Articles Archive

  • Elmira & Saugus Girls Have Created a Power Vacuum at The Top

    With the Elmira girls taking down previous Saucony Flo50 #1 Fayetteville-Manlius at the McQuaid Invite and the Saugus girls defeating the reigning NXN champions from Wayzata at the Roy Griak Invite, the door has been opened with many holes to be filled at the top of the latest Saucony Flo50 rankings (as of September 29th) for girls teams.

    Brandon Miles - October 01, 2014 - Comment
  • Future Stars Spotlight: Brodey Hasty

    Brodey Hasty use to have to deal with racing at altitude in Utah during middle school, but now has deal with the heat and humidity after his family moved to Tennessee last spring before his freshmen year of high school. Regardless of dealing with thin or hot air, Hasty can run fast in either as his 15:40 5K best ranks among the very fastest in the nation amongst 9th graders

    Brandon Miles - September 30, 2014 - Comment
  • Upset City Baby! Run Junkie HS - Episode 2

    "Upset City Baby!" as Dick Vitale would say...the US #1 ranked girls team as well as the defending NXN girls champions both go down in the same weekend. This week's Run Junkie HS highlights the best of the September 27th meets.

    Brandon Miles - September 30, 2014 - Comment
  • Vote for National Boys XC Team of the Week #6

    Vote for MileSplit's National Boys XC Team Performance of the Week #6 (Monday, September 22nd through Saturday, September 27th).

    Brandon Miles - September 30, 2014 - Comment
  • Vote for National Girls XC Team of the Week #6

    Vote for MileSplit's National Girls XC Team Performance of the Week #6 (Monday, September 22nd through Saturday, September 27th).

    Brandon Miles - September 30, 2014 - Comment
  • Weekly XC Results Around America (9/22-9/27)

    Results across America from high school cross country meets held between Monday, September 22nd through Saturday, September 27th, 2014.

    Brandon Miles - September 30, 2014 - Comment
  • Vote for National Boys XC Performer of Week #6

    Vote for MileSplit's National Boys XC Performer of the Week #6 (Monday, September 22nd through Saturday, September 27th meets). The following boys had national noteworthy wins in major invitationals and races this past week.

    Brandon Miles - September 30, 2014 - Comment
  • Vote for National Girls XC Performer of Week #6

    Vote for MileSplit's National Girls XC Performer of the Week #6 (Monday, September 22nd through Saturday, September 27th meets). The following girls had national noteworthy wins in major invitationals and races this past week

    Brandon Miles - September 30, 2014 - Comment
  • Future Stars Spotlight: Bryn Morley

    After running a 4:47 1600 and a 4:26 third place finish in the 1500 meter run at the US Junior Nationals behind Alexa Efraimson and Elise Cranny as an 8th grader, Bryn Morley came into high school with the pedigree and performances to instantly being great. 

    Brandon Miles - September 30, 2014 - Comment
  • Future Stars Sophomore Boys Team of September

    Check out the top sophomore boys XC performers nationally from the first month of cross country below split into a first, second, and third team of Future Stars.

    Brandon Miles - September 29, 2014 - 4 Comments
  • McQuaid is Upset XC City! US #1 F-M girls go down to Elmira!

    A big upset in New York! US #17 Elmira District (67 pts) girls took down the US #1 ranked squad Fayetteville-Manlius (71 pts) at the McQuaid Invitational with a 4 point win. 

    Brandon Miles - September 29, 2014 - Comment
  • Kelati takes seige of Nation's Capital

    In her second high school race in America, Eritrean born Weini Kelati (US #9), now running as a junior at Heritage High School in Leesburg, Virginia, took over the nation's capital at the DCXC Invitational in Washington DC winning the junior race in the day's fastest time by 14 seconds with a 17:45 5K performance. 

    Brandon Miles - September 29, 2014 - Comment
  • WATCH Saugus vs. Wayzata @ Griak

    Watch the team battle between the perennial powerhouses from California in Saugus and the defending national champions from Wayzata at the Roy Griak Invitational.

