“You, me, or nobody is gonna hit as hard as life, but it ain’t about how hard you hit, it’s about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward, how much you can take and keep moving forward. That’s how winning is done.”
We catch up with Eastern States champion Noah Affolder, who jumped to No. 12 in the Saucony Flo50 National XC Rankings this week
More Course Records went down than any day in the past century at Van Cortlandt Park. We've updated our lists, before they had back into the Archives.
We're wrapping up our Manhattan coverage with one last look. We look at the top 20 athletes per grade, to see what the competition may look like for years to come.
Bronx, NY - Van Cortlandt Park has once again brought some of the best competition short of a national championship. MileSplit was there all day, capturing the videos, photos, and interviews you want to see. Check out everything that happened, at the Manhattan Invitational.
A look at the meet merge for the girls
Defending 6A state champion Rachel McArthur finished fourth in the Eastern States Championship race at the Manhattan Invitational with a time of 14:10.60. Okay, so what does that performance actually mean?
Check out MileSplit's comprehensive race video coverage below of every varsity race from the 2015 Manhattan Invitational which includes 5 positions on the course including start, bridge crossing, hill, down the hill, and the finish!
Here are the top 300 fastest New Jersey girls from Manhattan on Saturday.
Watch the varsity C girls race from the 2015 Manhattan Invitational, which Abbey Green in 14:45 and her Walter Johnson teammates won as a squad.
Here are the top 500 fastest New Jersey boys from Manhattan on Saturday.
A strong group of Maryland teams and runners made the trip up I-95 to race at the 43rd annual Manhattan College Invitational on the historic Van Cortlandt Park 2.5 mile course. And state history was made by Maria Coffin.
Bronx, NY - Manhattan may have been at its' most competitive ever, but now the eyes start turning towards championship season. We look at the results to see how you stand up.
Didn't get a chance to make it out near the bridge at Van Cortland Park? MileSplit has you covered in photos from the varsity races of back section of the course with over 4K photos by Lisa McArthur.
Watch the Eastern States Girls Championship race from the 2015 Manhattan Invitational, which Jessica Lawson of Corning broke the Van Cortlandt Park 2.5 mile course record in a time of 13:53.9!
Maria Coffin of Annapolis ran the fastest time every by a Maryland girl at the historic Van Cortland Park 2.5 mile course in New York with a 7th place 14:21 finish in the Eastern States race at the 2015 Manhattan Invitational.
McDonogh School's top 2 runners after competing in the Eastern States championship boys race at the 2015 Manhattan Invitational.
National rankings go haywire as the East Coast's best meet at Van Cortland Park in New York
Manhattan Invitational Eastern States girls flash recap
An error on setting caused some photos to be less that our best in the Girls Eastern States, The A and the B races for Girls.
One of the nation's biggest high school XC invites this weekend with the Manhattan College Invitational once again taking center stage. Scout out all the competition in each varsity race's virtual meet preview!
A decent size number of Maryland top programs will be heading north to the Manhattan Invitational at Van Cortlandt Park in New York City or going south to Northern Virginia for Bull Run Invitational.
The 8th running of the Boys Eastern States race at the Manhattan Invitational will be storming through Manhattan with likely the fastest lineup ever, and that's saying a lot, like an NYC cabbie.
Much of the day's action at Van Cortlandt Park will be devoted to the Letter races, and there are great matches on hand for all. Time was a bit limited for pulling in info from all of the different states. Also apologies to non-NY teams if the rating scores don't quite capture your full strength, as some of the estimations are really tough. The following summaries should give at least some idea of what's in store for the boy's 7 Letter duels.
Relive Manhattan 2014, with full race video of all the Letter Races, plus a loaded Easterns competition. We'll have much the same in 2015, so be sure to stick around
The Eastern States is charging into Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx again this Saturday, and once more the Manhattan Invitational will be at the center of the known universe.
43rd Annual Manhattan Invitational Girls Letter Race Preview Much of the day's action at Van Cortlandt Park will be devoted to the Letter races, and there are great matches on hand for all. Time was a bit limited for pulling in info from all of the different states. Also apologies to non-NY teams if the rating scores don't quite capture your full strength, as some of the estimations are really tough. The following summaries should give at least some idea of what's in store for the girls' 6 Letter duels.
Bronx, NY - Van Cortlandt Park is getting ready for the biggest meet on the east coast. We've broken down the entries for you here by Letter Race, but be sure to check back all week for the most in-depth previews you'll find anywhere.