December 08, 2016
"The treasured, powerful symbol of athletic success was like hiding in my suitcase in a bundle of socks.”
By Erin Strout, Runner's World
Team USA’s track & field athletes are always expected to do well at the Olympics—and usually they tally a significant number of medals across the sprints...
October 04, 2016
Since the competitive season ended, the Boulder-based teammates have enjoyed parties, appearances and a trip to the White House
By Erin Strout, Runner's World
Jenny Simpson and Emma Coburn each came out of the Rio Olympics with historic performances for the United States. Coburn won the...
September 27, 2016
Former NCAA champions for the Colorado track & field and cross country teams to be recognized at several events on Saturday, October 1
By Linda Sprouse, CU Boulder
BOULDER — University of Colorado will honor its two Olympic Bronze Medalists, Emma Coburn and Jenny Simpson, on Saturday, October...
August 23, 2016
"They are waiting for the battle of St. Crispan's Day, and are outnumbered five to one. Sometimes this year, with wave after wave of scandal in our sport, it has felt as if we were up against impossible odds. But, 'She who has no stomach for this fight, let her depart ... .' "
By Mike Sandrock,...
July 25, 2016
"Along the way there are different benchmarks that you dream of and hope for and work for, and the gold medal at the Olympic Games is the superlative."
by Neill Woelk, CU Buffs News
If there's one thing to be learned from an athlete's first Olympic experience, it is how to deal with the...
July 21, 2016
Rio-bound and 5-time 3000m steeplechase national champion Emma Coburn to join her Team New Balance training partner; world’s most iconic road Mile race to be streamed live on USATF.tv and to include specialty heats for youth, seniors and NYPD / FDNY
From NYRR Media
NEW YORK — The most iconic...
July 12, 2016
Jenny Simpson (1500 meters), Emma Coburn (3000m steeplechase) best hopes for Olympic podium
By Daniel Petty, Denver Post
EUGENE, Ore. — Nine athletes with Colorado connections will represent the United States on the Olympic track & field team in Rio next month, with serious contenders to...
May 21, 2013
The Colorado senior, who made the final of the Olympic steeplechase last summer, talks about her sub-4:30 Mile, spring racing and her post-graduation plans
By John A. Kissane, Running Times
Who is the most dominant female collegiate distance runner today? That’s impossible to answer. But Emma...
March 09, 2013
By Linda Sprouse, Colorado Athletics
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - Senior Emma Coburn claimed the University of Colorado's first NCAA indoor Mile crown on Saturday night; finishing the race with a blazing fast time of 4:29.91.
"We've had some great Milers at Colorado, male and female, so it's such an...
March 07, 2013
Chris O'Hare, Emma Coburn enter championships as favorites
By Bring Back the Mile
Last year 33 collegiate men broke the four-minute barrier, a record, and a substantial increase over the 22 that did so in 2011. In fact six sub-4 Milers stayed home having to watch the NCAA Championship on...