    Brandon Miles - September 29, 2014 - Comment
  • Alhamra rocks it at Rim Rock

    In a race between US #20 Zachary Alhamra (Pine Creek CO) and US #18 Stephen Mugeche (Blue Springs MO) along with a US top 10 performer in the 5K in Stuart McNutt (Blue Valley West KS), Alhamra was able to pull away from both to win the Rim Rock Classic in 15:20.

    Brandon Miles - September 29, 2014 - Comment
  • Fastest 50 XC Girls Times in Nation (9/27)

    A list of the top 50 fastest girls cross country 5K times in the nation through September 27th meets according to performances in the MileSplit database.

    Brandon Miles - September 29, 2014 - 1 Comments
  • Fastest 50 XC Boys Times in Nation (9/27)

    A list of the top 50 fastest boys cross country 5K times in the nation through September 27th meets according to performances in the MileSplit database. 

    Brandon Miles - September 29, 2014 - Comment
  • Through the Lens: Roy Griak in Photos

    The Roy Griak Invitational is one of the best cross country meets found in the Heartland of the Country for high schools and colleges. MileSplit was on-site with coverage. Check out some highlights from the 2014 meet in this photo slideshow! Full photo gallery can be found here.

    Brandon Miles - September 28, 2014 - Comment
  • Featured Photos from Stanford Invitational

    Photos taken by Spencer Allen as part of our 2014 Stanford Invitational coverage.

    Brandon Miles - September 28, 2014 - Comment
  • US #1 CBA tops short-handed US #4 La Salle at Bowdoin

    At the Bowdoin XC Classic, the US #1 CBA boys came out on top 41 to 54 in the clash with US #4 La Salle Academy, while La Salle was missing one key runner Jack Salisbury from the race due to illness. CBA still was impressive in their team win with a 28 second spread for their top 5.

    Brandon Miles - September 28, 2014 - Comment
  • Through the Lens: Nike Pre-Nationals in Photos

    A quick slideshow of photo highlights by Phil Johnson of TracktownPhoto from the 2014 Nike Pre-Nationals this past Saturday at Portland Meadows in Portland, Oregon. Full photo gallery can be found here as well as meet results here

    Brandon Miles - September 28, 2014 - Comment
  • Through the Lens: Bob Firman Invite in Photos

    A quick look at the highlights from the Bob Firman Invitational this past Saturday in Eagle, Idaho through photos. 

    Brandon Miles - September 28, 2014 - 2 Comments
  • O'Keeffe (16:40) & Dressel (14:51) blaze to nation's best 5Ks at Stanford

    US #7 Fiona O'Keeffe (Davis CA) tied Allie Ostrander for the fastest 5K time in the country with her remarkable 16:40 PR performance at the Stanford Invitational.O'Keeffe was not the only one to roll out a nation's best time in Palo Alto. 2013 Foot Loocker Nationals runner-up John Dressel of Mount Spokane in Washington owns the fastest 5K time in the nation now after his 14:51 win

    Brandon Miles - September 28, 2014 - Comment
  • WATCH Ortega & Saugus girls bring SoCal heat to Griak (Replay of Girls Race)

    Watch Samantha Ortega & the Saugus girls bring some SoCal heat to Minnesota in their runaway win at the Roy Griak Invitational and a replay of the high school girls gold race.

    Brandon Miles - September 27, 2014 - Comment
  • Great Oak takes first of two Portland Meadows meets to take first at

    The Great Oak boys and girls came and conquered Portland Meadows with the US #2 girls scoring their second straight win against US #5 Desert Vista led by Destiny Collins, who turned Portland Meadows into a true speedway with her 17:09 5K performance.

    Brandon Miles - September 27, 2014 - Comment
  • Bob Firman Invite: Davis sweep, Morley record, & Mantz win

    It was a Davis High School of Utah sweep at the Bob Firman Invitational from the two nationally ranked teams from the same school. Meanwhile, Makena Morley bounced back from her loss last week at the Mountain West Classic in a big way by setting a new course record with her 17:24 5K run. 

