Kayla Young punished the Lyons turf for the best time in all Lyons regions of 18:12. Photo by Renee Haip.
The Liberty Bell D2 boys race got out the same way it finished--with Zachary Alhamra in front. Photo by Jeff McCoy.
Thompson Valley's Lindsey Kroboth nips Cydney Billups and Gianna Tesone at the finish line of the 100. Photo by Ashley Green.
Kacie Kaufman had a lot of writing on her hand and a lot of lifting in her season when she came to the state meet. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Lucy Biles and Sydney Badger battled at Great Southwest in June. They figure to meet again at NXR-SW in November. Photo by Alan Versaw.
ThunderRidge's Erin Bowers was one of several athletes enjoying a spectacular afternoon at the St. Vrain Invitational, posting hurdle marks of 14.54 and 43.57. Photo by Ashley Green.
Matt Norton shares a few observations and thoughts after an eye-opening day at the Valor Christian Invitational.
Barely anyone noticed when Mullen's Grant Emrie triple jumped last year. Starting tomorrow, that could be a good deal different. Colorado Track XC file photo.
Daniel Lara finishes the 4x800 for Thompson Valley. The Eagles ran a very solid 8:22.99 to lay down the season's first gauntlet in that event. Photo by Kenny Regan.
Kaite Rainsberger has already had a few big moments in her debut season, but the biggest moment could be yet to come. Colorado Track XC file photo.
Ben Hook and Chandler Ryd were nearly inseparable late in track season. If that pairing works out again in cross country, it should be a very good season for both. Colorado Track XC file photo.
Lauren Hamilton (foreground) and Megan Brunette (background) bring 19-low credentials to the table for TCA this fall. Colorado Track XC file photo.
Some great individual performances were eclipsed by their meaning within the context of team.
Griffin Hay, left, and Gus Waneka, right, couldn't settle things on the course and so had to revert to a time-honored tradition among male contestants. Photo by Karina Ernst.
At one mile into the Division 1 Boys Race, Fort Collins was well-established at the front of the page. They would stay that way. Photo by Jeff McCoy.
The folks at Cheyenne Mountain wanted to create a unique and rewarding cross country experience in the state of Colorado. Like many of us, they are proud of the sport’s hold in these parts, the tradition of the sport in Colorado over the years, and the success our high school athletes achieve on a national level today.
For Sam Lewis and Kirk Webb, there are no more years to wait. It's a matter of do or do not in their senior seasons. Colorado Track XC file photos.
Meet new friends. Meet old friends. Learn new stuff. Come to the clinic!
The Alamosa boys have consistently produced a great pack time this season, helping to make them a favorite for the 3A title. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Despite the weekend exodus of distance talent to the Arcadia Invitation, the Mullen Runners Roost 3200 still boasted a formidable field of talent. Photo by Rick Wilson.
Miss Diversification: the triple jump is just one of the things that Beth Jones does well for 3A power Eaton. She also runs a mean 800 and runs legs on relays. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Thomas Hoffman of Platte Canyon leads the 3A 800 field around turn 3 at last year's state meet. Photo by Alan Versaw
The Dave Sanders Invitational marked the triumphant return of Kaitie Vanatta to cross country competition (photo by Ken Regan).
Ashlee Smalley of Greeley West (photo by Ken Regan) heads for the finish in the Division 2 race with teammate Erica Hinchcliffe close behind.
French Field in Fort Collins could see the first major salvo of the track and field season as Fort Collins High School hosts the 2008 Runners’ Roost of Ft. Collins Invitational.
Guest writer Matt Norton previews the boys and girls of the 5A classification for Colorado Runners. Thank you, Matt!
Of course I’m biased, but the Northern Conference Championship is annually one of the state’s best meets—and this year should be no different.