The Unified/Paralympic race has become an annual tradition at Colorado State Cross Country. Now there are two races to select from.
There are plenty of ways to obsess over the state meet before the runners actually toe the line!
Soleil Gaylord has spent a lot of time running by herself this fall. Can she continue that into State?
A fresh, new update on the old viewing-options-for-state article...
If Niwot is going to win this thing, the pack is how it's going to get done.
Hannah Ellis won huge at her regional last week and now faces bigger obstacles at State.
Blake Davis is one of 3A's top returners from last year, but instead of finishing 16th this year, he could be very much in the running for the 3A Boys title.
Charlie Perry, not much heard from of late, reminded a few folks of what's he's capable of at 5A Region 3.
Chloe Veilleux won going away last year, but faces a stiff test to repeat this year.
Cole Sprout dominated on this course on August 25. Can he do it again on October 28?
Not surprisingly, Mountain Vista wins the state meet merge, but how do the rest of the teams fare?
The top 4A boys teams show well in a power merge, right behind the top three 5A boys teams.
4A Girls show well in the full meet merge.
Mountain Vista's patience paid off for a big result that put them atop the 5A results and both meet merges.
Brock Dykema dogs the heels of Cole Sprout nearing the midway point of the race.
Ryan Matson's patient persistence helped keep Palmer Ridge in a position to execute their dreams of a state title.
Stephanie Carrasco set a solid pace for the 5A Girls race through most of its duration.
Colorado State Cross Country 4A champion Elizabeth Constien talks about her win, NXR Southwest and college
Hannah Brown's late-race fatigue wasn't enough to keep her from nailing down a team title for Mountain Vista.
Helen Cross's patient persistence meant an individual title for her and a team title for Nederland.
The 3A Boys race had nothing close to a well-defined leader at the base of Little Willis.
Once inside the stadium, Mason Norman made certain he made his lead stick to the finish line.
Lyons' Field Soosloff moved from 34th place at the mile to seventh place at the finish.
Isaac Roberts' second-place finish helped keep Lyons in the familiar position of first.
Isabella Prosceno maintained a consistent position at or near the front through the entire race.
What you may not have realized is that Steamboat Springs was actually beating Peak to Peak through two miles of the 3A Girls race.
It took a long time for the lead group to dwindle even as far as four in the 5A Boys race.
Naomi Harding was one of four Battle Mountain Huskies claiming top-20 finishes on Saturday.
It's been a while since we've seen Peak to Peak in blue singlets, but the remainder of the scene is familiar to the rest of 3A.
Ethan Rouse closes in on the creek crossing, and a Mountain Vista state title draws nearer with every step.