Check out the highlights video produced by Flotrack from the adidas Dream mile and 100 qualifier races at the Kansas Relays this past Saturday at Rock Chalk Park in Lawrence, Kansas. The 2014 Kansas Relays are part of this year's adidas Golden Stripes Tour of qualifier meets that build into the adidas Grand Prix in mid June to complete the series.
Central coverage page and links for the 2014 Penn Relays Carnival at Franklin Field in Philadephia, Pennsylvania.
A list of the US high school girls national leaders as of April 21st in the most commonly contested events during the 2014 outdoor track & field season based on performances currently entered in MileSplit database.
A list of the US high school girls national leaders as of April 21st in the most commonly contested events during the 2014 outdoor track & field season based on performances currently entered in MileSplit database.
One day after winning section 1 of the college/open women 800 meter run at the Mt. SAC Relays in California with a new US #1 time of 2:06.61, Niwot High School (Colorado) senior Elise Cranny was back in action at the 800 meter distance again, but this time racing against the best of the best at the meet among pros and collegiates in the Saturday night invitational division. Cranny improved upon her US leading time in a 24 hour span by nearly a fully two seconds with a time of 2:04.89.
MileSplit is on-site with photo and video coverage at the Kansas Relays at KU in Lawrence this weekend along with live stream at Mt. SAC Relays (via Flotrack) and the New York Relays (on MileSplit).
MileSplit was on-site with race video coverage by James Roach from the Pasco Invitational in the state of Washington. A total of 152 MileSplit US national elites were achieved in one of the best outdoor track & field invitationals in Washington with over 100 schools competing at the 2014 event. (Photo by John Dressel)
Watch the battle at 400 meters between Richard Rose (47.21) and Rai Benjamin (47.67) at Icahn Stadium on Saturday as well as all other archived race videos on replay from MileSplit's live stream of the 2014 New York Relays!
Misana Viltz, a senior hurdler at Long Beach Millikan High School in Southern California, improved upon his US #2 13.93 win at the Arcadia Invitational last Saturday by dropping down over two tenths of a second in the invitational division of the high school boys 110 meter hurdles at the Mt. SAC Relays with easily the nation's new #1 ranked time and personal best time for the UCLA recruit at 13.71.
Four more names have been added to the high school Dream race fields for the 100 and mile at the adidas Grand Prix on June 14th after the auto qualifier races at the Kansas Relays on Saturday.
Watch Emma Abrahamson drop at 64 second last 400 in the 1600 at Mt SAC! All of Friday's races videos and interviews are available from the 2014 Mt. SAC Relays.
Matthew Maton closed in a 57 second last lap to run the nation's second fastest time in the 3K with a meet record time of 8:18 at the Oregon Relays, while Alexa Efraimson was able to remarkable make up a 11 second gap on her DMR 1600 meter leg in just the first 900 meters to bring the Camas girls back to a US leading time of 11:54.
Emma Abrahamson blazed the last 100 meters rolling from the final turn off a slow strategic race, while Nathan Rodriguez led wire to wire for both to win the invitational high school mile races at the Mt. SAC Relays on Friday and earn automatic invites to the Brooks PR Invitaitonal mile races on June 21st.
Competing in section 1 (seeded section) of the college/open women's 800 meter run at the Mt. SAC Relays in California on Friday afternoon, Niwot High School (CO) junior Elise Cranny took it to a field of older and more experience runners with a 2:06.61 victory, which also moves her to the very top of the high school girls national outdoor leaderboard.
Highights and coverage (including race videos and photo gallery) from Friday's high school events at the 2014 Kansas Relays in Lawrence.
West Springfield (VA) senior Caroline Alcorta decided instead of traveling far for her spring break, she would be traveling fast at her nearby track for the Leslie Sherman Memorial Invite hosted on Thursday at her high school in Springfield, Virginia. Alcorta, an New Balance Nationals All-American from last spring in the two mile as well as the Foot Locker South Champion and Foot Locker All-American (third in the finals at Balboa Park) in the fall, set a torrid pace in the 3200 meter run at the Leslie Sherman Memorial Invite on Thursday to run her fastest 3200 time ever at 10:19 to move her into a US top 10 ranking.
