September 17, 2019
“To be good for this long you have to be doing just about everything right. You can’t take shortcuts on anything.”
By Michael Sandrock, Daily Camera
Most years, the New Balance 5th Avenue Mile has been an end-of-the-season treat for Jenny & Jason Simpson, coming after the Olympic or IAAF...
September 08, 2019
In thrilling finishes, Jenny Simpson breaks event record by clocking 4:16.1 to edge Elinor Purrier, while Willis wins in photo-finish over Chris O’Hare & Sam Prakel; event & world record 9,275 participants raced across the 24 heats at the world’s most iconic road Mile
NEW YORK –...
August 21, 2019
Stellar fields including four-time men's champ Nick Willis at world’s most iconic road Mile; $34,000 prize purse; inaugural Back to School Mile added to 39th edition; event to be broadcast live on NBC beginning at 12:30pm ET
NEW YORK – Olympic medalist Jenny Simpson will race for...
July 27, 2019
“I was definitely nervous coming into this race because I had a little more pressure than I usually feel."
By Tommy Birch, Des Moines Register
It wasn’t until after the 1500 meter finals at the USATF Outdoor Championships that Webster City native Jenny Simpson finally caught up to Sioux City...
July 23, 2019
Rio Olympic medalist Jenny Simpson and collegiate standout Dani Jones have become like “sisters,” pushing each other to run harder and smarter.
By Taylor Dutch, Runner's World
As one of the youngest competitors on the starting line at the 2018 USATF Outdoor Track Championships, Dani Jones...
May 19, 2019
Designed to work best for the Mile, the aptly named 5280 is light, but insulated to help reduce impact: "The faster you go, the better you feel!"
By Nicholas Thompson, Wired
This past September, Jenny Simpson headed out in the rain to the start of the 5th Avenue Mile road race with two pairs...
March 20, 2019
Rio Olympic bronze medalist and Mile star shares her secrets to success when it comes to getting older, wiser—and faster.
By Sarah Wassner Flynn, Women's Running
It’s a Thursday afternoon in December, and Jenny Simpson has just finished up her first run of the day near her Boulder, Colo.,...
December 20, 2018
Record annual prize money awarded exceeds $650,000; Herrera & Lipari BBTM Grand Prix Tour champions, greatest women’s Mile ever, BBTM Effect continues and more!
By Ryan Lamppa, Bring Back the Mile
Bring Back the Mile, since its first year in 2012, has compiled an annual highlight summary of...
October 12, 2018
“I think history will look back on this and my accomplishments will be in the context of what I think is one of the most competitive eras of middle-distance running.”
By Nick Zaccardi, NBCsports.com
When asked the state of the women’s 1500 meters / Mile, one of the strongest events in track &...
September 15, 2018
“It’s loving what you do, but also knowing all of the work that you put into it and not giving an inch, because you know you worked so hard."
By Stephen Ruiz, Orlando Sentinel
Jenny Simpson did what she always does last weekend to end her running season.
She ran in New York, and as...
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