Cool temperatures + top talent = fast times at the 11th annual edition of what has become a North Carolina institution.
Buchanan's powerhouse team, led by Corie Smith and Meagen Lowe, gets to tune up on the state meet course in their section finals.
Which teams stood out for the strongest performances over a windy two days in Riverside?
Charlie Giannini and Chico brought home the big win, and now they have two weeks to gear up for states. Who else had a big day Thursday?
Granada's girls, led by Colleen McCandless, are set to claim the NCS title next week - but they want more.
Jonathan Velasco (Mission Hills) has had a very good season, but has not received as much publicity as some other SDS stars. That should change soon.
Our database says Chico's boys are the real deal, but we won't know for a few more weeks if they're good enough to make waves at the state meet.
Eagel Rock's James Corrigan has raced well at Woodbridge, Mt. SAC, and Apache, and now his eyes are set on a section title and a state meet berth.
Half Moon Bay's dynamic duo of Kendall Mansukhani and Claire Yerby have been one of the biggest surprises of the season.
Is Nico Young the favorite to win a section title, or has another contender - Kevin Ramos, for example - taken the pole position going into the championship season?
Bellarmine has a strong young group, paced by Colin Peattie. Are they tops in the team rankings?
Mt. SAC. Balboa Park. Crystal Springs. Hayward. Lagoon Valley. These are the courses that challenge runners across the state like no other, and they deserve their own turn in the spotlight.
The MileSplit database takes a monumental task like merging all 79 races and makes it easy - and the result is sortable!
Let's look back at the best team & individual performances of the past decade of the world's largest high school cross country meet.
At the midpoint of the season, which teams did we get right and which did we miss during our annual #CountdownToXC?
We've merged Saturday's monster meet at Woodward Park with other fast 5K's from recent weeks to see which teams and individuals grade out the best!
We've taken 6 major Bay Area 3 Mile invitationals - Earlybird, Farmer, Eye Opener, De La Salle, Jackie Henderson, and Crystal Springs - and combined them together for individual AND team results!
This is your one-stop source for all of our meets coverage from a HUGE weekend of California invitationals!
We look at the state's top JV squads using 3 Miles, 5000 Meters, and 2 Miles for the race distance.
Great Oak's depth is legendary - but is it enough to have them on top of the mid-season Second Seven rankings?
We've got the top 100 performances of the past decade at what has become one of the state's biggest, most important, and fastest 5K meets - PLUS a bonus stat!
The duo of Jacob Stanford and Caleb Niednagel went 1-3 at Stanford in 15:10 and 15:14 - but that was NOT the fastest 5K in the state Saturday!
The Canyon (Anaheim Hills) senior pulled away for a 13-second win on one of the Southern Section's rare 5K courses.
Step inside for race videos and interviews from Friday's meet in San Diego!
We look forward to fast 5K times at both Stanford and Capital Cross this weekend, by looking back at some of the best 5K performances at those meets and others.
We've added the Dana Hills Invitational to our merge of SoCal's fastest 3 Mile races, which makes for some interesting team and individual comparisons.
Did you miss any of our on-site coverage at Dana Hills, South Bay, or Pacific Tiger (or coverage from the extended MileSplit team at Bob Firman and Doug Conley)? It's all in here!
Tiani Goeson is fast, and she's not the only one. We combed through 3 Mile, 2 Mile, and other distances to find the best Golden State newbies from the first three weeks of the 2018 season!
Which runners have posted the biggest gains so far this season, compared to last year? We took the top 1000 times of 2018 and tracked their improvement, and we have the top 100 for each gender!