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Simpson, Verzbicas and Keflezighi Reign Supreme at Endurance LIVE

March 11, 2012

By Cielestia Calbay, Competitor Magazine

Many of the top endurance athletes in the world gathered in Los Angeles on Saturday.

The red carpet rolled out in athletic style in downtown Los Angeles on Saturday night at the Nokia Theatre for the Endurance LIVE Awards, the biggest night of the year in endurance sports.

Presented by REFUEL | Got Chocolate Milk, the annual gala, which celebrated its 20th birthday, brought together top athletes from running, cycling and triathlon for one night to recognize the year’s most notable performances.

In the running category, Jenny Simpson (top, PhotoRun), Lukas Verzbicas and Meb Keflezighi reigned supreme.

Simpson, who won the award for Female Runner of the Year, surprised the world in 2011 with her win in the 1500 meter final at the World Championships in Daegu, South Korea.

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