November 15, 2020
UC Riverside star was the first American woman to win 800 meter medal at the outdoor World Championships
By Kevin Contreras, The Highlander
Brenda Martinez was one of UC Riverside’s most prominent and outstanding athletes in its track & field history. Martinez graduated from UCR with a...
March 20, 2019
Rio Olympic bronze medalist and Mile star shares her secrets to success when it comes to getting older, wiser—and faster.
By Sarah Wassner Flynn, Women's Running
It’s a Thursday afternoon in December, and Jenny Simpson has just finished up her first run of the day near her Boulder, Colo.,...
September 15, 2018
“It’s loving what you do, but also knowing all of the work that you put into it and not giving an inch, because you know you worked so hard."
By Stephen Ruiz, Orlando Sentinel
Jenny Simpson did what she always does last weekend to end her running season.
She ran in New York, and as...
February 26, 2018
Get an American record, whether it’s in the Mile, the 1500. And just, even records put aside, just having a positive year...
By Jonathan Gault, LetsRun.com
It’s been a while since we’ve heard from 2016 Rio Olympic 1500 meter champion Matthew Centrowitz. After Centrowitz’s injury-plagued 2017...
October 14, 2017
“He was like a magnet—both impressive and hilarious... and always gave a gutsy performance on the track.”
By Jimy Tallal / Special to The Malibu Times
David Torrence spent a good part of his 32 years doing what he loved—running. He started running in ninth grade and continued running right up...
August 15, 2017
“What people say of me that makes me feel the best about my career is when they talk about how consistent I’ve been."
By John Meyer, The Denver Post
If there was any argument against the notion that Jenny Simpson is the greatest female American 1500 meter runner ever, it may have been settled...
July 03, 2017
“There feels like just such a community effort driving towards some sort of personal best, and so I’m no different than so many other people that have regular jobs.”
By Levi Waddell, Mile High Sports
Jennifer Simpson is breaking down barriers in distance running, and her current hometown...
May 10, 2017
U.S. Olympian returns to his native state to defend his Medtronic TC 1 Mile title against two-time Olympic medalist Nick Willis and a field of top contenders at the second stop of the BBTM Grand Prix #Tour2017.
By Bring Back the Mile
American Mile star and Olympian Ben Blankenship has been on...
May 09, 2017
Centrowitz will have to be on his game to come away with a victory. Of the 18 race entries announced Monday, seven have personal bests better than Centrowitz’s 3:50.53.
By Chris Hansen, The Register-Guard
Matthew Centrowitz made history last summer when he became the first American in more...
April 11, 2017
This year, in my eyes at least, there is a bigger emphasis on running fast. I think the Worlds will take care of themselves.
By Jon Hendershott, Track & Field News
He may be the Olympic gold medalist in the metric Mile, but Matthew Centrowitz admits he is still learning how to run the 1500.
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