November 25, 2017
“It’s not just what you’ve done, it’s what you’re going to do. They have to really believe that the future is bright for an athlete like Sara to make that investment.”
By Alison Wade, Runner’s World
At last June’s USA Track & Field Championships, Sara Vaughn stormed from ninth place to third...
October 28, 2017
“I’ve always seen him as my coach [his father] because he knows me better than I do. He knows exactly what works.”
By Cathal Dennehy for the IAAF
The Las Vegas Strip, at 6:00am on a Saturday morning, is not the kind of place you expect to find a world class athlete.
At that time, it’s...
September 19, 2017
"When you get to that level, equipment and a salary is always nice, to free up money for things like massage. (But) the upside of not having a shoe contract is that it gives her the freedom to do things the way she sees fit."
By Mike Sandrock, Daily Camera
Darkness is descending and a chill...
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...
August 09, 2017
“The moves he makes in races are almost violent. They are so sudden and decisive.”
By Liam Boylan-Pett, SB Nation
For once, Matthew Centrowitz didn't know what to do when he crossed the finish line.
He had copied a LeBron James celebration after winning the U.S. title in the 1500 meters in...
August 08, 2017
Matthew Centrowitz, Rio Olympic champion, has never finished lower than eighth in the seven major 1500m finals he has contested indoors & outdoors.
By Steven Mills, IAAF
Asbel Kiprop has won four major titles at 1500 meters but his victory in Beijing two years ago was arguably the most...
August 07, 2017
Simpson secures silver medal, her third World metric Mile medal (also 2011 gold and 2013 silver)
Emily Moss for the IAAF
With six women having run faster than four minutes in 2017, the women's 1500 meters at the IAAF World Championships London 2017 had been billed as one of the events of the...
August 03, 2017
U.S. champion and 2011 world champion Jenny Simpson cannot be ruled out as she is a fierce racer and has a fine record at major championships.
By Emily Moss, IAAF
With six women having run faster than four minutes in 2017, the 1500m could prove to be one of the most competitive events of the...
July 31, 2017
“We do a lot of under and over distance stuff. We’ll go 4-5 miles at a time, maybe 6, a lot slower than race pace. And then we do a lot of repetitions of 800m, 1000m at race pace – over and over.”
By Sam Burke, Runner's Tribe
“My bottom end speed is usually pretty good, so like 200s, 300s,...
July 30, 2017
“Because I was disappointed with my 2012 Olympics, I’m looking forward to returning to the stadium and possibly getting some personal redemption.”
By Stuart Weir, Athletics Weekly
At 1500m, Jenny Simpson won the world title in 2011, plus world silver in 2013 and Olympic bronze in 2016 – and...
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