Birdie Hutton and Rachel Hampton went out with Kelley Robinson in the early going, but even then it was apparent Robinson's pace was going to break things open. Photo by Jeff McCoy.
Scoring was still proceeding according to form when Chandler Reid turned onto the finish straight. It was what the guys in mohawks behind him were doing that would rock the 4A world. Photo by Alan Versaw.
It's difficult to match the color and passion of the starting line. Photo by Jeff McCoy.
5A Boys State Championships Race Highlights
The Smoky Hill staff has provided directions to the state cross country meet that should help to alleviate the main points of traffic congestion on Saturday.
Jordyn Colter ruled both Liberty Bell and State in her freshman cross country season of 2011. Colorado Track XC file photo by Alan Versaw.
By the second ascent of Powerline Climb, Jordyn Colter had made it clear that it was her race. Photo by Jeff McCoy.
Tabor Scholl led almost the entire 3A girls race but was never able to fully shake the pursuit of Shelby Stableford and Regan Mullen. Photo by Alan Versaw.
5A Girls State Championships Race Highlights
Garrett Coles is one of the contenders in a wide-open battle for the 3A boys individual state title. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Ty Williams and Ian Boucher were going at it hammer and tongs midway through the 2A boys race. Photo by Alan Versaw.
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The intensity of the 5A boys race was evident on the faces of the Fort Collins runners before the race even began. Photo by Jeff McCoy.
Alfredo Lebon waited a very long year for this moment. Photo by Logan McCoy.
3A Boys State Championship Highlights
Ben Forsee gets to stare down his biggest cross country opportunities yet on Saturday. Photo by Alan Versaw.
2A Girls State Championships Highlights
3A Girls State Championships Highlights
4A Girls State Championships Race Highlights
Several of the teams on this regional starting line will be back in action this week at state. Photo by Jeff McCoy.
Faith Christian's Evan Fortney held off the late charges of TCA's Joshua George and Conner Wilburn to claim the 3A individual title. Photo by Jeff McCoy.
2A Boys State Championship Race Highlights
Coach Gregg Smith passes on some last-minute instructions to the Gunnison girls. Photo by Jeff McCoy.
Kelley Robinson has been on a tear of late and hopes to keep the frenzy going this weekend at state. Photo by Alan Versaw.
With only a quarter mile to go, Sydney Scott keeps her race out in front of her pursuers. Photo by Jeff McCoy.
4A Boys State Championships Race Highlights
Colorado State Cross Country Championships 2011
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