April 14, 2017
Iowa natives part of "one of the best women’s 1500 meter fields we’ve ever assembled.”
By Cody Goodwin, The Des Moines Register
A slew of local athletes and plenty of Olympians will make their way to Des Moines in just a couple of weeks.
New Drake Relays director Blake Boldon said on...
February 25, 2017
The Olympic medalist swears by meal prep delivery services and makes a mean chocolate chip cookie.
By Heather Mayer Irvine, Runner's World
In 2015, Jenny Simpson finished last in the World Championship 1500 meter race. She’d been clipped and lost her shoe. A year later, Simpson, who holds a...
February 08, 2017
"Once people around the nation see these (Mile) times in the morning, my phone is going to be ringing off the hook with people wanting to come race here."
By Mike Sandrock, The Daily Camera
3:55, 3:56, 3:57...
The clock at the end of the Sklar Family Track's south straightaway on the...
December 28, 2016
Two more U.S. high school boys go sub-4, Drew Hunter and Michael Slagowski; two historic Olympic 1500 medals won in Rio by Matthew Centrowitz (gold) and Jenny Simpson (bronze); $480,000-plus record prize money awarded; third BBTM Grand Prix Tour sets records and more highlight banner year
December 08, 2016
"The treasured, powerful symbol of athletic success was like hiding in my suitcase in a bundle of socks.”
By Erin Strout, Runner's World
Team USA’s track & field athletes are always expected to do well at the Olympics—and usually they tally a significant number of medals across the sprints...
October 04, 2016
Since the competitive season ended, the Boulder-based teammates have enjoyed parties, appearances and a trip to the White House
By Erin Strout, Runner's World
Jenny Simpson and Emma Coburn each came out of the Rio Olympics with historic performances for the United States. Coburn won the...
September 27, 2016
Former NCAA champions for the Colorado track & field and cross country teams to be recognized at several events on Saturday, October 1
By Linda Sprouse, CU Boulder
BOULDER — University of Colorado will honor its two Olympic Bronze Medalists, Emma Coburn and Jenny Simpson, on Saturday, October...
September 14, 2016
"I had a period of time to let the Olympic experience settle on me. When everyone is saying, 'This is such a big deal; we are so excited for you,' I feel like I had a better sense of, 'This is a really big deal.'"
By Stephen Ruiz, Orlando Sentinel
It has been nearly a month since Jenny...
September 12, 2016
“Somewhere along the way we hit this critical tipping point where it really clicked. Now, every time an American steps to the line at an international competition... you’re competing for a medal.”
By Martin Fritz Huber, Outside Magazine
Unless you spent the second week of the Olympics...
September 10, 2016
“To take my sport, put it out of the stadium and on to the streets where literally thousands of people who can both cheer for us but also participate in it is such a great way to celebrate our sport.”
By Athletics Weekly
Rio Olympic 1500m bronze medallist Jenny Simpson believes it’s vital for...
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