    Brandon Miles - September 27, 2014 - Comment
  • WATCH Olin Hacker's 15:35 Win & Replay of Gold Boys Race from Roy Griak

    WATCH Olin Hacker's 15:35 Win & Replay of the Gold Boys Race from the 2014 Roy Griak Invitational.

    Brandon Miles - September 27, 2014 - Comment
  • 9/27 High School XC Weekend Recap

    Highlights, coverage, and results from the top meets across the country on the weekend of September 27th.

    Brandon Miles - September 27, 2014 - 6 Comments
  • Watch Roy Griak LIVE

    Watch Saturday's Roy Griak Invitational in Minneapolis, Minnesota LIVE on Flotrack. The high school race videos will be archived after the event for MileSplit Insiders. 

    Brandon Miles - September 26, 2014 - Comment
  • Meets on Tap for 9/27 Weekend

    Meets on Recap this weekend comes via skype with Jimmy from Elon University in North Carolina and B Miles from the Mall of America in Minnesota giving their insight into the top high school cross country meets to watch this September 27th weekend. 

    Brandon Miles - September 26, 2014 - Comment
  • Saugus girls have what it takes to end up on top

    Pre-race interview with two of the top runners from the US #12 ranked Saugus (CA), who made the long trip from Southern California to compete against the defending national champs Wayzata and a quality field at the Roy Griak Invitational in Minnesota. 

    Brandon Miles - September 26, 2014 - Comment
  • Wayzata boys ready to build to the races that matter

    Pre-race interview with two of the top runners for the US #3 Wayzata boys (including US #24 ranked Connor Olson, who are the favorites to win the Roy Griak Invitational team title and later in the season could be NXN contenders. 

    Brandon Miles - September 26, 2014 - Comment
  • Bowdoin XC Classic - Boys Virtual Meet Preview

    Boys virtual meet preview for the 2014 Bowdoin XC Classic on Saturday in Wappingers Falls, New York. MileSplit will be on-site with overage.

    Brandon Miles - September 26, 2014 - 2 Comments
  • Skype Interview with Destiny Collins

    After two tremendous performances in the 3 mile (15:58 and 16:04) Destiny responds to these fast fast races and why she loves getting out so fast breaking the field. 

    Jimmy Stevenson - September 26, 2014 - Comment
  • Bowdoin XC Classic - Girls Virtual Meet Preview

    Girls virtual meet preview for the 2014 Bowdoin XC Classic on Saturday in Wappingers Falls, New York. MileSplit will be on-site with overage.

    Brandon Miles - September 26, 2014 - Comment
  • Rim Rock Classic - Platinum Girls Race Virtual Meet Preview

    Virtual meet preview for the girls platinum division race at the 2014 Rim Rock Classic on Saturday in Lawrence, Kansas. MileSplit will be on-site with photo coverage.

    Brandon Miles - September 26, 2014 - Comment
  • Rim Rock Classic - Gold Boys Race Virtual Meet Preview

    Virtual meet preview for the boys gold division race at the 2014 Rim Rock Classic on Saturday in Lawrence, Kansas. MileSplit will be on-site with photo coverage.

    Brandon Miles - September 25, 2014 - Comment
  • Nike Pre-Nationals - Girls Virtual Meet Preview

    Virtual meet preview for the girls races at the 2014 Nike Pre-Nationals in Portland, Oregon on Saturday. MileSplit will be on-site with photo coverage.

    Brandon Miles - September 25, 2014 - Comment
  • Nike Pre-Nationals - Boys Virtual Meet Preview

    Virtual meet preview for the boys races at the 2014 Nike Pre-Nationals in Portland, Oregon on Saturday. MileSplit will be on-site with photo coverage.

    - September 25, 2014 - Comment
  • Roy Griak Invite - HS Girls Gold Race Virtual Meet Preview

    Virtual meet preview for the high school girls gold race at the 2014 Roy Griak Invitational in Minnesota on Saturday. MileSplit will be on-site with coverage. Flotrack will be providing a live stream of the event and high school race videos will be archived later on MileSplit exclusive to MileSplit insiders.

