is one of several returning Durango Demons who, as a team, very nearly made a huge breakthrough last fall.
Despite losses to graduation, it's still going to be tough getting out of this region.
Grant Gardner added a very good track season to his outstanding cross country season from the fall and leads a very talented Springville team into this fall's fray.
Daniel Lisenbee went from a 4:50 1600 PR in 2016 to a 4:26 in 2017. More of that sort of thing happened across the Discovery Canyon distance roster.
If Mountain Vista is in the region, the region already has a leg up in the "toughest region" derby.
Brooke Hillman figures to once again be the lead runner for Paonia cross country this fall.
Kain Medrano was one of Colorado's top performers at last week's USATF Junior Olympic Nationals meet in Kansas. File photo.
A waterlogged James Gregory keeps it in high gear all the way to the finish.
Refamiliarize yourself with the Blue Blob of Broomfield. They're going to be a load to handle.
It was an all-Colorado Junior Women's team at this year's running of the World Mountain Running Championships in Italy. Contributed photo.
Some of the Palmer Ridge pack has gone the way of graduation, but much of it is back again this fall, meaning 4A Region 2 doesn't look to be taking any serious dips from previous years. Photo by Eric Hippe.
It looks to be Joshua Krafsur's turn to lead at Fort Collins High School this fall.
The 2A Region 4 girls were out strong at the start of last year's state race. It could be a similar scenario this year.
Connor McCabe gets one final season to lead his Rampart teammates into the fray.
Mia Manson knocked the stuffing out of the US freshman girls pole vault record today in Lawrence.
Look for coverage of the AAU Junior Olympic Games starting July 29.
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Makenna Knez and her Western Slope compatriots may have a very slight edge in the derby to claim the toughest 3A Girls region.
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Results from track this spring suggest that Payton Corah might be the most improved Tiger this fall.
There was definitely something of a preview of the 5A Region 5 boys at the State 3200 this spring.
Walker Rudolph has emerged as a legitimate long distance threat for Cheyenne Mountain, boosting the prospects for Cheyenne Mountain cross country this fall.
Less than a week and the trails will seem a little less secluded as racers converge on Salida for the big event.
A returning Sophia Conde is one of the reasons prospects look bright for the 2017 edition of the Vanguard girls.
Coach Krich guides a student through his favorite event, the javelin.