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...
September 03, 2016
36th edition produces three women sub-4:20, two men sub-3:50; record 17 women sub-4:30 and record tying 17 men sub-4
NEW YORK – American Jenny Simpson became the first five-time winner – man or woman – in event history and rising star Eric Jenkins shocked the field with his top...
August 30, 2016
Olympic gold medalist Matthew Centrowitz leads men’s field, while Team New Balance stars and Olympic bronze medalists Jenny Simpson & Emma Coburn highlight women’s field; world’s largest & most iconic road Mile race to be streamed live on USATF.tv and to include specialty heats for youth, seniors...
August 23, 2016
"They are waiting for the battle of St. Crispan's Day, and are outnumbered five to one. Sometimes this year, with wave after wave of scandal in our sport, it has felt as if we were up against impossible odds. But, 'She who has no stomach for this fight, let her depart ... .' "
By Mike Sandrock,...
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