    Brandon Miles - September 25, 2014 - Comment
  • Roy Griak Invite - HS Boys Gold Race Virtual Meet Preview

    Virtual meet preview for the high school boys gold race at the 2014 Roy Griak Invitational in Minnesota on Saturday. MileSplit will be on-site with coverage.

    Brandon Miles - September 25, 2014 - Comment
  • Bob Firman Invite - Elite Girls Race Virtual Meet Preview

    Virtual meet preview for the elite girls race at the 2014 Bob Firman Invitational in Idaho on Saturday. MileSplit will be on-site with photo coverage.

    Brandon Miles - September 25, 2014 - Comment
  • Bob Firman Invite - Elite Boys Race Virtual Meet Preview

    Virtual meet preview for the elite boys race at the 2014 Bob Firman Invitational in Idaho on Saturday. MileSplit will be on-site with photo coverage.

    Brandon Miles - September 25, 2014 - Comment
  • Future Stars Sophomore Girls Team of September

    Each month, MileSplit will be selecting 21 sophomore girls as part of the Future Stars of XC Team presented by Hoka One One building into the end of season team to be finalized in early December. Check out the top sophomore girls XC performers nationally from the first month of cross country below split into a first, second, and third team of Future Stars.

    Brandon Miles - September 25, 2014 - Comment
  • Alana Hadley: Growing Up Fast

    Alana Hadley ran her first 5k at age six and broke 21:00 in the 5k at age nine. In 7th grade, she ran a 17 minute 5k in her first track meet. She began toying with longer races and found even more success in the half and full marathons. Now a professional marathoner, she will compete in the Marathon Olympic Marathon Trials. 

    Jimmy Stevenson - September 24, 2014 - Comment
  • Future Stars Freshmen Boys Team of September

    Each month, MileSplit will be selecting the top 21 freshmen boys in the nation as part of the Future Stars of XC Team presented by Hoka One One building into the end of the year team to be finalized in early December. 

    Brandon Miles - September 24, 2014 - 2 Comments
  • Fastest 50 XC Boys Teams in Nation - Week #5

    A list of the top 50 fastest boys cross country teams in the country as of September 20th based on the average season best times of the team's top 5 runners. 

    Brandon Miles - September 24, 2014 - Comment
  • RunJunkieHS Show is Released!

    Familiar with Flotrack's RunJunkie? Well, it has come to MileSplit, this is the first episode of RunJunkieHS! Jimmy recaps the past weekend's XC action and previews what is to come.

    Jimmy Stevenson - September 24, 2014 - 3 Comments
  • Fastest 50 XC Girls Teams in Nation - Week #5

    A list of the top 50 fastest girls cross country teams in the country as of September 20th based on the average season best times of the team's top 5 runners. Broken down by 3 of the common cross country distances run nationally starting with a top 50 list for 5K states as well as top 25 lists for the 3 mile and 4K states.

    Brandon Miles - September 24, 2014 - Comment
  • Vote for National Girls XC Performer of Week #5

    Vote for MileSplit's National Girls XC Performer of the Week #5 (Monday, September 15th through Saturday, September 20th meets). The following girls had national noteworthy wins in major invitationals and races this past week

    Brandon Miles - September 24, 2014 - 4 Comments
  • Vote for National Boys XC Performer of Week #5

    Vote for MileSplit's National Boys XC Performer of the Week #5 (Monday, September 15th through Saturday, September 20th meets). The following boys had national noteworthy wins in major invitationals and races this past week. Pick the one that most impressed you.

    Brandon Miles - September 24, 2014 - Comment
  • RE-WATCH the Woodbridge Cross Country Classic (50+ race videos!)

    Re-watch MileSplit's video coverage from the 2014 Woodbridge Cross Country Classic this past Saturday in Irvine, California including over 50 race videos and more video interviews!

