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Drew Hunter to Make Pro Indoor Debut at New Balance Games

January 17, 2017

Rising star and high school indoor Mile record holder to run storied distance again at The Armory in New York City

NEW YORK – Drew Hunter will make his professional indoor debut at the New Balance Games on Saturday, January 21 at The Armory’s New Balance Track & Field Center.

The New Balance...

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Behind the Renaissance of American Distance Running

September 12, 2016

“Somewhere along the way we hit this critical tipping point where it really clicked. Now, every time an American steps to the line at an international competition... you’re competing for a medal.”

By Martin Fritz Huber, Outside Magazine

Unless you spent the second week of the Olympics...

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Webb Says Centrowitz 1500 Gold Represents Century of Dedication

August 23, 2016

"Look at not just Matt, but so many other Americans and how far distance running has come in the last ten years. I hope I've played a small part in that."

By Chris Lotsbom, Race Results Weekly
(c) Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved; used with permission

FALMOUTH, Mass. (21-Aug) -- Four...

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Special “Bannister” Screening Set for New Balance Falmouth Road Race Expo

August 05, 2016

Q&A to feature athlete who ran in historic first sub-4 minute Mile race and American record holder Alan Webb

FALMOUTH, Mass. — To mark the return of the elite Mile to Falmouth after a one-year hiatus, “Bannister: Everest on the Track", will be screened at the New Balance Falmouth Road Race’s...

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Q&A with Alan Webb

May 14, 2016

It is a sign of how well track & field is doing in general, especially in the United States. I'm happy to see that progression happening.

By mgoblue.com

After representing the block M with pride while they competed for the Maize and Blue, our student-athlete alumni have gone off to become...

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Family ties: Drew Hunter breaks high school indoor Mile record

February 08, 2016

“I think it’s something that’s not ironic but unique and special. I think everything happens for a reason. I think this is the beginning.”

By Christopher Chavez, Sports Illustrated

As a freshman at South Lakes High School in Reston, Va., Alan Webb was a swimmer who thrived in running despite...

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Hunter goes sub-4, sets U.S. high school indoor Mile record

February 06, 2016

"It was so loud the last lap that I just, kind of adrenaline kicked in." - Drew Hunter, 8th U.S. high school boy to break 4 minutes, now third fastest all-time behind legends Alan Webb and Jim Ryun

By David Monti, RRW
(c) 2016 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved, used with permission

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Drew Hunter: Homemade Champion

September 28, 2015

In the coming year he might even become the 8th U.S. high schooler to break 4 minutes in the Mile. Or the first boy from Northern Virginia to win the Foot Locker Cross Country Championship.

By Dickson Mercer, Run Washington

Marc and Joan Hunter, the head coaches at South Lakes High School,...

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Mile Moment of the Month: First prep sub-4 Mile indoors

January 05, 2015

HOKA ONE ONE presents the Mile Moment of the Month

By Bring Back the Mile

Until January 20, 2001, no prep athlete, including teen phenom Jim Ryun, had broken 4 minutes for the Mile indoors. At the 2001 New Balance Games in New York City, the newest U.S. teen Mile star Alan Webb from Reston,...

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2014 BBTM Top 4 Website Lists

December 30, 2014

Cain to Zamperini and more attract Mile fans!

By David Monico, Bring Back the Mile

As 2014 comes to a close we took a look at our website traffic to see what news articles and athletes reigned supreme. Since our launch in January 2012, the bringbackthemile.com website traffic has grown every...

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