With hundreds of events going off over the three day span it's not always easy to find what you're looking for. We have created this condensed schedule below so you can easily find all the action you want to see!
We are thrilled to announce that we will be kicking off our live streaming coverage of events in New York State with the aptly named, New York Relays. Watch live from the comfort of your homes as some of the state's top talent battles it out at Icahn Stadium. Annually one of the biggest early season invites, this year brings many podium-placing athletes from the Indoor State Championships to the big blue oval in New York City. The live stream of the New York Relays is available to MileSplit insiders from all states. If you are not currently a MileSplit Insider and would like to have access to the New York Relays live stream, you can sign up for MileSplit Insider access here in advance or click on the Insider tab in the navigational bar on your respective MileSplit state site page to support the coverage directly in your state. Direct link to the live stream (which begins on Thursday, April 17th at 5:00 PM ET) can be found here or direct link:https://livecoverage.milesplit.com/event/151-new-york-relays
Today it was announced the Penn Relays will be available LIVE exclusively on Flotrack!
MileSplit will be on-site with race video coverage by James Roach at the Pasco Invitational in the state of Washington this weekend. The mile races will feature two big names as the top seeds with Kamiakian senior Megan Beauchene as the girls favorite with a 4:45 1600 meter best from a Washington state runner-up race last spring, while 2013 Foot Locker Nationals runner-up John Dressel of Mount Spokane will lead the boys' mile field with plans to improve his 4:14 PR.
Alexa Efraimson and Matthew Maton headline the meet and distance fields assembled for the 2014 Oregon Relays this weekend at Hayward Field.
Devante Lacy, a senior at Klein Oak High School in Spring, Texas, improved upon his US #1 time in the 400 meter dash at his area qualifier meet for his Texas regional qualifier by becoming the first quarter miler of the 2014 outdoor season nationally to break 47 seconds in the open 400 with a 46.95 PR clocking at the UIL 5A District 13-14 Area Meet on Wednesday afternoon.
The Flo 100 presented by ASICS is a rankings list of the top high school outdoor track & field performances nationally according to results and performances entered in the MileSplit database as of April 16th.
Can the two distance stars Josh Evans and Stephanie Jenks from Linn-Mar High School in Marion, Iowa make it a clean sweep of the high school 1600 meter races at the Kansas Relays and earn their way to the adidas Dream Mile? Kansas Relays defending champ Spencer Haik and top girls returnee Rebekah Topham are looking to spoil those plans.
Fresh off her US #5 all-time 9:55 3200 at the Arcadia Invitational this past Saturday, watch Camas High School (WA) junior Alex Efraimson in one of her workouts leading up to that historic performance to join the sub 10 minute club below.
Vote for the MileSplit US top boys national performer from the April 12th weekend of meets. Voting closes on Thursday, April 17th at midnight (ET) and we will reveal this week's poll winner later then.
Vote for the MileSplit US top girls national performer from the April 12th weekend of meets. Voting closes on Thursday, April 17th at midnight (ET) and we will reveal this week's poll winner later then.
Eligible to all high school students! Upload a 60 second video commentating on anything by May 22nd via the form below. Two winners will be picked by Brooks for an all-expenses paid trip to Seattle, where the student reporter will work with Flotrack and Milesplit to commentate the Brooks PR Invitational at the Renton Memorial Stadium.
Relay acceptance for the Penn Relays Carnival
We are thrilled to announce that we will be kicking off our live streaming coverage of events in New York State with the aptly named, New York Relays. Watch live from the comfort of your homes as some of the state's top talent battles it out at Icahn Stadium. Annually one of the biggest early season invites, this year brings many podium-placing athletes from the Indoor State Championships to the big blue oval in New York City.
A list of the US high school boys national leaders as of April 14th in the most commonly contested events during the 2014 outdoor track & field season based on performances currently entered in MileSplit database.