    Brandon Miles - September 23, 2014 - Comment
  • Future Stars Freshmen Girls Team of September

    Each month, MileSplit will be selecting 21 freshmen girls as part of the Future Stars of XC Team presented by Hoka One One building into the end of the year team to be finalized in early December. Check out the 21 top freshmen girls XC performers nationally from the first month of cross country below split into a first, second, and third team of Future Stars.

    Brandon Miles - September 23, 2014 - 1 Comments
  • 9/22 Saucony Flo50 Girls Individual National Rankings

    The latest Saucony Flo50 national rankings for girls individuals as of September 22nd.

    Brandon Miles - September 23, 2014 - Comment
  • 9/22 Saucony Flo50 Boys Individual National Rankings

    The latest Saucony Flo50 national rankings for boys individuals as of September 22nd.

    Brandon Miles - September 23, 2014 - Comment
  • Welcome Back XC! Run Junkie HS is Coming!

    Check out this amazing music video "Welcome Back XC" produced by Flotrack to lead into their next season of "Run Junkie". A great hype video for the season and the series debut of the Run Junkie HS show produced by MileSplit this week! 

    Brandon Miles - September 23, 2014 - 4 Comments
  • Vote for National Boys XC Team of the Week #4 (9/20)

    Vote for MileSplit's National Boys XC Team Performance of the Week #4 (Monday, September 15th through Saturday, September 20th). The following boys cross country teams had national noteworthy wins in major invitationals and meets this past week. Pick the one that most impressed you.

    Brandon Miles - September 22, 2014 - Comment
  • Vote for National Girls XC Team of the Week #4 (9/20)

    Vote for MileSplit's National Girls XC Team Performance of the Week #4 (Monday, September 15th through Saturday, September 20th). The following girls cross country teams had national noteworthy wins in major invitationals and meets this past week.

    Brandon Miles - September 22, 2014 - Comment
  • #XCBEAST Girls of 9/20 Weekend

    #XCBEAST girls race performances national from the September 20th weekend.

    Brandon Miles - September 22, 2014 - Comment
  • #XCBEAST Boys of 9/20 Weekend

    The 14 #XCBEAST boys races from the September 20th weekend.

    Brandon Miles - September 22, 2014 - Comment
  • Fastest 50 XC Girls Times in Nation (9/20)

    A list of the top 50 fastest girls cross country 5K times in the nation through September 20th meets according to performances in the MileSplit database.

    Brandon Miles - September 22, 2014 - Comment
  • Thumbs Up & Guns Up - Austin Tamagno Wants To Beat Grant Fisher

    Post-race interview with Austin Tamagno at the Woodbridge Classic. The Brea Olinda (CA) junior Tamagno had a blazing kick to win in 14:04 and talks about his goals for the rest of the season including the desire to race Grant Fisher and prove he is the best in the nation this fall.

    Brandon Miles - September 22, 2014 - Comment
  • Fastest 50 XC Boys Times in Nation (9/20)

    A list of the top 50 fastest boys cross country 5K times in the nation through September 20th meets according to performances in the MileSplit database.

    Brandon Miles - September 22, 2014 - Comment
  • 9/20 High School XC Weekend Recap

    Highlights, coverage, and results from the top meets across the country on the weekend of September 20th. 

    Brandon Miles - September 21, 2014 - Comment
  • Down to the Wire at Woodbridge, four under 14:10

    A battle in SoCal forced Austin Tamagno to make a late push to the front in a nailbiter.

    Jimmy Stevenson - September 21, 2014 - 2 Comments
  • She did WHAT?! Destiny Collins' 1st mile in 5:04 and never looks back

    Destiny Collins means business and makes that clear from the gun with a 5:04 first mile. She did have the likes of Dani Jones (Desert Vista) and Sam Ortega (Saugus) in pursuit.

    Brandon Miles - September 21, 2014 - Comment
  • Devin Clark tops in Texas with 17:26 run down in San Antonio

    US #18 ranked Devin Clark of Smithson Valley and defending Texas 5A state champ Paige Hofstad of New Braunfels faced off in a race of arguably the state's two best distance runners runners in San Antonio this past weekend. Clark, the 4:46 miler, was able to distance herself from the 10:25 two miler Hofstad for a 10 second win with the fastest 5K time in Texas so far with a 17:26 clocking at the UTSA Richard Romo Classic. 

