Billy Orman writes about his trip to New York and the Adidas Dream Mile. Photo by Don Rich/PennTrackXC
Jantzen Oshier (Trabuco Hills) and Ammar Moussa (Arcadia) were big winners at the Brooks PR invitational yesterday in Washington. (File Photos)
Elias Gedyon (Loyola, CA), the Nike Cross National runner up in 2009 will be going for his 3rd straight California State XC title.
Photo: Clockwise from left; Molly Grabill (Sr., Rancho Bernardo), Sarah Baxter (Fr., Simi Valley) Elias Gedyon (Sr., Loyola) and Ammar Moussa (Sr., Arcadia).
Molly Grabill (Sr., Rancho Bernardo) and Elias Gedyon (Sr., Loyola) were just two of a number of runners who walked away with course records. (Photos by Gabriel Santana)
Sherod Hardt (Sr., Queen Creek) finished 6th at the Nike XC Team Nationals in Oregon last weekend. (Photo by Matt Shatkus, NJ Milesplit)
Hasay, Dunbar race to Sweepstakes victories at Mt. SAC. Saugus and Dana Hills claim team wins. Day 1 & 2 recaps, results posted.
A big weekend of competition generally means some major movement in the national rankings, and that is certainly the case this week. Making the biggest leap is Tatnall (DE) (pictured by Brandon Miles), who after beating then U.S.#4 Collins Hill (GA) at the McDonald's XC Festival at Maymont jumps to US#8 in the girls rankings.
Each week from now until the end of the season, we'll provide a Top 15 Weekend Round-Up. This MileSplit feature will include main highlights of each of the MileSplit nationally ranked squads and their results on the weekend. See who performed well and who didn't live up to their ranking this week.
A lot of competitive invitationals took place last weekend, meaning that a few of the top teams in the country lost to unranked squads. With those loses comes new teams jumping into the week #4 MileSplit National Cross Country Rankings. See who's in and who's out in this week's edition.
The season really started to heat up this past weekend in California, as many of the top teams and individuals in the state headed to the Woodbridge Invitational and Mt. Carmel Invitational. Check out our race summaries, along with meet pages and results, in our weekend round-up. (Photo by Andrew McClanahan)
With so much action this past weekend, our coverage spilled over Monday into our weekly News & Notes section. The Woodbridge and Mt. Carmel Invitationals are highlighted, which saw some impressive individual and team results, including a few upsets. See what else took place, as well as our weekly look ahead.