The iconic Mt. SAC Relays are nearly here, and in preparing for some of the most impressive races of the outdoor season, we're introducing the Brooks PR Mile! The fastest two boys and the fastest two girls in the mile run at Mt. SAC will automatically qualify for the 2014 Brooks PR Invitational.
A list of the US high school girls national leaders as of April 14th in the most commonly contested events during the 2014 outdoor track & field season based on performances currently entered in MileSplit database.
How many elite high school quarterbacks are state record holders on the track? Meet Jordan High School's Austin Kafentzis.The University of Wisconsin commit is a dual-threat quarterback who took laser-guided throwing arm from the football field to track and field. With a personal best of 199-5 in the javelin, Kafentzis exemplifies the total athlete.
The Mullen adidas Runners Roost Invitational produced many national caliber performances in Colorado this past weekend including a 2:08 in the girls 800 from Elise Cranny, 13.87 100 hurdles for Ashley Miller, 7 foot high jump clearance by Colt Sessions, and 1:53 800 posted by William Mayhew.
Hampton (VA) senior Chantel Ray ran a US #1 wind-legal 13.53 in the 100 meter hurdles finals at the Taco Bell Classic in a victory against the US #1 all-conditions ranked hurdler Jasmine Quinn of Fort Dorchester (SC) in a close second at 13.55. Quinn had run a 13.33 F.A.T. clocking the previous weekend at a meet without a wind reading. Ray's time is #2 all-time in Virginia high school history behind only Latasha Colander at 13.30.
MileSplit US was on-site at the Arcadia Invitational and able to grab more than a dozen athletes relay who posted US #1 performances over the weekend. Watch them all below! Part of our complete video coverage from Arcadia which included 35 total video interviews uploaded along with race videos to be uploaded on Monday.
Coverage from Saturday's events at the Arcadia Invitational.
MileSplit US is on-site this weekend at the Arcadia Invitational in Southern California providing comprehensive coverage of the meet, especially in terms of meet photos by photographers Mary Ann Magnant and Margot Kelly! Thousands of more photos be added throughout the weekend from Friday and Saturday's events!
Burke High School (Charleston, SC) senior Raven Saunders set the high school national indoor record last month in the girls shot put at the New Balance Nationals Indoor. Saunders did not get too far into her outdoor season before setting the all-time best performance in US high school history for outdoor in the event. At the Taco Bell Classic on Saturday in Columbia, South Carolina, Saunders shattered the old rrecord by nearly two full feet with a incredible mark of 56'8".
Missed the live feed for the running events of the Taco Bell Classic in Columbia, South Carolina? No worries! MileSplit has you covered as you can watch Friday and Saturday's races from Taco Bell on replay here!
MileSplit will be on-site with coverage at the Arcadia Invitational this weekend in Arcadia, California (just outside of LA). Expect plenty of photos, interviews, daily recaps/stories, meet tweets & updates, videos, and more to come from our complete coverage of one of the country's most competitive and anticipated high school outdoor track & field invitational meets every spring.
It seems that there is a lot of talk about the Girls 3200m run that will be awesome this weekend in Arcadia. Can Alexa Efraimson break Kim Mortensen's record of 9:48.59 from 1996? Can anyone else even hang with Alexa (maybe Baxter, Maxwell)? Though, to be fair, the Boys 3200m is going to be just as exciting. Why? Because it'll feature Cerake Geberkidane.
An all-out assault on the girls 3200 meter national record could be witnessed on Saturday night at the Arcadia Invitational in California led by Alexa Efraimson.
We are thrilled to announce this weekend's Taco Bell Classic at Spring Valley High School in Columbia, South Carolina will be live streamed on MileSplit! The Taco Bell Classic is annually one of the best high school outdoor track & field invitational meets in the entire Southeast as the meet gathers many of the top athletes from the surrounding states of South Carolina and beyond. Many US top 10 performances and US #1's are often produced regularly year after year at this event.
One of the toughest if the not the most difficult states to advance through each round of the championship season kicks off this week with the district championship meets in the state of Texas. MileSplit will be your stop for results and highlights of the top performances from the first stepping stone of the best in Texas as they work towards qualifying for the Texas State Meet on May 9th and 10th at the University of Texas in Austin.
