The 50 Most Read Stories On MileSplit Over 2023

Our two most read stories in 2023 involved controversy at the local level.

As one action created another, our coverage followed along as the stories began to connect, distilling the ramifications of those decisions and what was left from it. 

As always, the most read stories on MileSplit over the past year were about a lot of different things, from controversy and scandal to epic bursts of individualism and record-setting moments across the U.S. 

Our readers craved wide-ranging previews of their state's biggest events, deep dives into athlete's stories and analysis of those keystone performances on the grass and on the track.

We wrote about national records -- such as Shawnti Jackson's career-best moments and Sophia Rodriguez's sterling finishes as a middle-schooler -- and examined the landscape of recruiting in the SEC, outlining just how much NCAA programs are spending to acquire talent. 

Below are our top 50 most read stories over the last year. We excluded polls, rankings, coverage hubs and data list and performance entries. While those content pieces drove a lot of traffic -- and readership -- we focused here exclusively on storytelling. Enjoy. 

The Top 50 Most Read Stories Of 2023

Note: We excluded polls, rankings, coverage hubs and lists and performance entries

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1. Flrunners: Coach Disqualifies Runner At Start Of Track Race (April 30)

2. Flrunners: Florida Coach Fired After Controversy At District Meet (May 1)

3. MileSplit: Issam Asinga Pops FASTEST 100m All-Conditions HS Effort Ever (April 23)

4. MileSplit: 14 National Records We Think Will Never Be Broken Again (May 23)

5. MileSplit: Juliette Laracuente-Huebner Wins Team Title In Solo Effort (March 4)

6. MileSplit: A State Contender's Season Was Taken Away. But why? (May 10)

7. MileSplit New York: The Great New York State Meet Preview (June 7)

8. Flrunners: Two Team Brawl Breaks Out At End Of Florida Region (May 5)

9. MileSplit: Shawnti Jackson Shatters HS National 100m Record (June 4)

10. MileSplit: 2023 NFL Draft Guide For Track And Field Fans (April 27)

11. MileSplit: Sophia Rodriguez Snags Age 14 World Record (March 12)

12. MileSplit Missouri: Missouri Outdoor Season Preview (March 24)

13. MileSplit New York: 2023 NYSPHSAA Boys State Championship Meet Preview (November 9)

14. MileSplit: History Made! Amanda Moll Becomes First HS Girl Over 15 Feet (January 14)

15. MileSplit: NFHS Makes Rule Changes For Track And Field, Cross Country (July 13)

16. MileSplit: Shawnti Jackson passes Allyson Felix's 200m Record (February 17)

17. MileSplit New York: 2023 NYSPHSAA Boys State Championship Meet Preview (November 9

18. MileSplit South Carolina: Dorman Coaches Quick Responses Saves Ray Busby's Life (March 14)

19. MileSplit New Jersey: NJSIAA Group T&F Championship Changed To One-Day Meet (June 8)

20. MileSplit New York: The Great New York State Meet Preview (February 28)

21. MileSplit: Mia Brahe-Pedersen Finishes 7th In 100m At USA Championships (July 8)

22. MileSplit New York: Sweeps, Streaks & Repeats - 2023 NYSPHSAA State Meet Recap (November 12)

23. MileSplit: Behind The Cost Of Track Recruiting, As An Arms Race Brews (September 20)

24. MileSplit: New Balance Nationals Indoor Saturday Snap Recap (March 11)

25. MileSplit New York: Ocean Breeze As Fast As Ever - Indoor States 2023 Recap (March 6

26. MileSplit: New Balance Nationals Indoor Friday Snap Recap (March 10)

27. MileSplit: Issam Asinga Does It! 18yo Breaks 100m World U20 Record (July 28)

28. MileSplit: Illegal Ohio Athlete Helps Team Win A 4x100 Title, Then A DQ (August 8)

29. MileSplit New York: Manhattan Invitational Boys Varsity Letter Previews (October 9)

30. MileSplit Texas: A High School Runner From Texas Dies After Finishing XC Race (October 18)

31. Flrunners: Final DQ Outcomes For Northwestern And Rockledge Fight (May 12)

32. MileSplit: Anthony Fast Horse Makes Commitment To Oregon (October 10)

33. MileSplit: New Balance Nationals Outdoor Thursday Snap Recap (June 16)

34. MileSplit New York: Manhattan Invitational Girls Varsity Letter Race Previews (October 10)

35. MileSplit: New Balance Nationals Indoor Sunday Snap Recap (March 12)

36. MileSplit New York: Eastern States Preview: Both Top 5 Average Records Under Attack (October 10)

37. MileSplit: Essential Tips For Understanding The Recruiting Game (2022)

38. MileSplit New York: One For The Record Books - New York State Meet Full Recap (June 14)

39. MileSplit: Sophia Rodriguez Set To Transfer To Mercer Island (August 7)

40. MileSplit: Connor Burns Downs Rupp's Long-Held National HS 5K Record (May 7)

41. MileSplit: Over 3,500 Athletes Slated For Adidas Outdoor Nationals (June 12)

42. MileSplit: The Top 10 Freshmen Boys To Watch For This XC Season (July 14)

43. MileSplit: Colorado Girls, Utah Boys Sweep At Nike Cross Nationals (December 2)

44. MileSplit: The Top Five Women's Programs To Win National Signing Day (November 14)

45. MileSplit California: Remembering 1987: McFarland Fact vs. Fiction (2020)

46. MileSplit: Culture, Hope And Belief Drive This Mexican-American XC Team (November 2

47. MileSplit: Update: Issam Asinga Provisionally Suspended By AIU (August 11)

48. MileSplit: Victoria Cameron Dominates Class 4A Final (May 12)

49. MileSplit: Over 7,000 Athletes Set For New Balance Nationals Outdoor (June 8)

50. MileSplit: Melanie Doggett, 6th-Grader, Runs World Age Group 100 Record (June 16)


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