By the time the boys 4 x 400 meter relay concluded, the final event in Friday's Bulldog Invitational at Tavares High School, the powerful wind seemed to turn the track and infield at Dr. Argin A. Boggus Stadium into an arctic wonderland.
Ralph Epifanio was at his home away from home Flagler Palm Coast for the East Coast Classic. Check out over 800 photos of all the action and tons of candid shots!
The Countryside Cougar boys and the East Lake Eagle girls have sent opening salvos to kick off the 2015 track season that have put Pinellas County and the entire Tampa Bay area on red alert. Both squads are 3-for-3 in their opening meets, including two large invitationals, the first at East Lake and Friday's at Mitchell.
We go all access with The First Academy track and field program!
The Lady Kowboys have been one of the most dominant programs in Osceola County over the years. Donald Lamb goes all access with this year's Osceola squad and talks with Coach Eric Pinellas as well as with senior sprinter/hurdler/jumper Shantavia Huggins and junior hurdler/jumper Domonique Turner.
Tampa area schools will head to Wharton High School for the 2015 Wharton Wildcat Invitational. Coach Triana promises that the over two dozen teams will be ready to rock and roll on Saturday! We ran a virtual meet (based on 2014 season bests) to give you an idea of how the meet should play out.
For the second consecutive week Lake Brantley High School will host another major meet. The Lake Brantley Invitational will welcome nearly three dozen schools to Altamonte Springs. Take a look at our virtual meet and make sure you stay tuned to flrunners for complete coverage with race videos/interviews from Todd Grasley and photos/recap from Ralph Epifanio, plus results and more!
At the beginning of January, we were fortunate to capture two of the top junior sprinters in the country Trayvon Bromell and Trentavis Friday workout together in Orlando, Florida. The pair who are heading into NCAA indoor conference championships this week are the future of male sprinting in the United States. Relive the action in this Flashback Friday feature.
We had THOUSANDS of photos uploaded this past week from our freelance staff as well as users around the state! We picked some of our favorite photos and put them into a weekly feature we like to call Behind The Lens!
There are some races that you can never imagine yourself running even if it helps you become a better athlete. I'm pretty sure that's how a 400m/800m runner feels when they are asked to run cross country and it's definitely how I feel when my coach tells me I have to run the 800m.
Another weekend and another slate of LOADED meets across the state of Florida. Check out our featured meets where we will have coverage at as well as the rest of the meets on tap for the week of 2/26 -2/28.
Update on the current power struggle for supremacy between the two best track & field states in the south.
We are always trying new ideas, concepts, and ways to make the site more fun and upbeat. Check out our new weekly highlights show Sprint To The Finish and let us know your thoughts!
In 2014, Oliver Alexandre was introduced to the sport of track & field after being approached by his head coach John Battle after one of his football games where he had shown impressive speed on the football field running down a quick footed running back from McArthur High School.
The Westminster Academy boys pulled out a close win last year at the 1A state finals over First Academy. It was WA's first boys' state win since 2008. Denise Spann goes All Access with the Lions!
See how Florida alumni fared in collegiate action around the country for the week of February 16 - February 23, 2015.
With so many great performances in week one of the season it was hard to narrow it down to the best of the best. However, we managed to do so. Take a look at our top girls performers in this slideshow and make sure to vote for your favorite at the end in our poll!
With so many great performances in week one of the season it was hard to narrow it down to the best of the best. However, we managed to do so. Take a look at our top boys performers in this slideshow and make sure to vote for your favorite at the end in our poll!
The ladies of Miami Northwestern are a South Florida powerhouse and at the 2015 Louie Bing Classic they went head to head with St. Thomas Aquinas, but it was no contest. The Bulls bulldozed the Raiders 182-124.5 in the team standings. They are the top team in our girls Super 25 Power Rankings.
The Dr. Phillips boys jump to the top spot of our Super 25 Rankings after a successful weekend at the Lake Brantley Open. Despite a win at the Louie Bing Classic, St. Thomas Aquinas slides down a spot to number two with Flagler Palm Coast, and Coral Reef rounding out the top four.
While few Florida track coaches have been blessed with such a quandary, down through the ages some pretty famous people have inquired whether or not excess can, in fact, be harmful.
Nominate your coach for the Brooks 2015 Inspiring Coach of the Year Award
Defending 4A 3200m state champion Alexa Cruz of St. Thomas Aquinas owns the fastest time in the state at 10:51.22 and her 5:09.48 in the 1,600m is the second best this year. See the top 25 girls times in each event!
From the sizzling performances at the Louie Bing Classic in South Florida to the Panhandle Open in Panama City we have all the results, performances, and coverage from week one! Check it all out in our Week In Review for the week of February 16, February 22, 2015.
115 national elite performances tells you something about a meet. Even though it was the first weekend of the season the 2015 Louie Bing Classic didn't disappoint with dazzling performances in nearly every event. Watch over two dozen videos from the weekend's action and make sure to check out our Friday featured photo album and Saturday featured photo album.
- Lake Brantley Invitational 2015
- Wharton Wildcat Invitational 2015
- Lake Mary Elite Invitational - New Entree Fee
- Schnulle & Arroyo go 1-2 in SEC 800 Finals!
- Running 4 x 800 & 4 x 100
- 1600m heat sheets?
- Bolles Bulldog Classic athlete event entry glitch?
- Article Comment: Sprint To The Finish: New Weekly Highlights Show From Flrunners
- It's wet but still going on!
- Josh McDowell to University of South Florida
- Jasmine Lee to University of Mobile
- Casey Brady to Florida Southern College
- Carlos Penaranda to University of North Florida
- Blaine Thomas to University of North Carolina-Pembroke
- Courteney Zboyan to University of North Florida
- Nati Sheppard to Duke University
- Amir Rasul to University of Miami
- David Bell to University of South Florida
- Colleen Openshaw to University of South Carolina