Brace yourself for another rousing edition of NXR-SW Boys, but with lots of new faces this time around!
Refamiliarize yourself with the Blue Blob of Broomfield. They're going to be a load to handle.
We caught up with Matthew Bradley of the Prescott Badgers for our latest Q&A Interview where he talks about running in Prescott and how his teammates have shaped his high school running experience.
Grant Gardner led Springville to a Utah 5A state title over Timpanogos and the top place in the boys merge.
The 2016 Boys Championship race descends into the dip.
The Flagstaff girls came out the surprising big winner in the Arizona state meet.
Of course it's another year of hold-your-breath racing shaping up at NXR-SW! And a few girls who stand out from this photo in last year's race are very much in the hunt again this year.
Alyssa Wells of Holy Family (Colorado) should figure as one of the favorites in the small school girls open race.
Mountain Vista (Vista Nation) figures to be a force in the open races as well as the championship races.
Aidan Troutner figures as a top contender for an individual berth to NXN on Saturday.
Will American Fork (UT) continue in its dominance and recent history at NXR Southwest
Top returners from NXR-SW, 2016? How about these two guys?
Quinn McConnell is the top returner from 2016 who will actually be back to run this year.
Even the evening sky was gearing up for a big race tomorrow!
Lizzie Harding, Elizabeth Constien, and Naomi Harding set up strong early. And, they had some important folks in the rear-view mirror.
Late in the race, Aidan Troutner took on the look of invincibility, while the team race came to a rolling boil behind him.
Utah only results from the 2017 NXN Southwest Regional this past weekend.
An interesting thing happens when you plug Allie Chipman's result into the team scoring from NXR-SW.
If you like thinking ahead to next year, you might want to check out how Dakota Ridge fares in a virtual meet of returning runners from NXR-SW.
The race standings were a lot different at one mile from what they would end up being at the end.
Up until about half-way through the race, the pack of leaders was tight and consistent.
Midway through, Nicole Lawrence and Kaylee Thompson were still battling over the lead, and the field was beginning to string out behind them.
Check out over 2,600 photos from Nike Southwest by our very own Harold Smith!
Ty McCray of Wings surged to an early lead, but most of the trailing pack ended up reeling him in.
Cole Munoz led more or less throughout the Medium School Boys race, but met with a stiff challenge from Wyatt Evans at the end.
Carley Bennett was one of a lengthy list of Colorado athletes enjoying stellar days at this year's NXR-SW.
Which teams on the bubble of NXN will get chosen as at-large bids?
See which teams the selection committee has chosen to run at NXN Nationals.
The drought is over for Arizona boys as the State sends its first boys team to Nike Cross Nationals this Saturday.