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!
Step inside for a summary of the top performances of the weekend, plus all of our photo & video coverage from our featured meets!
The runners at the 2018 edition of the Classic inserted themselves ALL OVER the list of top times for the past decade, and they completely re-wrote the 3-year rankings for the course!
Rayna Stanziano won the De La Salle Invitational this weekend - where does that put her in a merge of 5 of NorCal's early-season 3 Mile meets?
Brie Oakley is one of four girls to go under 16 in the last five years at the Classic, and two of them are back in Buchanan uniforms this year.
Blake Haney clocked 13:55 in 2013, leading five boys who have broken 14 over the last 5 editions of the nationally-renowned meet.
We have been charting year-to-year improvement over the last 6 seasons for many of California's best programs, and the data is interesting - and at times surprising!
Every season brings fast early 3 mile times, but this year's group appears to be even deeper than usual - and that could bode well for Woodbridge!
Through the power of the MileSplit database, we can compare athletes and teams from different races in the same meet, different meets of the same race distance, or different meets on the same course.
Catch up on all of our on-site meet coverage, plus highlights from every meet that has reported results to us!
The country's largest and most competitive region produces nationally ranked teams and individuals year after year. See the candidates inside!
Lowell's boys are set to dominate their section (not surprising), and their returning squad could be a legitimate top 25 team this fall.
Step inside for links to our deep dive into the top returners in each graduating class. Now all we need is some data on the Class of 2022
Marcus Mota is the favorite in Division 1, but the interesting aspect of the 2018 Central Section is the number of possible strong teams emerging. Find links to all the rankings inside!
Liam Anderson is not just a D3 state meet contender, and a candidate to be the top runner in CA. He is also one of the best in the nation this fall.
Several teams and individuals caught my eye during Saturday's meet for exceeding expectations. Step inside to find out who impressed!
Sophie Debenedetti leads a St. Francis team that could be very special this fall.
You know about Matt Strangio. Do you know the other top-flight boys from the SJS?
Natalie Harper is the top returner in the SJS, but she will have quite a lot of competition for the title of top runner by the end of the 2018 season.
Two teams with big goals for the 2018 season will square off against top NC, SC, and TN teams at one of the state's great early-season meets.
Caroline Garrett and Oakland Tech are poised for a seriously special season this fall.
Daniel Perry leads a Skyline team that is set to dominate the section again in 2018.
Skyline's Eleanor Wikstrom will be looking to move into the top 20 of Division 2 this fall.