Mile News Tagged Jenny Simpson


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, PodiumRunner.com

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, OlympicChannel.com

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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Jim Ryun selected Greatest U.S. Distance Runner by LetsRun voters

April 29, 2020

Mile legend scored a convincing victory in the tournament final, garnering 62.1% of the vote to Deena Kastor’s 37.9%; selection pool of 66 U.S. athletes

From LetsRun.com

He has broken world records.

He has won an Olympic medal.

He has appeared on seven Sports Illustrated covers, a record...

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Jenny Simpson on 2020 Resolutions & Goals

January 05, 2020

“You eat three times a day and you sleep every single night, so I think if you can get those two things really, really right it can have a greater impact just because of the frequency of how often you engage in those activities.”

By Erin Strout, Women's Running

For Jenny Simpson, there...

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The Best Mile Moments of 2019

December 20, 2019

Longstanding indoor and outdoor Mile world records broken; Herrera & Kampf BBTM Grand Prix Tour champions and more BBTM Effect!

By Ryan Lamppa, Bring Back the Mile

The Bring Back the Mile campaign was launched in January 2012 to elevate & celebrate the storied distance, and over the past 8...

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Sifan Hassan Wins 1500m World Title in Dominant Fashion

October 05, 2019

Eight women bettered the previous World Championship record in epic race; Hassan earned one-of-a-kind 1500-10,000m gold double!

By Steve Landells for the IAAF

DOHA, Qatar - On Saturday evening, Sifan Hassan completed the unprecedented 1500m and 10,000m double at the IAAF World Athletics...

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World Championships Women’s 1500m preview: defending titlist Kipyegon faces formidable field

September 25, 2019

American Doha quartet includes 2011 world champion Simpson, Houlihan, Hiltz & Johnson

By Steve Landells for the IAAF

With major question marks against all the chief contenders, predicting the outcome of the women’s 1500m with any great level of confidence is a tricky business.

The world #1...

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