June 23, 2018
"I’ve looked up to her as a runner throughout high school. She’s been someone that has been talked about throughout Iowa. To come out here and race against her and put on a good show was really cool.”
By Tommy Birch, Des Moines Register
DES MOINES - With about 100 meters remaining in the 1500...
June 21, 2018
Iowa natives headline 1500m women's field in Des Moines
By Kevin Liao, Citius Mag
If anything has characterized the 2018 track season thus far, it’s been the changing of the guard we’ve seen in many events, particularly in the sprints.
The aging Justin Gatlin and retired Usain Bolt have...
May 04, 2018
I’m over 30 and I think that I’m still going to get better. I want to run a PR in the 3000 meters. I would love to PR in the 1500 meters again.
By Chris Chavez, Sports Illustrated
Over the weekend, Jenny Simpson added another accolade to her decorated career by shattering the American record...
April 18, 2018
Event again hosts USA 1 Mile Road Championships as well as BBTM Grand Prix #Tour2018 opener; Drake Relays event director Blake Boldon discusses 2018 fields, shares what's new for this year and more!
By Bring Back the Mile
The USATF 1 Mile Road Championship returns to Des Moines for the second...
April 04, 2018
Five-time event champion and Rio Olympic medalist eyes 2 Mile national record against top women's field on the famed Blue Oval
From Drake Relays
DES MOINES, Iowa – Five-time Drake Relays champion Jenny Simpson returns to the Blue Oval to challenge the American outdoor 2 Mile record as part of...
December 30, 2017
So the best moments I have ever had were when I just crossed the finish line.
By Annemarie Jones & Brendan Riordan, Kidsday Reporters, Newsday
We interviewed Olympic runner Jenny Simpson when she was visiting Manhattan recently. Jenny is a middle-distance runner and also competed in the...
December 21, 2017
Record prize money awarded exceeds $500,000, Blankenship & Lipari win BBTM Grand Prix Tour titles, one more U.S. HSer sub-4, the brothers Ingebrigtsen make history, greatest women’s Mile ever and more highlight year
By Ryan Lamppa, Bring Back the Mile
Since the Bring Back the Mile launch in...
November 28, 2017
"He looked in the mirror and executed to the best of his skills; the brush strokes and color combinations he used; how he composed himself looking straight into the mirror. If you are willing to do that, you can be good at what you do."
By Mike Sandrock, Daily Camera
Many runners like to...
September 19, 2017
"When you get to that level, equipment and a salary is always nice, to free up money for things like massage. (But) the upside of not having a shoe contract is that it gives her the freedom to do things the way she sees fit."
By Mike Sandrock, Daily Camera
Darkness is descending and a chill...
September 13, 2017
Since 1999, NYRR has offered free youth fitness programs, now serving 267,000 youth nationally, including 134,000 across New York City’s five boroughs
NEW YORK – New York Road Runners (NYRR) has announced that three-time Olympian and Team New Balance athlete Jenny Simpson has partnered with...
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