Mile News Tagged Usatf Outdoor Championships

Sinclaire Johnson plays The Waiting Game

May 04, 2020

“And it will be really exciting obviously to train with Shelby [Houlihan] since she’s the American record holder right now in the 1500. Getting the chance to train alongside one of the best I think will only make me better. I’m really excited about the future.”

By Sieg Lindstrom, Track & Field...

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Engels Out-Duels Friend & Mentor Centrowitz in USA 1500

July 28, 2019

“Craig’s a fun guy… obviously with his appearance, it’s not your typical middle distance, distance running personality. I think it’s great. He brings a different spin to the event and to the sport.”

By Lincoln Shryack, FloTrack

When Craig Engels was weighing his professional options coming...

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Houlihan edges out fellow Iowan Simpson for USA 1500m title

July 27, 2019

“I was definitely nervous coming into this race because I had a little more pressure than I usually feel."

By Tommy Birch, Des Moines Register

It wasn’t until after the 1500 meter finals at the USATF Outdoor Championships that Webster City native Jenny Simpson finally caught up to Sioux City...

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Gabe Grunewald tribute planned at USATF Outdoor Championships

July 25, 2019

“I want her legacy to be a legacy of someone who persevered and continues to persevere.”

From Associated Press

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Justin Grunewald carries a lock of her hair with him as a remembrance. He has countless photos of her on his phone, along with rich stories from so many.


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A Mentor and Her Protégé Will Face Off at USATF Outdoor Championships

July 23, 2019

Rio Olympic medalist Jenny Simpson and collegiate standout Dani Jones have become like “sisters,” pushing each other to run harder and smarter.

By Taylor Dutch, Runner's World

As one of the youngest competitors on the starting line at the 2018 USATF Outdoor Track Championships, Dani Jones...

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Gallagher Has Sights on World Championships Qualifier

July 08, 2015

With the work I’ve done this spring, I am confident that I have that time in me. Now I just have to make it happen.

By Patrick McCormack, Brooklyn Daily

Kerri Gallagher exceeded her own expectations at the USA Track & Field Outdoor Championships, moving her closer to putting her name among...

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Ben Blankenship Regroups After Missing World Team by .02 Seconds

July 01, 2015

Hirsute Miler finished heartbreaking fourth at USA Outdoor Championships.

By Lindsay Rossmiller, Runner's World

At the beginning of May, after helping a U.S. team set the world record in the distance medley relay, Ben Blankenship said, “Nothing that I do in the next six or seven weeks will...

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Jenny Simpson claims the USATF 1500 title; a banged up Shannon Rowbury is second

June 30, 2015

"I didn't go to the front. I didn't make something happen until later in the race. But even though I was out of my element, I was still confident I could execute this well."

By Ken Goe, The Oregonian

Jenny Simpson patiently bided her time Sunday until she struck.

When she struck, she struck...

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Alexa Efraimson: The Teen Miler to Watch at USATF Championships

June 24, 2015

Eighteen-year-old pro is a contender for World Championships 1500 meter team.

By Peter Gambaccini, Runner's World

A teen who turned pro while in high school might make the U.S. 1500 meter team for August’s World Championships in Beijing. But if it happens, the odds are that it will be...

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