Continue reading... " BOULDER — When you are the unanimous choice as the No. 1 team in the nation, when you are the two-time defending national champions — and the overwhelming choice to make it a three-peat — conventional wisdom suggests that you are competing with a target on your back. The pressure of such expectations should be substantial, right? Wrong — at least if you are the Colorado Buffaloes. The Colorado cross country team has never fit the mold of conventional. Instead, Mark Wetmore’s Buffs tune out noise from the outside, tune in to what Wetmore is teaching and more often than not, do what the Buffs have done as well as any program in the nation this century: ... The Rocky Mountain Shootout will be conducted Oct. 3 at the Buffalo Ranch course on CU’s South Campus property. The women’s race is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. and the men’s race at 9:45 a.m. Parking and admission are free. "