Jenny Simpson: Golden Girl
The 1,500m world champion lives a simple lifestyle in Colorado
By Brian Metzler, Running Times
As featured in the Feb / March 2012 issue of Running Times Magazine
Consistent training and gradual development since she was in middle school, combined with a rare mix of personal ingredients, have helped her achieve maximal results at every level of her career. Subtle and intangible but very real, it's embedded deep within her DNA and expresses itself in measured discipline and channeled aggression that nearly always comes to the surface when she's racing, especially in big races.
Although her European track results after Daegu were OK, Simpson put an exclamation point on her season by beating a deep international field at the Fifth Avenue Mile in New York City with a hard-fought 4:22.3 effort.
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