The Flo 100 presented by ASICS is a rankings list of the top high school outdoor track & field performances nationally according to results and performances entered in the MileSplit database as of April 9th.
If you are a cross country and track and field fan, you may have heard of Bethan Knights (photo courtesy of ocvarsity.com) prior to this track and field season. She won the state Division III cross country race in the fall by 43 seconds (17:08 and NXN qualifier). During the past two weekends, Bethan roared into the national scene with her eye opening tie with Sarah Baxter in the 3200m. at the Mt. Carmel Invitaitonal. Her time was a spectacular 10:07.52 and quite an improvement from her previous PR, 10:35.90. This past weekend, Bethan raced to a 4th place finish at the Stanford Invitational Mile with another PR, 4:50.33 (converts to 4:48.6 for 1600m.).
As part of the adidas Golden Stripes tour, Alexa Efraimson was visited for a video feature in the early stages of her junior season of outdoor track as she preps for a big stretch of races that ultimately will lead her to running in the high school girls Dream Mile race at the adidas Grand Prix on June 14th at Icahn Stadium in New York.
Nike Cross Southwest and Desert Twilight
Acceptance lists have been released for the high school individual events for the 2014 Penn Relays Carnival on the last weekend of April at Franklin Field in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Vote for the MileSplit US top boys national performer from the April 5th weekend of meets. Voting closes on Thursday, April 10th at midnight (ET) and we will reveal this week's poll winner later then.
Record setting performances, US#1's, nationally ranked times, and some of the fastest elite races you will see this year! Dean Headley and our friends at Flotrack bring you all the heats, all the action, and one on one interviews with the winners from the high school to elite ranks!
Vote for the MileSplit US top girls national performer from the April 5th weekend of meets. Voting closes on Thursday, April 10th at midnight (ET) and we will reveal this week's poll winner later then.
Over the past weekend, MileSplit had extensive video coverage at dozens of high school track meets across the country. In many of those meets, national caliber performances were achieved including a total of 9 US #1's! Take a look below and watch some of those top national leading performances on video including a new national record in the 4x200!
A list of the US high school girls national leaders as of April 7th in the most commonly contested events during the 2014 outdor track & field season based on performances currently entered in MileSplit database.
A list of the US high school boys national leaders as of April 7th in the most commonly contested events during the 2014 outdor track & field season based on performances currently entered in MileSplit database.
This past week MileStat was onsite to cover one of Western Branch's practices as they prepare for the start of serious in-state competition and the Penn Relays.
Meet recap and complete coverage from the 2014 Mobile Challenge of Champions in Alabama.
Don Pueblos (CA) senior Stamatia Scarvelis threw for a new US #1 of 53'3.50" at the Trabuco Hills Invitational on Saturday in California, which ties her for US #6 all-time outdoors in the event on the high school national list.
The USA Area Youth Olympic Selection Trials were held in Miramar, Florida over the weekend with a small but elite group of top high school athletes in the nation along with athletes from nine other countries in North America, Central American, and Caribbean Islands to make themselves eligible to be chosen to compete in the IAAF Youth Olympic Games late this summer in China as part of the "Team for the Americas".
Several US #1 performances were produced at the Stanford Invitational's high school portion of the meet and maybe none more impressive than San Lorenzo Valley (CA) senior Anna Maxwell blowing out the the seeded girls mile field.
Jasmine Quinn, a senior at Fort Dorchester High School in South Carolina, ran the nation's fastest time in the 100 meter hurdles with a 13.33 FAT clocking (no wind reading) at the Father Kelly Classic on Saturday.
South Florida cleaned house on the final day of the 2014 Florida Relays producing several meet records, US#1's and nationally ranked performances. Miami Northwestern swept both the girls and boys 4x800m relays while the STA girls reeled in victories in the 4x4 and 4x1 with the Booker T. Washington boys accomplishing the same feat. Check out the full highlights as well as on-site coverage of photos, videos, and interviews from our team of Jeff Adams, Darrell Laxton, Dean Headley, and our friends at Flotrack.
