- Loudoun Valley graduate Drew Hunter signed a 10-year contract to run professionally for adidas. He will make his professional debut at the Sir Walter Miler in Raleigh, N.C. Aug. 5.
- Lake Braddock’s Kate Murphy and Northwest alumnus Diego Zarate will race in the World Junior Track and Field Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland. Zarate, who attends Virginia Tech, will begin racing July 19 in the heads for the 1,500 meters. The finals will be run July 21. Murphy’s 3,000 meter final is July 20.
- Drew Glick and Page Lester were named Gatorade Players of the Year for track and field in D.C. Glick, who graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School, won the 1,600 meters and 3,200 meters and anchored the winning 4×800 meter relay at the D.C. state championships. Lester capped off her sophomore year at the National Cathedral School by winning the 800 meters and 1600 meters at the Independent School League championships.
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Since everyone seems to be remarking that last year felt like five, here’s some of what happened in the local running scene in 2021.
RunWashington’s coaches panel reviewed the 2021 season and picked the 62 best cross country runners in the D.C. area.
RunWashington’s coaches panel reviewed the 2021 season and picked the seven girls and seven boys for the All-RunWashington Virginia team.