Mile News Tagged Jenny Simpson

Jenny Simpson is Back on Her Starting Line

January 28, 2024

By Barbara Huebner

When Jenny Barringer was a third grader, she moved to Florida over Thanksgiving break, well after the semester had begun at Partin Elementary School. As a way for her to make friends, a physical education teacher suggested she join an after-school running program, where the...

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Jenny Simpson Plans to Run the 2024 Olympic Marathon Trials

August 01, 2023

"I want to spend the last few years of my career doing longer road races.”

By Chris Chavez,

Jenny Simpson says she is planning to run the 2024 U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials in Orlando on Feb. 3, 2024. In an interview with Track Shack, she subtly noted she’ll make her marathon...

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Jenny Simpson, most decorated U.S. Miler, shifts focus with new Puma sponsorship

October 06, 2022

“My intention is to turn my focus to the roads... I’m going to let the races, training and coaching guide the next steps as they come."

By Nick Zaccardi, NBC Sports

Jenny Simpson, the most decorated U.S. female Miler in history, plans to return to racing on Sunday with a new shoe sponsor,...

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Jenny Simpson to be Inducted Into Pac-12 Hall of Honor

March 09, 2022

Inaugural Bowerman Award winner, 4-time NCAA champion, 2011 World Champion, 2016 Rio Olympic bronze medalist and more

SAN FRANCISCO — The Pac-12 Conference has announced the 2022 class to be inducted into the Pac-12 Hall of Honor, the Conference's most prestigious recognition of the greatest on...

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Jenny Simpson Talks About Fleeing Wildfire, Helping Her Community Rebuild

March 04, 2022

"I’m again drawn to what is bigger than myself, whether that’s wearing a Team USA uniform at the Olympic Games or being part of a long and significant Colorado legacy, I feel really privileged that I get to be a part of something bigger than me."

By Erin Strout, Women's Running

On December...

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Jenny Simpson’s Advice for Embracing a New Running Challenge

September 16, 2021

“If you’re trying something new, take advantage of being a total novice and really enjoy being the person with no pressure and only everything to learn.”

By Cindy Kuzma, Runner's World

For nearly a decade and a half, the story of women’s 1500 meter running in the United States has had a...

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The legacy of Jenny Simpson

July 01, 2021

“I have a million and one reasons to be grateful to Jenny Simpson.”

By Erin Strout,

The last time Jenny Simpson watched the Olympics on television, it was 2004. Deena Kastor won a bronze medal in the Marathon and Simpson was a 17-year-old high school kid in Florida, unaware...

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Jenny Simpson Still Going Strong… But in Which Event?

April 23, 2021

“But the 1500 has my number and that’s what I’m trained for and excited about. I’m qualified in the 5K and the 15 for the Trials. So I’ll keep my options open and be watching how the training goes."

By Jeff Hollobaugh, Track & Field News

“It has been the longest stretch of my career, probably...

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Jenny Simpson reveals the rewards ahead for new runners

February 01, 2021

One of her proudest achievements is that ability to reset quickly – not from a bad day, but from a career highlight.

By Ed Knowles,

Jenny Simpson is a professional Mile / 1500 meter runner from the USA who is looking to go to her fourth Olympic Games in Tokyo.

Her long...

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Dog Days for Jenny Simpson

May 21, 2020

“I go into every season and every championship as if it was a new beginning. I don’t drag in baggage from the past as I also don’t prop myself up with accomplishments of old. Each year is its own mountain to climb."

By Sieg Lindstrom, Track & Field News

With what would have been a high-gear...

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