2014 State


The girls track and field team will defend their 2016 Colorado Class 54 State Track and Field title in the 2017 season.

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Attaining new


Many athletes who compete at Fort Collins High School attain scholarships at the collegiate level.

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Head Coach Crist has earned eight league coach of the year awards. Most recently he was awarded the 2016 United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Coach of the Year award for the state of Colorado which was the 2nd time he has earned this honor. He was Denver Post girls track and field coach of the year for 5A in 2014 and boys track and field coach of the year in 2012 and the Denver Post boys All Classification coach of the year in 2012.

Crist surrounds himself with a coaching staff that is just as talented and experienced.

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Home of the


62 Conference titles, 25 State Championships, and 3 National Championships.

Fort Collins High School is winningest track and field program in Colorado.

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Leading the


Lauren Gregory will lead the track and field team in 2017. She is a three time cross county state champion and two time individual track and field state champion. Lauren also helped Fort Collins High School win the 5A 2016 & 2014 State Track Team Title as well as the 5A 2014 Cross Country Team Title.

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Our tent is big and


Fort Collins High School is recognized as one of the top track and field programs in Colorado. Our big purple tent let's other teams know of our presence at meets.

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The One and Only,


Experience a team camaraderie like no other. Join the Lambkin Track and Field program today!

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Stride to become

Your Best

Through hard work, you can achieve anything. Our athletes are dedicated to their teammates, the program, and themselves.

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A letter from Head Coach Crist

Head Coach Crist writes a letter at the beginning of each track and field season that reflects on the accomplishments of last year's team and highlights what we can expect from our athletes in the forth coming track and field season.

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Track and Field

Become part of the lambkin flock

Track & Field is the most successful athletic program at Fort Collins High School.  The program won its first Conference title in 1912.  Since that time our track teams have won 68 Conference Titles, 25 State Championships, and 3 National Championships!  In fact, Fort Collins won the last national title ever contested and the trophy was retired right here in the "Home of the Champions!"

We cordially invite any student-athlete interested in joining our track and field program.  We are a no-cut sport that offers an opportunity for any person to better him or herself as an athlete and promote a better lifestyle of health and fitness.  Athletes work with a supportive coaching staff where they are encouraged to compete at their fullest potential.  When you join the Lambkin track and field family, you will be surrounded by the nicest and most supportive high school teammates in the city of Fort Collins.

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Lambkins leave it all on the track!

  • 2018 Track Letter
    The 2017 season was another very successful year for the Lambkin track team.  We started the year with 138 student...
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  • 2017 Track Letter
    The 2016 season was definitely one to remember with our girls’ team winning the 5A State Track & Field Championship....
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Choose an event right for you

Sprints are highly explosive running events that are short in length.  Events are competed with individual and team efforts in the 100m, 200m, 400m, 800m medley relay, 4x100m relay, 4x200m relay, and 4x400m relay.

Middle distance events require maintaining fast speeds over longer distances.  These events include the 800m, 1600m, and 4x800m relay.

The one distance event that transitions from cross country to the track is the 3200m race.  It challenges athletes to run endurance over a long distance as quickly as possible.

The jumping events include two horizontal jumps, the long jump and triple jump, and one vertical jump, the high jump. Each event has the athlete leap at high speeds in order go farther or higher against their opponent.

The throwing events consist of the discus and shot put, which are two heavy articles that must be skillfully thrown by an athlete in an attempt to out-throw his or her competitors.  It takes great technique and concentration to win.

There are two hurdles races where an athlete must hurdle tall or short barriers set in their running path.  These races are technically challenging and are the girls 100m high-hurdles, boys 110m high-hurdles, and the 300m intermediate-hurdles.

An athlete in the pole vault uses a flexible pole as an aid to jump over a bar at impressive heights.  It is one of the most technical events and takes a lot of courage and upper body strength.

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Standout Lambkin Athletes

  • Lauren Gregory

    Graduation Year: 2017
    Events: Cross Country, 3200m,1600m, 800m, 4x800m
    Commitment: Unsigned
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  • Josie Natrasevschi

    Graduation Year: 2014
    Events: Discus and Shot Put
    Commitment: Brown University: Discus and Shot Put
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  • Jake Hanks

    Graduation Year: 2013
    Events: Shot Put and Discus
    Commitment: University of Tulsa: Football
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  • Erin Hooker

    Graduation Year: 2013
    Events: 3200m, 1600m, and Distant Relays.
    Commitment: Iowa State University: Cross Country and Track
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