St. Thomas Aquinas set a national record in the girls 4x200m relay last week at the Texas Relays. So what do you do for an encore? How about re-write the record books.
Highlights from across the country on the April 4th & 5th weekend of 2014.
The 2014 Florida Relays saw more fireworks as day number two got underway. Fresh off a trip to Austin, Texas last weekend for the Texas Realys, the St. Thomas Aquinas Raiders were back in action setting a new meet record, state leading and US#5 time of 12:05.90 in the distance medley. The ladies weren't done as they set the meet record and re-wrote their own national record in the 4x200m relay with a sizzling 1:33.41 .
A girls distance medley relay with a close 1-2 finish producing the top two times in the country in the race by the winners from Henry M. Gunn High School at 11:56.68 and the Davis Senior girls as close runners-up at 11:56.90 highlighted Friday's high school events action at the Stanford Invitational to build into the final competition on Saturday
Derek Holdsworth, a senior from Lafayette High School in Williamsburg, Virginia, won the boys 800 meter run at the Colonial Relays on Friday with a personal best and US #1 time of 1:50.39 on the College of William & Mary track at Zable Stadium.
Watch video from the Florida Relays of Javon Patterson (Boyd Anderson High School) posting the nation's second fastest time in the 800 meter run on Thursday with a 1:52.04 victory along with more video coverage from the 3 day meet.
One of the top meets nationally this weekend will be at the Stanford Invitational with outstanding high school fields assembled in Palo Alto, California. MileSplit will have race video coverage of the high school events posted after the event on the meet page, while live stream coverage will be carried on Flotrack.
MileSplit will be keeping you updated via twitter of all the major meets and top national performances over the weekend including Florida Relays, Stanford Invitational, Mobile Challenge of Champions, Colonial Relays, and elsewhere!
The 2014 Florida Relays lived up to it's name as one of the premier track adn field meets in the state and around the country. On day one, we saw new state leaders and nationally ranked times from the likes of Javon Patterson, and Terry Jernigan, just to name a few. Our team was on-site with thousands of photos by Jeff Adams and Darrell Laxton as well as interviews and race videos from Dean Headley and our friends at Flotrack. Coverage will be uploaded throughout the weekend so check back and check back often!
Watch this year's Florida Relays live on Flotrack and then on demand with archived videos afterwards on flrunners.com, a MileSplit US affiliate! High school events start on Thursday at 5 PM. Read on for more meet details.
MileSplit will have on-site coverage this weekend down in Alabama at the Mobile Challenge of Champions with race videos and photo coverage as well as meet updates.
The Flo 100 presented by ASICS is a rankings list of the top high school outdoor track & field performances nationally according to results and performances entered in the MileSplit database as of April 3rd.
The first MileSplit All-American Watch List has been released for the girls. These lists are a current subjective ranking of the top 10 individuals and top 5 relays in their respective events for high school track & field in the United States at this given moment.
The first MileSplit All-American Watch List has been released for the boys. These lists are a current subjective ranking of the top 10 individuals and top 5 relays in their respective events for high school track & field in the United States at this given moment.
MileSplit is excited to announce starting this outdoor track & field season that we will be producing our own All-American teams and every season going forward for outdoor, cross country, and indoor track! This week, we will be releasing an initial MileSplit All-American "Watch List" which will include our current top 10 ranked individuals and top 5 ranked individuals in the nation.
Vote for the top boys national performer from the March 29th weekend of meets on MileSplit US. Voting closes on Thursday, April 3rd at midnight (ET) and we will reveal this week's poll winner later then.
Vote for the top girls national performer from the March 29th weekend of meets on MileSplit US. Voting closes on Thursday, April at midnight (ET) and we will reveal this week's poll winner later then.
A list of the US high school boys national leaders as of March 31st in the most commonly contested events during the 2014 outdor track & field season based on performances currently entered in MileSplit database.
A list of the US high school girls national leaders as of March 31st in the most commonly contested events during the 2014 outdor track & field season based on performances currently entered in MileSplit database.
