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...
November 18, 2016
“He’s fairly capable already, but the practice will be good for him. Hopefully he will leave home able to prepare a variety of healthy meals for himself.” - Joan Hunter
By Sarah Lorge Butler, Runner's World
Joan Hunter has a lot of mouths to feed—11 of them at times. That tally includes her...
September 16, 2016
“It might be one of the hardest decisions I’ll have to make. I mean, the University of Oregon is the best program in the country. Turning that down is not easy.”
Drew Hunter, 18, Purceville, VA
For four years in an illustrious high school career, Drew Hunter was used to...
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...
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...
May 24, 2016
"Our rule of thumb is, we don't consider any prep who isn't capable of running 4 minutes." - Tom Jordan, meet director
By Doug Binder, DyeStat
Prefontaine Classic meet director Tom Jordan has always had a soft spot for high school Milers on the cusp of glory and eager to take on the the...
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...
February 23, 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...
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...
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
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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...
December 17, 2015
Foot Locker XC champion to compete as Open runner at professional races this winter: “I think I can run 4-flat right now.”
By Marc Bloom, Running Times
Shortly after his runaway victory at the Foot Locker national high school cross-country championships on Saturday in San Diego, Drew Hunter...
November 17, 2015
"I want to be a part of special and there's no program out there that has the richness of tradition. All the names of the school record holders... it's incredible.”
By Andrew Nemec, The Oregonian
While most Oregon Ducks fans spent Thursday anxiously awaiting the announcements of Ryan Kelley,...
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,...
October 21, 2015
Athleticism and track speed make the Virginia senior a threat in cross country and as the next sub-4 minute HS Miler
By Hailey Middlebrook, Running Times
Andrew Hunter didn't run in middle school, but the senior at Loudon Valley High School in Purcellville, Virginia, had plenty of background...
June 17, 2015
“That’s the goal of any high school runner — to go under 4 minutes.”
By Jason Butt, The Washington Post
Halfway through Saturday’s adidas Grand Prix Boys Dream Mile in New York, Loudoun Valley junior Andrew Hunter figured a four-minute pace was out of the question. The field wasn’t moving...
April 26, 2015
A year after winning the 3000 meter race, Hunter wins the Mile in 4:07.15 seconds to become only the second boy to do so after Matthew Centrowitz.
By Jason Butt, The Washington Post
Loudoun Valley junior Andrew Hunter could have attempted to defend the 3000 meter title he won a year ago. But...