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Articles with Matthew Maton
Who is the fastest overall distance runner that has broken four minutes in the mile?
Over the past four outdoor track seasons, there have been four boys to run under the four-minute mark in the mile
Take a look back at the past 3 years with the top 100 high school boys outdoor times in the mile. The past two years have seen a pair of runners break 4 minutes in the mile for the 2015 and 2016 outdoor seasons, while a slew of runners have been knocking on the door. Who will make the assault on the time barrier this spring?
A list of the top all-time state cross country meet performances for all 50 states. Note that all-time lists vary per state on how many years back they go in the MileSplit database, but still a good starting point looking back at some of the past great races in a state's cross country championship meet history.
The top 25 all-time list at Brooks PR in the boys 800m, mile and two mile
It started with 32 of the "best moments" of the 2014-2015 school year. It's down to 4. Take a look at the final moments that have advanced to the semi-finals of the inaugural #TrackMadness bracket
VOTE for the best moments of the year from the East and South regions that you think should make it to the #TrackMadness quarterfinals
Two Oregon athletes, Gabrielle Kearney and Matthew Maton, will represent Team USA at the Pan Am Games in Edmonton.
Get to know the No. 3 ranked high school miler in history in Matthew Maton, who returns to the track this weekend at USATF Junior Nationals after a two-month hiatus
Maton cited lingering Achilles pain after his historic 3:59.38 Mile from racing in new spikes
The U.S. No. 3 All-Time 3:59.38 performer became the sixth prep in history to break four minutes in the mile two weeks ago; he will skip the Prefontaine Classic Mile due to Achilles heel soreness
Matthew Maton leads the charge with his U.S. No. 3 All-Time 3:59.38 run; scroll through the slideshow to see other Dream Mile invitees and top contenders
Matthew Maton wasn't the only one that dropped a impressive mark this week
A sub 4:00 Mile, four guys 8:46 or faster in the 3200m, US #1s in the 4x800m & DMR, and more
Sixth sub 4:00 HS Miler in US history talks about unforgettable race, how far he can go under 4:00, prom with Alexa Efraimson, Grant Fisher showdown, events that resulted in him no longer competing for his HS, & more
Vote for the most impressive male athlete of the weekend until this Thursday, May 14 at 8 PM ET!
Future Oregon Duck runs U.S. No. 3 All-Time 3:59.92, becomes sixth prep in history to break four minutes for the mile
The controversial Oregon-bound star will make a sub-four minute mile attempt tonight at the Oregon Twilight. Maton ranks U.S. No. 3 All-Time in the 1,500m, per his nation-leading time of 3:42.54.
This past weekend provided not just some of the fastest 1500m/1600m/Miles of the year, but of all-time
Matthew Maton, a senior at Summit High School in Oregon, broke another high school state record previously held by Galen Rupp with US #3 all-time 1500 meter performance of 3:42.54!
See which boys made the pre-season list for All-American honors entering the 2015 outdoor season! Presented by New Balance.
The latest top 100 national rankings in the boys distance events of April 7th.
Slideshow of the most impressive individual performances from a record breaking year
The best cross country runner in the nation for the fall 2014 season is realeased!
In-depth preview of the boys' race for the 2014 Foot Locker Nationals.
Can anyone dethrone defending national champion Grant Fisher?
Dressel tricks Oregon state champ Maton & Washington state champ Anderson with last minute kick.
Top 500 boys 5K times from the Foot Locker West Region states as of November 20th.
See who is showing up when the time counts as three NXN Regionals are in the books
The latest update of the Saucony Flo50 Boys Individual National Rankings for the first week of November.
Jimmy breaks down the past weekend's state meet highlights including some impressive records that went down
These 14 XC boys went into "beast mode" with their race performances this past week (10/27 through 11/3)
Big day for Summit program in Eugene with a pair of team titles & state meet course record run by Matthew Maton
This list highlights the top high school seniors who will undoubtably be the desire of college coaches across the nation.
These 14 XC boys went into "beast mode" with their race performances this past week (10/6 through 10/11)
The big boys are proving why they deserve a top 10 spot! Jimmy dissects the reasons why these guys are worthy as well as mentions some new runners to the Saucony Flo 50 rankings.
