Mile News Tagged Jenny Simpson


Simpson, Willis to Defend New Balance 5th Avenue Mile Titles

August 28, 2018

Stellar field with 19 Olympians to toe the line, including Centrowitz, Coburn, Grace, Lomong and Berian; world’s most iconic road Mile race to be aired live on NBC, Sunday, September 9

From NYRR

NEW YORK — Olympic bronze medalist and three-time World Championships medalist Jenny Simpson and...

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Sifan Hassan wins fast Mile at Müller Anniversary Games

July 22, 2018

Best ever women's Mile produces #3, 6-7 all-time, 4 national records, best time for place 2-12, record tying 5 sub-4:20 same race and 10 personal records!

By Steve Smythe, Athletics Weekly

The final race on the second day of the Müller Anniversary Games on Sunday in London was the Millicent...

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Houlihan beats Simpson to win USA 1500m crown

June 23, 2018

"I’ve looked up to her as a runner throughout high school. She’s been someone that has been talked about throughout Iowa. To come out here and race against her and put on a good show was really cool.”

By Tommy Birch, Des Moines Register

DES MOINES - With about 100 meters remaining in the 1500...

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Houlihan vs. Simpson Metric Mile Showdown at USA Outdoor Championships

June 21, 2018

Iowa natives headline 1500m women's field in Des Moines

By Kevin Liao, Citius Mag

If anything has characterized the 2018 track season thus far, it’s been the changing of the guard we’ve seen in many events, particularly in the sprints.

The aging Justin Gatlin and retired Usain Bolt have...

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After Breaking American 2 Mile Record, Simpson is Motivated for More in 2018

May 04, 2018

I’m over 30 and I think that I’m still going to get better. I want to run a PR in the 3000 meters. I would love to PR in the 1500 meters again.

By Chris Chavez, Sports Illustrated

Over the weekend, Jenny Simpson added another accolade to her decorated career by shattering the American record...

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Making the Most of Your Mile: 2018 Grand Blue Mile

April 18, 2018

Event again hosts USA 1 Mile Road Championships as well as BBTM Grand Prix #Tour2018 opener; Drake Relays event director Blake Boldon discusses 2018 fields, shares what's new for this year and more!

By Bring Back the Mile

The USATF 1 Mile Road Championship returns to Des Moines for the second...

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Simpson Returns to Drake Relays for U.S. Record Attempt

April 04, 2018

Five-time event champion and Rio Olympic medalist eyes 2 Mile national record against top women's field on the famed Blue Oval

From Drake Relays

DES MOINES, Iowa – Five-time Drake Relays champion Jenny Simpson returns to the Blue Oval to challenge the American outdoor 2 Mile record as part of...

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Olympic runner Jenny Simpson talks with Long Island kids

December 30, 2017

So the best moments I have ever had were when I just crossed the finish line.

By Annemarie Jones & Brendan Riordan, Kidsday Reporters, Newsday

We interviewed Olympic runner Jenny Simpson when she was visiting Manhattan recently. Jenny is a middle-distance runner and also competed in the...

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The Best Mile Moments of 2017

December 21, 2017

Record prize money awarded exceeds $500,000, Blankenship & Lipari win BBTM Grand Prix Tour titles, one more U.S. HSer sub-4, the brothers Ingebrigtsen make history, greatest women’s Mile ever and more highlight year

By Ryan Lamppa, Bring Back the Mile

Since the Bring Back the Mile launch in...

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What runners can learn from Jenny Simpson and Vincent van Gogh

November 28, 2017

"He looked in the mirror and executed to the best of his skills; the brush strokes and color combinations he used; how he composed himself looking straight into the mirror. If you are willing to do that, you can be good at what you do."

By Mike Sandrock, Daily Camera

Many runners like to...

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