Erik Nelson's Widefield teams have left an enduring smile on his face. Contributed photo.
In only three seasons as a coach at Central, Ted Leblow has helped bring about a remarkable change in the program. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Mike and Sara Callor have recently added Nathan to their home. Contributed photo.
When it comes to longevity in the cross country business, Larry Zaragoza currently has no rivals here in the state of Colorado. Photo by Eric Flores.
Brady Archer and runner Emma Most share a photo op together at last year's state meet. Contributed photo.
Back in his days at Western State, Kelly Christensen stakes out a lead at the Rocky Mountain Shootout. Contributed photo.
Josh Trahan enjoys a moment with his state champion 4x400 team this spring. Contributed photo.
Kevin Akers exhorts a runner in a race early this spring. Colorado Track XC file photo.
Deb Hellman has been coaching St. Mary's cross country for several years, and took the reins of St. Mary's track and field this spring. Contributed photo.
No, it isn't that Colorado Track XC has gone to covering football. It's just that there are usually a lot more cameras around the gridiron than there are around the throwing rings. Photo by John Contrares/Lamar Ledger.
Keith Hampton and son Ryan caught together at a recent state cross country meet. Contributed photo.
In a few short years at Regis Jesuit, Ryan Taylor has made a few coaching marks of his own, and he draws from a deep well. Contributed photo.
While Ethan Cotton contemplates the pain that dominates his immediate future, Coach Rob Parish points the way to triumph. Contributed photo.
Bobby Tillman (second from left) takes his place on the podium with his state second-place team from 2013. Contributed photo.
Before Jonathan Dalby coached Mountain Vista to a state championship, he was groomed to win state championships back home in Missouri. Contributed photos.
Kenny Wilcox (with cap) imparts a little wisdom to the Salida girls team at a recent meet. Contributed photo.