Loudoun Runner Breaks Webb’s Record — Drew Hunter of Loudoun Valley High School broke the longstanding high school indoor mile held by Reston’s Alan Webb on Saturday. Hunter ran a the mile in 3:58.25 at New York’s Armory Track Invitational. Webb became the first American high school student in indoor history to turn in a sub-4 minute mile with a 3:59.86 at the same meet in 2001.
No Chiptole For Lunch — Today’s the day all Chipotle stores, including the three in Reston, will close for part of the day for a “national team meeting” after recent outbreaks of foodborne illness at the chain. Stores will open at 3 p.m. [News 4 Washington]
Laptop Drive at Supervisors Office — Help America’s Adopt a Soldier program reach its goal of collecting 500 donated working computer laptops/pads/tablets for homeless youth in Fairfax County. You can drop off your unwanted hardware at the Hunter Mill District Supervisor’s Office at 1801 Cameron Glen Drive, Reston, through Feb. 29.
Dippers Raise $95K — The ninth annual Freezin’ for a Reason Virginia Polar Dip raised $95,000 to help children with life-threatening illnesses attend Camp Sunshine in Maine. There were 204 jumper who paid to jump into Frigid Lake Anne, organizers said.
Photo: Heron at Lake Audubon/Credit: Laura Noll