August 06, 2012
By John Meyer, The Denver Post
LONDON — Monument's Jenny Simpson brought some unwanted drama and suspense to the first round of the women's 1500 meters Monday, qualifying for the semifinal on Wednesday with less than a second to spare.
Simpson, the reigning world champion and a former...
August 04, 2012
By David Ramsey, The Gazette
LONDON – Monument resident Jenny Simpson has traveled to England with a lazer-like focus. She’s here to prepare to compete in the Olympic 1500 meters.
And that’s about it.
Simpson eats breakfast at the Olympic Village, takes a bus to a vigorous daily workout...
August 03, 2012
By Jason Paur, Wired
When Jenny Simpson won the 1500 meter race at the World Championships last year, even she looked surprised. She’d surged from the back of the pack with one lap left and became the first American woman since 1983 to take the “metric Mile” title. She’ll be racing in London as...
August 02, 2012
By Chris Geinosky, Liberty Tribune
Running has taken Jason Simpson many places in life.
His most recent journey lands him in London for the 2012 Olympic Games. That is where he’s supporting his wife Jenny (Barringer) Simpson, a two-time Olympic qualifier.
Jason, a standout athlete in his...
July 22, 2012
By George Diaz, Orlando Sentinel
The first step of Jenny Barringer Simpson's athletic career began as a third-grader competing in a Mile race around a soccer field. She finished second to a girl named Brittany Baxter.
Brittany went to become a cheerleader at Oviedo High School.
July 20, 2012
By Katie Neff, Athletes in Action
“I feel like that’s the most vulnerable place for me, on the starting line of a race, because you’re out there, everyone’s there watching, and you have a lot to prove in that moment,” says Jenny Simpson, discussing the pressure she faces at the start of every...
July 13, 2012
By Flotrack / The Runner's Tribe
June 30, 2012
Monument resident in 1,500 finals Sunday
By David Ramsey, The Gazette
Juli Benson has spent dozens of hours working with Jenny Simpson. She’s not spent a single hour worrying about Simpson.
It’s easy to be confident about Simpson’s future. She competes Sunday in the 1,500 finals at the...
June 26, 2012
By Allison Keyes, National Public Radio
Jenny Simpson, the 1500 meter women's world champion, is known to some as the American steeplechase queen. Simpson is doing a few last-minute training tweaks as she gets ready for her Olympic trials race on Thursday. She's hoping to represent the U.S. in...
June 21, 2012
Simpson discusses the pressures surrounding her world champion status and the challenges of peaking for both the Trials and Olympics
By David Monti, Race Results Weekly
After finishing second at the Prefontaine Classic 1500m on June 1, world 1500m champion Jenny Simpson and her husband Jason...
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