Dani Jones

Birthday: 08/21/96 Mile PR: 4:23.33 - 2020
Metric Mile (1500m) PR: 4:05.03 - 2020
High School: Desert Vista HS '15
Hometown: Phoenix, AZ
College: University of Colorado '20
Current Residence: Boulder, CO

Danielle "Dani" Jones, a rising U.S. star, finished runner-up at the 2020 Team Boss Indiana Mile, setting her personal record of 4:23.33 (#10 U.S. woman all-time outdoors). In February 2020, she finished 7th in the NYRR Wanamaker Miler, clocking 4:27.88, a PR at the time.

Jones won three individual NCAA titles for the University of Colorado: 3000m indoor (2017), cross country (2018) & 5000m outdoor (2019) and led her 2018 Buffalo cross country team to the NCAA Championship. The 12-time All-American was also NCAA Indoor Mile runner-up in 2018.

For Desert Vista High School in Phoenix, Dani won nine state titles: two cross country (2013-14), two 800m (2013, 2015), three 1600m (2013-15) and two 3200 (2014-15). She also set state records for 1600 (4:41), Mile (4:39.88) and 3200 (10:09).

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News

Cory McGee smashes Indiana state Mile record, sets personal record

July 25, 2020

A record three U.S. women sub-4:24 same race plus three men sub-4 at special Team Boss event

By Erik Boal, DyeStat Editor

Cory McGee, Dani Jones and Emma Coburn took advantage of racing at sea level for the first time outdoors this year and achieved history by becoming the first American...

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Emma Coburn Shatters Colorado State Mile Record

June 27, 2020

Special event also raises more than $27,000 for the non-profit Sachs Foundation college scholarship fund

By Taylor Dutch, Runner's World

The professional runners of Team Boss used their first racing opportunity in five months to not just break records, but also give back to the Black Lives...

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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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Favorites Kerr, Purrier Win NCAA Indoor Mile Titles

March 11, 2018

New Mexico Lobo defends, while Purrier edges Jones at the tape for first national crown

By LetsRun.com

COLLEGE STATION, Texas —  Redemption.

Look at the results of the Mile finals at the 2018 NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships and you’ll see that New Mexico’s Josh Kerr and New...

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Fisher, Aragon Win HS adidas Dream Mile Crowns in NYC

June 13, 2015

Records set by Aragon (4:37.91, meet and Montana state) and Ryen Frazier (4:38.59, North Carolina state)

By Jim Gerweck, Mile wire

NEW YORK – Ten days ago, teenager Grant Fisher would have been ecstatic to run a 4:01 Mile.

Then came the Nike Festival of Miles in St. Louis, where the...

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