    Brandon Miles - September 21, 2014 - Comment
  • Mt. Dew Invite: Cruz dips under 18 for 1st time, 7th grader Yared goes distance for team

    Alexa Cruz of St. Thomas Aquinas was chased by a 7th grader in Tsion Yard (2nd, 18:08), but able to take take first in 17:56 for her first sub 18 minute from the defending Florida 4A state champ. The class of 2020 runner Yard led her Pine Crest squad to first in the team standings.

    Brandon Miles - September 21, 2014 - Comment
  • Newly minted national ranked Avon & Hinsdale Central girls clash

    In a matchup between two girls squads who recently debuted in the US top 25 rankings, the US #20 Avon (IN) girls edged out the US #14 Hinsdale Central (IL) girls by 4 points 67-71. 

    Brandon Miles - September 21, 2014 - Comment
  • Destiny Collins dares you to follow her...5:04 first mile at Woodbridge!

    Post-race interview with Great Oak junior Destiny Collins after winning the Woodbridge Classic in 16:04. She built a 15 second lead at the mile with an insane split of 5:04!

    Brandon Miles - September 21, 2014 - Comment
  • No rush to race Maton, Summit boys got things under control

    Their #1 runner and US #2 ranked Matthew Maton still has not raced yet, but it did not stop the Summit boys from taking care of business on the Oregon state meet cross country course at Lane Community College in Eugene on Saturday for the Northwest Classic. Despite missing Maton, the Summit boys placed 5 in the top 16 places to win the meet by 60 points.

    Brandon Miles - September 21, 2014 - Comment
  • Great Oak put the sweep in sweepstakes at Woodbridge Classic

    A lot of hype going into the Woodbridge Classic with many nationally ranked teams and individuals as well as the gauge of where the top teams and individuals stand currently in the pecking order in the great state of California. The US #2 ranked Great Oak girls and US #9 ranked Great Oak boys both lived up to their billing at least by sweeping the top seeded sweepstakes races on Saturday night in Orange County.

    Brandon Miles - September 21, 2014 - Comment
  • Bella Burda over Jessica Lawson in New York state course preview

    In a clash between two of New York's top girls individuals on this year's New York state meet course in Canton, Bella Burda of Arlington was able to secure the win against last year's New York state champ Jessica Lawson of Corning as Burda, a New York Feds champ two years ago, pulled away in final mile for a 16 second margin of victory over Lawson in 17:57.

    Brandon Miles - September 21, 2014 - Comment
  • Annie Hill's Freshmen Orientation - Beat 3 Nationally Ranked in 1 Race

    With three nationally known and ranked runners in her state all racing at the Mountain West Classic, Glacier (MT) freshman Annie Hill took down some big names with her 16:39 win on the University of Montana's 3 mile course defeating US #6 ranked Makena Morley (2nd, 16:48), US #21 ranked Christina Aragon (4th, 17:42), and Morley's kid sister and another star freshmen in Bryn Morley (3rd, 17:04

    Brandon Miles - September 21, 2014 - Comment
  • Detweiler Dominance by Zach Dale (14:29) & Maryjeanne Gilbert (16:30)

    In her team's home invitational, Peoria Notre Dame junior Maryjeanne Gilbert had the race of her life as she knocked 34 seconds off her 2013 Illinois state meet performance at Detweiler with her 16:30 victory at the Richard Spring Invitational. After seeing US #9 ranked Jesse Reiser roll out a 14:20 performance at Detweiler Park last week at the First to the Finish Line Invitational, US #13 Zach Dale was chasing Reiser's time on Saturday in Peoria. 

    Brandon Miles - September 20, 2014 - Comment
  • US #10 Kamiakin tops US #7 Central Catholic & '13 NXN champs Gig Harbor not done

    Highlights, coverage, and results from the top meets across the country on the weekend of September 20th.  (via MileSplit)

    Brandon Miles - September 20, 2014 - Comment
  • 15:50 at Hershey? Now thats a Paul Power move!

