Mile News Tagged Jenny Simpson

Jenny Simpson: How I Find Peace at the Starting Line

November 13, 2015

It's that little kid that runs out way too hard in elementary school in their first Mile race; there's a piece of that still inside me.

By Aimee Berg, ESPN W

Jenny Simpson has run hundreds of races in the past 20 years, from her first Mile in elementary school to winning New York City's 5th...

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How to Survive Running in a Pack—and Break Free

October 01, 2015

"It's tit-for-tat, so you're not making a lot of decisions. When they go, I go. When they slow down, I slow down. Finally, you're preparing for when you're going to strike. It's empowering to determine when to strike. It's a much more predatory position than leading a race and having to fend...

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Olympian Jenny Simpson stops in Siouxland

September 25, 2015

"It's a really really fun thing for me to come back to Iowa, see a couple of the groups that are always following my running career and spend a little time while I can."

By Brianna Clark, KTIV

When you have a grandchild that you're proud of, it can be hard to stop talking about their...

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Jenny Simpson, Nick Willis Win 2015 5th Avenue Mile

September 14, 2015

“I hope it’s been fun for everyone [to watch] because it’s really hard, really stressful, but I think it’s good for our sport to have [Shannon and I] facing every weekend and battling it out".

By Chris Lotsbom, Competitor

Experience reigned supreme here at the 35th running of the NYRR 5th...

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Champions Lead Star-Studded Field in the World’s Most Iconic Road Mile: the NYRR 5th Avenue Mile

September 08, 2015

2014 defending champion Jenny Simpson joins past winners Shannon Rowbury, Matthew Centrowitz, Nick Willis, and Bernard Lagat in event to be televised live on WABC-TV, Channel 7 and ESPN2 from 1:00 to 1:30pm on Sunday, September 13.

6,000 runners are expected to run past thousands of supporters...

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Women’s 1500m Final – IAAF World Championships, Beijing

August 25, 2015

Dibaba wins Ethiopia’s first ever gold in the 1500m; becomes first woman to concurrently hold world indoor and outdoor records and world indoor and outdoor titles; Shannon Rowbury 7th, top U.S. in metric Mile


It took little more than 4 minutes for Genzebe Dibaba to run the full...

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Steps to Beijing Episode 4 ft. IAAF World Championship bound Jenny Simpson

August 24, 2015

"Really believe in race visualization because I think training the mind is equally important, if not more important, when it comes to being on that edge against the best in the world." -Jenny Simpson

From New Balance Running

Some say the only thing better than winning is losing...and then...

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All four U.S. women qualify for Semifinal in the 1500m at IAAF World Championships

August 22, 2015

The Semifinal will be run on Sunday, August 23 at 8:45 pm local time. Live stream information available, here.


All four U.S. women qualified for the semifinal in the 1500, two automatically and two by time. A slowish early pace kept the pack together in the first heat, with Shannon...

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Simpson ready to rise to the occasion at IAAF World Championships

August 21, 2015

Simpson was beaming with confidence at the Team USA press conference; prelims are set to get underway on Saturday, August 22 local time.


Jenny Simpson is approaching the IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015 as one of the medal contenders in the 1500m. With the first round in this...

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2015 IAAF World Championships Preview: Women’s 1500

August 18, 2015

Can Americans Jenny Simpson and Shannon Rowbury somehow take down Genzebe Dibaba?


What a race. This race has it all.

The returning champ.

The European champ who has run 3:56.05.

Two historically fast Americans.

And, oh yeah, the world record holder.

The women’s...

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