Mile News Tagged Drew Hunter


Initial Fields Announced for 2016 Sir Walter Miler

July 16, 2016

 HS sub-4 Mile star Drew Hunter to make professional debut on August 5

From Sir Walter Running

For the third year running, the Sir Walter Miler will again return to its standard first Friday night spot on August 5, 2016 at the Meredith College Track. Last year, the Sir Walter Miler was called...

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HS star Mile runner Drew Hunter turns professional, signs with adidas

July 09, 2016

"The most important thing is not rushing anything and I’m grateful that adidas understands that process for me to grow as an athlete.”

By Chris Chavez, Sports Illustrated

EUGENE, Ore. — When Loudoun Valley senior Drew Hunter ran 3:58.25 to break Alan Webb’s 3:59.86 high school indoor Mile...

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Hunter Recovering from Bout with Lyme Disease

June 25, 2016

Back to full-tilt training, the #8 sub-4 U.S. HSer and Oregon bound athlete is feeling great and has gotten green lights from his doctors.

By Jeff Hollobaugh for Track & Field News

Where is Drew Hunter? The drumbeat is starting to sound on the Internet about the nation’s top prep distance...

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Four Reasons Why More High Schoolers Are Running Sub-4

June 16, 2016

"When you see someone that’s your peer and a fellow competitor run really well, it’s definitely motivating.” - Grant Fisher

By John Kissane, Runner's World

When 18-year-old Michael Slagowski stopped the clock at 3:59.53 to win the Jesuit Twilight Mile on April 29 in Portland, Oregon, he...

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Who’s Better, Drew Hunter or Michael Slagowski?

May 05, 2016

Hunter would have a big edge in a pro race, and Slagowski would have a better shot in a "Teens Night at the Club" high school-only race.

By Johanna Gretschel and Dennis Young, FloTrack

After Drew Hunter and Michael Slagowski ran epic Miles on opposite ends of the U.S. this weekend,...

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Four Minutes to Fame: Maton, Fisher and Hunter

February 26, 2016

The latest HSer sub-4 does credit Maton and Fisher for lighting a fire: “It was really inspiring. After I saw that, I thought ‘OK. I’ve got one goal for next year and hopefully I can join the club.'”

By Parker West, Dyestat

In the span of 10 months, the number of all-time sub-4 high school...

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Drew Hunter Again Breaks High School Indoor Mile Mark

February 20, 2016

“He’s not afraid of anything, and he’s just a ferocious competitor. I think his mental strength is extraordinary.”

By Lindsay Crouse, New York Times

Drew Hunter broke his national high school indoor Mile record at the Millrose Games on Saturday in an event that proved to be as much a...

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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 Eyes Sub-4 Mile at Armory Track Invitational

January 31, 2016

“Alan Webb is the first guy I looked up to as a runner. To know he was the first one to break four (indoors) -- and I hope to do it this year -- is special.”

From Armory Track

Drew Hunter, of Purcellville, Va., has his sights set on becoming the second high school boy to break the 4-minute...

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