    Spring Ford's Paul Power broke the meet record on Saturday at the PIAA Foundation Invite, which also serves as the state meet course preview meet for Pennysylvania at Hershey Park. Power had a race on his hands with Kevin James of Cardinal O'Hara and Jake Brophy of Central Bucks East as all three were pushing the pace to setup sub 16 minute times. With his 15:50 win, Power should start thinking more about a Pennyslvania state title and challenging the course record.

    Brandon Miles - September 20, 2014 - Comment
  • Battle of the Super Sophs - Davidson vs. Platek at adidas XC Challenge

    Watch the girls championship race video from the 2014 adidas XC Challenge in Cary, North Carolina which featured an individual battle between two super sophomores in Libby Davidson of E.C. Glass High School in Virginia and Sara Platek of Ragsdale High School in North Carolina.

    Brandon Miles - September 20, 2014 - Comment
  • Indiana's best went to Kentucky to decide who is the best

    The boys race turned out to be a battle for bragging rights in Indiana with Carmel's Ben Veatch (15:08) pulling away from Brebeuf Jesuit's Zack Snider (15:12) for individual title, while Carmel boys (75 pts) held off West Lafayette boys (79 pts) for the team title. Ohio state champ Annie Heffernan ran away from the girls field with a 17:35 win, the US #6 Carmel girls were clearly a class above the competition placing 4 runners in the top 7 and averaging 18:18 as a team. .

    Brandon Miles - September 20, 2014 - Comment
  • Grant Fisher's season debut! 12 seconds ahead of 2013 start

    US #1 Grant Finisher makes his season debut with a 15:22, which is 12 seconds faster than his 2013 win in the same meet. Michigan's other national elite runner in US #6 ranked Audrey Belf breezed to win by a fully minute in 17:27 with her Birmingham Seaholm teammate Rachel Dadamio next closest at 18:27. 

    Brandon Miles - September 20, 2014 - Comment
  • Repeat winner Phillip Hall meets the challenge at WakeMed again

    Watch the championship boys race video from the 2014 adidas XC Challenge in Cary, North Carolina which South View (NC) High School's Phillip Hall repeated as meet champion at WakeMed with a 15:12 5K performance. The Broughton boys were impressive as well with both their squad and Hall certainly as US top 25 ranking bubble candidates based off their first month of race performances.

    Brandon Miles - September 20, 2014 - Comment
  • Day 1 Highlights form Woodbridge Classic & Day 2 Preview

    Highlights, coverage, and results from the top meets across the country on the weekend of September 20th.  (via MileSplit)

    Jimmy Stevenson - September 20, 2014 - Comment
  • US #20 Ryen Frazier finishes 3rd in college race at adidas Challenge

    US #20 ranked Ryen Frazier (Ravenscroft School NC) started her cross country season on Friday running unattached in the college/open race on Friday at the adidas Challenge with a 17:37 5K third place finish at WakeMed.

    Brandon Miles - September 20, 2014 - Comment
  • How Mary Met Al

    Featured piece on how 2014 World Junior 3K champion Mary Cain and coach Alberto Salazar met. Cain just finished her first year as a professional runner for Nike, despite just graduating high school. 

    Joe Battaglia - September 20, 2014 - Comment
  • Meets on Tap for 9/20 Weekend

    Meet on Tap from the high school cross country calendar for meets held between Monday, September 15th through Saturday, September 20th, 2014. 

    Brandon Miles - September 19, 2014 - Comment
  • With target on her back, Staples' DeBalsi ready to prove she's No. 1

    Top-ranked junior focusing on prosperity at state and national level. Story by Mary Albl.

    - September 18, 2014 - Comment
  • Who's #1? Girls Teams (9/18)

    After almost a month of XC action, there are some shakeups in the Saucony Flo50 team rankings. Jimmy takes a look at some of those changes on the girls' side.