These 14 XC boys went into "beast mode" with their race performances this past week (9/29 through 10/4).
Their #1 runner and US #2 ranked Matthew Maton still has not raced yet, but it did not stop the Summit boys from taking care of business on the Oregon state meet cross country course at Lane Community College in Eugene on Saturday for the Northwest Classic. Despite missing Maton, the Summit boys placed 5 in the top 16 places to win the meet by 60 points.
We teased you with a top 10 watch list article and a Who's #1 video ranking the top 7 boys cross country runners in the country. Now is the time to reveal our complete pre-season top 25 national rankings of the best boys returning in the nation for the 2014 XC season.
Jimmy takes a look at the top 10 pre-season ranked XC individual boys in the nation.
We caught up with Matthew Maton, one of the top returners this fall, to chat about his breakthrough spring, how the summer training has been going, and waht he's looking forward to this fall and winter... also played a little hangman.
The following 10 high school cross country boys have been selected as our Saucony Flo 50 pre-season watch list for the upcoming season as the best of the best, the cream of the crop, the very top tier of returning distance runners to look out for in top national races this fall.
The following 8 individuals have been selected to the MileSplit All-American Team in the boys 1600 meter/mile run from the 2014 outdoor season. They have been chosen by MileSplit as the 8 best national performers in their event from this past spring.
Attention all college coaches! Looking to recruit some of the best and fastest current high school runners to your squad in the coming year? Here is a good list to start with in the top 200 fastest returning rising senior boys in the country from the last cross country season (pulling up their 2013 season best XC 5K season bests from the MileSplit database).
A list of the top 100 fastest returning boys cross country runners in the country based on their season best 5K times from last year in the MileSplit database.
The class of 2015 is stacked deep with talented distance runners coming back to return to a national stage that they have already been competing at including Matthew Maton from Summit High School in Oregon, who followed up his 4:04 mile PR at the Dream Mile with a 4:06.32 mile victory at the Brooks PR Invitational.
Another piece to the Brooks PR puzzle is Summit distance runner Matthew Maton. Maton is a three-time Oregon state champion in the 3000 meters and two-time state champion in the 1500 meters. A stellar distance runner, he placed third at the Foot Locker National Cross Country Championships. He will compete in the mile and brings with him a PR of 3:49.38 for 1500 meters to the Brooks PR Invitational on Saturday, June 21st in Seattle.
Ricky Faure, Sukhi Khosla, Blake Haney, and Garrett O'Toole, whose 4:01.89 mile last week leads the nation, will headline the Boys' Dream Mile at the adidas Grand Prix on Saturday, June 14, organizers announced today.
Matthew Maton closed in a 57 second last lap to run the nation's second fastest time in the 3K with a meet record time of 8:18 at the Oregon Relays, while Alexa Efraimson was able to remarkable make up a 11 second gap on her DMR 1600 meter leg in just the first 900 meters to bring the Camas girls back to a US leading time of 11:54.
Mt. SAC and the first crazy wave of State Championships across the nation made for quite the busy weekend for XC! And what a weekend it was!
A quiet week of movement on the boys side, but there are quite a few harriers knocking on the door of a top-25 ranking as the post-season falls upon us. (Photo by Brian Stocks, El Modena T&F, XC)
New York, New York!! Manhattan was just as exciting on the boys side as three elite harriers battled to the finish. US #14 Tony Russell (West Chester Henderson PA) led the charge!
Another crazy week with super-fast times being run at Great American and Wendy's Invitationals in NC. Plus a new star is revealed in Maine! (Photo by Doug Hague)
Just when we thought it couldn't get more exciting, Blake Haney, Joe Hardy and Estevan De La Rosa decided to race each other at the 40th Stanford Invitational. (Photo by Maria De La Rosa)
girls action at Concordia (by Craig Rice) Adidas Concordia was the highlight of the week with Andrew Gardner & Ella Donaghu topping the bill. Around the nation it was the return of Edward Cheserek to action that was probably the biggest news, which was a part of Eastern States. Mary Cain headed the girls' field there.
Trevor Dunbar heads to a recordd in 2008
Katie Knight at Eagle Island Katie Knight & Kai Wilmot of North Central scored impressive victories at Richland to top action in the Northwest.