Mile News Tagged Jenny Simpson


Seven-time champion Jenny Simpson to defend New Balance 5th Avenue Mile crown

August 21, 2019

Stellar fields including four-time men's champ Nick Willis at world’s most iconic road Mile; $34,000 prize purse; inaugural Back to School Mile added to 39th edition; event to be broadcast live on NBC beginning at 12:30pm ET

From NYRR

NEW YORK – Olympic medalist Jenny Simpson will race for...

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Houlihan edges out fellow Iowan Simpson for USA 1500m title

July 27, 2019

“I was definitely nervous coming into this race because I had a little more pressure than I usually feel."

By Tommy Birch, Des Moines Register

It wasn’t until after the 1500 meter finals at the USATF Outdoor Championships that Webster City native Jenny Simpson finally caught up to Sioux City...

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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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New Balance’s New Shoe Gives You a Speedier, Bouncier Mile

May 19, 2019

Designed to work best for the Mile, the aptly named 5280 is light, but insulated to help reduce impact: "The faster you go, the better you feel!"

By Nicholas Thompson, Wired

This past September, Jenny Simpson headed out in the rain to the start of the 5th Avenue Mile road race with two pairs...

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The Evolution of Jenny Simpson

March 20, 2019

Rio Olympic bronze medalist and Mile star shares her secrets to success when it comes to getting older, wiser—and faster.

By Sarah Wassner Flynn, Women's Running

It’s a Thursday afternoon in December, and Jenny Simpson has just finished up her first run of the day near her Boulder, Colo.,...

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The Best Mile Moments of 2018

December 20, 2018

Record annual prize money awarded exceeds $650,000; Herrera & Lipari BBTM Grand Prix Tour champions, greatest women’s Mile ever, BBTM Effect continues and more!

By Ryan Lamppa, Bring Back the Mile

Bring Back the Mile, since its first year in 2012, has compiled an annual highlight summary of...

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Jenny Simpson adapts to emerging Mile stars worldwide

October 12, 2018

“I think history will look back on this and my accomplishments will be in the context of what I think is one of the most competitive eras of middle-distance running.”

By Nick Zaccardi, NBCsports.com

When asked the state of the women’s 1500 meters / Mile, one of the strongest events in track &...

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Oviedo’s Jenny Simpson: “I never imagined that I would be this good for this long”

September 15, 2018

“It’s loving what you do, but also knowing all of the work that you put into it and not giving an inch, because you know you worked so hard."

By Stephen Ruiz, Orlando Sentinel

Jenny Simpson did what she always does last weekend to end her running season.

She ran in New York, and as...

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Simpson Earns Record-Extending 7th Win at New Balance 5th Avenue Mile

September 09, 2018

Wightman men’s champion; a record-tying 17 women sub-4:30; also an event record 7,704 finishers across 22 heats in world’s longest running road Mile; $30,000 prize purse awarded

From NYRR

NEW YORK — The USA’s Jenny Simpson raced to her record-extending 7th win and Great Britain’s Jake...

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Jenny Simpson’s four pillars of running success

August 31, 2018

"By trusting the process over time, it’s going to lead you in a positive direction to your ultimate goal, no matter what happens along the way.”

By Brian Metzler, Runner's World

With four global medals in the 1500 meters (including her bronze at the 2016 Rio Olympics Rio), 11 national titles...

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