Mile News Tagged Jenny Simpson


Dog Days for Jenny Simpson

May 21, 2020

“I go into every season and every championship as if it was a new beginning. I don’t drag in baggage from the past as I also don’t prop myself up with accomplishments of old. Each year is its own mountain to climb."

By Sieg Lindstrom, Track & Field News

With what would have been a high-gear...

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Jim Ryun selected Greatest U.S. Distance Runner by LetsRun voters

April 29, 2020

Mile legend scored a convincing victory in the tournament final, garnering 62.1% of the vote to Deena Kastor’s 37.9%; selection pool of 66 U.S. athletes

From LetsRun.com

He has broken world records.

He has won an Olympic medal.

He has appeared on seven Sports Illustrated covers, a record...

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Camel City Elite indoor meet draws top pro fields

January 08, 2020

Three-time Olympian and world champion Jenny Simpson joins returning star athletes Paul Chelimo, Edward Cheserek, Craig Engels, Clayton Murphy and Raevyn Rogers; $100,000 prize purse plus bonuses

From JDL Fast Track

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - In one month, on Saturday, February 8, some of the...

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Jenny Simpson on 2020 Resolutions & Goals

January 05, 2020

“You eat three times a day and you sleep every single night, so I think if you can get those two things really, really right it can have a greater impact just because of the frequency of how often you engage in those activities.”

By Erin Strout, Women's Running

For Jenny Simpson, there...

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The Best Mile Moments of 2019

December 20, 2019

Longstanding indoor and outdoor Mile world records broken; Herrera & Kampf BBTM Grand Prix Tour champions and more BBTM Effect!

By Ryan Lamppa, Bring Back the Mile

The Bring Back the Mile campaign was launched in January 2012 to elevate & celebrate the storied distance, and over the past 8...

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Simpson commits to Camel City Elite 3000m

November 22, 2019

By Eddie Wooten, News & Record

Olympic and World Championship multi-medalist Jenny Simpson, one of the top middle-distance runners in U.S. history, has committed to run the 3000 meters at the upcoming Camel City Elite indoor meet at JDL Fast Track in Winston-Salem on Saturday, Feb. 8.

The...

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Sifan Hassan Wins 1500m World Title in Dominant Fashion

October 05, 2019

Eight women bettered the previous World Championship record in epic race; Hassan earned one-of-a-kind 1500-10,000m gold double!

By Steve Landells for the IAAF

DOHA, Qatar - On Saturday evening, Sifan Hassan completed the unprecedented 1500m and 10,000m double at the IAAF World Athletics...

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World Championships Women’s 1500m preview: defending titlist Kipyegon faces formidable field

September 25, 2019

American Doha quartet includes 2011 world champion Simpson, Houlihan, Hiltz & Johnson

By Steve Landells for the IAAF

With major question marks against all the chief contenders, predicting the outcome of the women’s 1500m with any great level of confidence is a tricky business.

The world #1...

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With focus & courage, Simpson seeks another World Championship medal

September 17, 2019

“To be good for this long you have to be doing just about everything right. You can’t take shortcuts on anything.”

By Michael Sandrock, Daily Camera

Most years, the New Balance 5th Avenue Mile has been an end-of-the-season treat for Jenny & Jason Simpson, coming after the Olympic or IAAF...

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Veterans Simpson, Willis champions again at New Balance 5th Avenue Mile on record-setting day

September 08, 2019

In thrilling finishes, Jenny Simpson breaks event record by clocking 4:16.1 to edge Elinor Purrier, while Willis wins in photo-finish over Chris O’Hare & Sam Prakel; event & world record 9,275 participants raced across the 24 heats at the world’s most iconic road Mile

From NYRR

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