The Hoover High School Track & XC program is one of the most successful in the nation. At the helm of that program is Devon Hind who recently cleared time from his schedule to let us know about his latest project, a compilation of letters he has written over the past 20 years to his athletes.
With the World Juniors Championships being held for the first time ever on American soil in late July, MileSplit US feels its important to inform, educate, and make aware as many top high school athletes across the nation as well as their coaches and parents about the incredible international meet opportunity that potentially could be earned if they decide to compete at the USATF Junior Nationals.
On Saturday at the 2014 Texas Relays, Justin Northwest (Dallas, Texas) senior Desiree Freier set the high school girls outdoor national record in the pole vault with a clearance of 14'3.25" on her first attempt at the height. For the University of Arkansas recruit Freier, it was an incredible end to an historic month of March for the five foot tall vaulter that saw her set the indoor national record two weeks prior with a clearance of 14'2.75" at the New Balance Nationals Indoor. MileSplit US was on-site at the Texas Relays and got the opportunity to interview Freier after her second national record breaking performance in three weeks. Watch her video interview below.
One of the final major meets of the indoor season nationally, the Illinois Top Times meet delivered with a grand total of 360 MileSplit US national elites at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington.
Nigel Bethel tore it up today, running very respectably against a host of collegiate and elite athletes including a windy 10.46 100m and US #2 all-conditions 21.01 (both wind aided). We asked Nigel a few questions about that, about his season so far, and looking forward toward the state meet and Texas Tech next year.
Two national records were set on the final day of competition at the 2014 Texas Relays.The St. Thomas Aquinas girls from Florida made history in the 4x200 meter relay with their national record time of 1:33.47. Desiree Freier of Justin Northwest High School in Dallas added an outdoor national record to her indoor national record within the same month as she cleared 14'3.25" on her first attempt!
Ian Milder, a senior distance runner from Mount Tabor High School in Winston-Salem, North Carolina impressed in front of his future college coaches and teammates as well as rolled out a US #1 time for 3200 meters in a 8:53.99 victory in the invitational high school 3200 race at the Raleigh Relays held on the grounds and track & field facility of NC State University on Friday night.
Our team is on-site bringing you photos throughout the PHday and videos after the race.
In the race of the season so far in California, Bethan Knights of Northwood and Simi Valley's Sarah Baxter tied at the end of the 3200 at the ASICS Mt. Carmel Invitational. Both were given first place in a national leading time of 10:07.52.
First High School Registration Deadline: Monday, March 31 at 2 PM. All relay and individual entries must be entered and registration completed by this deadline. Individual marks for registered athletes can be updated until noon on Sunday, April 6th. DMR and 4x800 updates may be updated until noon on Sunday, April 13th.
Can Ian Milder and Ben Huffman recreate the magic they discovered at the Dash for Doobie, in a field that is likely to be more crowded at the top?
Despite having some of the fastest times in the country at 1600 meters (US #7 4:11.97), 3200 meters (US #3 9:00.49), and 5000 meters (US #3 14:48.41), Keller High School (TX) senior Austen Dalquist has remarkably yet to qualify for a Texas State Outdoor Championship meet individually. Dalquist is looking to rectify that this spring.
Though some may not have previously known her name, Stacey Destin is sure to have changed that after Wednesday's Palm Beach County Central Qualifier. The Santaluces High junior sailed over a monsterous six-foot bar in what was the third best high jump all-time in Florida.
San Lorenzo Valley's Anna Maxwell continued her string of national level performances today, running 10:11 for 3200 in a dual meet.
A New York transplant in Gabby Thompson of New Braunfels and a Texas regional qualifier hopeful Dominic Baptiste of Klein kicked off the high school portion of the 2014 Texas Relays in winning the 2000 meter steeplechase races on Thursday at Myers Stadium in Austin.
Preview of the Thursday & Friday's high school event finals from the Texas Relays. Saturday's finals events (which includes events with prelims on Friday afternoon/evening) will be posted at the latest Friday morning.
MileSplit US interviewed the small but powerful and gifted vaulter Desiree Freier from Texas as she aims to become the all-time great prep vaulter in outdoor as she recently garnered that title in indoor.