Mile News Tagged Jenny Simpson


Jenny Simpson qualifies for 1500 meters semis by less than a second

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...

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Monument’s Simpson prepares for Olympic medal in 1500

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...

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How the Internet Helped Build Better Olympic Runners

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...

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Simpson backs wife overseas

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...

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Jenny Barringer Simpson’s persistent competitiveness marks Olympic journey

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.

Jenny went...

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Olympian Simpson says Faith is Antidote at Start of Race

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...

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Jenny Simpson 2nd 1500 in tactical race at 2012 Aviva London Grand Prix

July 13, 2012

By Flotrack / The Runner's Tribe

 
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Jenny Simpson and coach hope for London medal after trials

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...

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‘Steeplechase Queen’ Hopes To Score Big In London

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...

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Catching Up With World 1500m Champion Jenny Simpson

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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