    Jimmy Stevenson - September 18, 2014 - Comment
  • Future Stars of XC - Boys Standouts at Season Start

    Jimmy breaks down some of the top male underclassmen after the first month of XC!

    Jimmy Stevenson - September 18, 2014 - 3 Comments
  • Who's #1? Boys Teams (9/17)

    After almost a month of XC action, there are some shakeups in the Saucony Flo50 team rankings. Jimmy takes a look at some of those changes on the guys' side.

    Jimmy Stevenson - September 17, 2014 - Comment
  • Alana Hadley: Growing Up Fast (The Trailer)

    17 years old, and she already qualified for the Olympic Trials in the marathon. She's a pro, and she has the highest of goals set for herself. But with success comes popularity, and consequently, outside scrutiny and distraction. Find out how Alana deals with all this and more in 'Growing Up Fast' premiering September 24th.

    Brandon Miles - September 17, 2014 - Comment
  • Future Stars of XC - Girls Standouts at Season Start

    We highlight the best girls performances by the Future Stars of the sport nationally from the first month of the high school country season. Presented by Hoka One One. 

    Brandon Miles - September 17, 2014 - Comment
  • Woodbridge Classic - Boys Sweepstakes Virtual Race Preview

    Virtual meet preview for the elite sweepstakes boys race for Saturday night at the Woodbridge Cross Country Classic in Irvine, California based on season best times from 2013.

    Brandon Miles - September 17, 2014 - Comment
  • Woodbridge Classic - Girls Sweepstakes Virtual Race Preview

    Virtual meet preview for the elite sweepstakes girls race for Saturday night at the Woodbridge Cross Country Classic.

    Brandon Miles - September 17, 2014 - Comment
  • Monarch girls breaking up the Saucony Flo 50 girls team rankings

    With their win at the Liberty Bell Invitational against previous US #4 ranked Fort Collins and US #11 ranked Cherry Creek, the latest Saucony Flo 50 girls team rankings (as of 9/15) had a huge breakup in the order thanks to the Monarch girls of Colorado.

    Brandon Miles - September 17, 2014 - Comment
  • Future Stars Spotlight: Matt Pereira

    With freshmen year bests of a 4:15 mile, 9:12 3200, and 15:20 3 mile, Lake Zurich's Matt Pereira certainly has run fast enough to be considered one of the top Future Stars of XC in the entire nation. 

    Brandon Miles - September 17, 2014 - Comment
  • Vote for National Boys XC Performer of Week #4 (9/13)

    Vote for MileSplit's National Boys XC Performer of the Week #4 (Monday, September 8th through Saturday, September 13th meets). The following boys had national noteworthy wins in major invitationals and races this past week. Pick the one that most impressed you.

    Brandon Miles - September 16, 2014 - Comment
  • Vote for National Girls XC Performer of Week #4 (9/13)

    Vote for MileSplit's National Girls XC Performer of the Week #4 (Monday, September 8th through Saturday, September 13th meets). The following girls had national noteworthy wins in major invitationals and races this past week. Pick the one that most impressed you.

    Brandon Miles - September 16, 2014 - Comment
  • Fastest 50 XC Girls Teams in Nation (9/13)

    A list of the top 50 fastest girls cross country teams in the country as of September 13th based on the average season best times of the team's top 5 runners.

    Brandon Miles - September 16, 2014 - Comment
  • Fastest 50 XC Boys Teams in Nation (9/13)

    A list of the top 50 fastest boys cross country teams in the country based on the average season best times of the team's top 5 runners. 

    Brandon Miles - September 15, 2014 - Comment
  • Weekly XC Results Around America (9/8-9/13)

    Results from high school cross country meets in all 50 states held between Monday, September 8th through Saturday, September 13th, 2014.

    Brandon Miles - September 15, 2014 - Comment
  • Vote for National Boys XC Team of the Week #3 (9/13)

    Vote for MileSplit's National Boys XC Team Performance of the Week #3 (Monday, September 8th through Saturday, September 13th). The following boys cross country teams had national noteworthy wins in major invitationals and meets this past week.

    Brandon Miles - September 15, 2014 - Comment