Julian Herrera heads back to his alma mater John A. Ferguson High School to give us an inside look at the program and how they train. For this Workout Wednesday, the Falcons did 12x400m on the track with 60 seconds rest between each one!
Florida Track & Field and Cross Country News
This will be your go to hub for the rest of the season to get the latest and most complete updates on our Head of the Class grade rankings! Where do you rank against your peers? Guess what...MileSplit rankings go 1000 deep! See if you make the cut!
Take a run around Town Lake in Austin with the new Under Armour Charged Bandit!
Over thirty teams and 500 high school athletes from South Florida will compete at the Miami-Dade County Youth Fair HS Championship held at Larry and Penny Thompson Park in Miami Thursday afternoon. Check out our virtual meet based on 2014 season bests. Flrunners.com will be on-site with photos, results, a complete recap of the days events!
Plant High School senior Rob Leverone ran a new personal best of 16:16.80 to finish 19th at the 4A Cross Country Finals. Coming off a 7th place finish at the state track championships in the 3,200m, Leverone plans to give it his all in 2015.
Less than a week after the FACA Pre-Season Rankings, our volunteer pollsters are back with their opening week State Rankings. Although it's early in the season, let's see how this season is starting off...
Peter Zboyan was on-site at the Suncoast Invitational and took over 500 photos of all the action including this one of girls winner Annie Allmark of Suncoast and boys winner Ivan Piccioni of Dwyer!
The Winter Park girls dropped a near perfect score of 18 points in their season opener placing their top five in the top seven spots.. Wildcat sophomore Rafaella picked up where she left off in 2014. The reigning 4A state champion finished first in a state leading time of 18:13.00. Check out the top fifty teams in the state after week one!
The Belen Jesuit boys kick started their 2015 season with a convincing win at the Park Vista Cobra XC Invitational. The Wolverines who the favorite in 3A won with 21 points and had three runners under 16:30 led by sophomore Joshua Collins who ran 16:01.63. Check out the top fifty teams in the state after week one! (Photo by Victor Arrieta)
This week has been a nice, typical race-week. In the beginning we did some mile repeats in the heat, which went well for most of the guys. It was great to see our 6-12 guys push and pace themselves well during the whole workout because just like any high-caliber team, we want depth.
A trio from Utah makes some movement in Week 1 of the Saucony Flo50 National Rankings.
Which female athlete had the best performance in week one of the 2015 cross country season? Take into account the times, variations in course and competition. We want you to decide! Voting closes Thursday night at midnight. The winner of this fan vote will be recognized on Friday morning along with the picks by the Flrunners staff!
Which male athlete had the best performance in week one of the 2015 cross country season? Take into account the times, variations in course and competition. We want you to decide! Voting closes Thursday night at midnight. The winner of this fan vote will be recognized on Friday morning along with the picks by the Flrunners staff!
Winter Park sophomore Rafaella Gibbons picked up where she left off in 2014 at the DeLand Invitational. Gibbons, the reigning 4A state champion clocked a state leading time of 18:13.00 for the win. See where you rank against all the girls who ran 5k this weekend!
Brandon Marquez, running unattached, didn’t let a little mud stop him from posting the fastest time of the weekend, a state leading 15:48 at the Wickham Park Jamboree.
As the 2015 cross country season has just started coming together, it's about that time to start looking at who all of the top teams and individuals are around the state with our bi-weekly FACA State Rankings.
Well if it hasn't hit you yet, the 2015 cross-country season is officially under way. For me, this past Saturday would be the last first time I would put on my Nona cross-country uniform. There is always something special about putting on your uniform.
The 2015 cross country season officially kicked off this week around the state of Florida. We were on-site state-wide and our coverage team took THOUSANDS of photos, and dozens of video. Check out that plus, results, and over 5,000 performances entered this weekend! It’s our Week In Review.
Dillon McGee was on-site at the Riverdale Invitational providing video coverage of all the action. Drones, Go Pro, regular video camera, we've got the races covered from in the air and on the ground!
Teams from north Florida and Georgia headed to the Sunshine State's capital of Tallahassee for the Cougar XC Challenge. The two states battled it out all meet long including the boys varsity race where Lowndes' Chance Row and Leon's Matthew Cashin fought for second place. Our Jeremy Danzie was on-site and captured just shy of 1,000 photos of all the action!
Host Lemon Bay looked impressive in their opening debut at the Lemon Bay Invitational finishing second by six points behind Sarasota. Tom Connor was on-site and snapped over 1,300 pictures of all the action!
Brandon Marquez competing unattached opened up with a state leading 15:48 while the Satellite boys & girls impressed at the Wickham Park Jamboree.
Don't miss a minute of the action from the 2015 Jim Ryun Season Opener. Watch ALL race videos and interviews from our featured meet! Want even more coverage check out over 2,000 photos from the meet by Jeff Adams.
The largest meet in the state this weekend and our featured meet the 2015 Jim Ryun Season Opener featured over fifty teams. The meets namesake, sub four minute miler Jim Ryun was on hand to chat with runners and take photos. Jeff Adams was on-site to capture this candid and over 2,000 more photos of the action!
Cedric Gillette went to town at the Ridgeview Bob Hans Invitational and took over 1,400 pictures including this awesome juxtaposition of the girls varsity start and winner Bridget Morse of Columbia. Check out all the photos from the meet!
Tyler Copeland was on-site at the DeLand Invitational and took just shy of 1,000 photos! Catch all the action plus interviews with girls champion Rafaella Gibbons, Winter Park girls coach Kristin McWilliams, and boys runner-up Andrew Stiver.
Donald Lamb was on-site at the VHS Early Bird Invitational in the Villages and snapped over 500 photos of all the action! Check out these awesome images and make sure to tag yourself!
The cross country season in the North Suncoast typically kicks off with a meet at Anclote. Anclote coach Alan Parmenter moved east to join coach Jeff Leavey at Mitchell in the off season and the Anclote meet gave way to the Wesley Chapel Wildcat Invitational on Saturday.
Andy Warrener was on-site at the Wesley Chapel Wildcat Invitational and took over 250 photos in addition to a recap of all the action and video interviews with the winners!
Week 1 of the regular season is finally here, make sure you follow all weekend for LIVE updates and the best meet coverage from around the state. Send us your meet photos or tweet us results from your meet.