Mile News Tagged Shannon Rowbury

Women’s 1500m Final – IAAF World Championships, Beijing

August 25, 2015

Dibaba wins Ethiopia’s first ever gold in the 1500m; becomes first woman to concurrently hold world indoor and outdoor records and world indoor and outdoor titles; Shannon Rowbury 7th, top U.S. in metric Mile


It took little more than 4 minutes for Genzebe Dibaba to run the full...

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All four U.S. women qualify for Semifinal in the 1500m at IAAF World Championships

August 22, 2015

The Semifinal will be run on Sunday, August 23 at 8:45 pm local time. Live stream information available, here.


All four U.S. women qualified for the semifinal in the 1500, two automatically and two by time. A slowish early pace kept the pack together in the first heat, with Shannon...

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Simpson, Rowbury Give U.S. 1-2 Medal Punch in World Championships 1500

August 10, 2015

One is a former world champion, the other the American record holder.

By Peter Gambaccini, Runner's World

The United States could take home two of the three medals in the women’s 1500 meters at the IAAF World Championships, which begin August 22 in Beijing. Jenny Simpson and Shannon Rowbury...

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Q&A: New 1500m American record holder Shannon Rowbury

July 22, 2015

"Seeing how much my fitness has progressed gives me the confidence that I have the ability to race with the best in the world. That’s what it will take to get on the medal podium."

By Christopher Chavez, Sports Illustrated

On July 17, at the Monaco Diamond League meet, Shannon Rowbury of the...

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How Many Medals Can the U.S. Middle Distance Women Win in Beijing?

July 22, 2015

Rivalries aside, the 2015 World Championships and 2016 Rio Olympics will be a thrill for fans of American middle distances.

By Meg Bellino, FloTrack

By now you’ve already seen or heard about Shannon Rowbury’s 1500m American record. If you didn’t, it came during a race where Ethiopia’s Genzebe...

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Shannon Rowbury breaks Slaney’s 32-year-old American record in the 1500m

July 17, 2015

Genzebe Dibaba runs a World Record time of 3:50.07; Rowbury takes third, clocking 3:56.29.

From USA Track & Field

Olympian Shannon Rowbury (Portland, OR) etched her name in the history books Friday, breaking Mary Decker Slaney's long-standing American record in the Herculis Monaco meeting...

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Jenny Simpson claims the USATF 1500 title; a banged up Shannon Rowbury is second

June 30, 2015

"I didn't go to the front. I didn't make something happen until later in the race. But even though I was out of my element, I was still confident I could execute this well."

By Ken Goe, The Oregonian

Jenny Simpson patiently bided her time Sunday until she struck.

When she struck, she struck...

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Simpson vs Rowbury Rivalry Grows with American Record in Sight

May 29, 2015

Both athletes lowered their 1500m PR last year, now Mary Slaney’s American record of 3:57.12 is in sight. Biggest middle distance rivalry since Suzy Favor Hamilton and Regina Jacobs clashed in the 90s.

By Scott Bush,

Down the homestretch come the Americans. Simpson leads, but...

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U.S. female Milers have high hopes at Pre Classic 2015

May 20, 2015

Simpson, Rowbury, Coburn and Moser are all contenders in 1500 meters

From The Register-Guard

Traditionally, American women haven’t fared well at the Prefontaine Classic 1500 meter race.

This year could be a different story.

American’s Jenny Simpson, Shannon Rowbury, Emma Coburn and ...

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Shannon Rowbury a S.F. celebrity who flies under radar

March 16, 2015

The two-time Olympian and USA champion is a proud, fourth-generation San Franciscan who says she can’t imagine living anywhere else.

By C.W. Nevius, The San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco is a city full of celebrities that no one recognizes. Or maybe it takes an insider to pick up on who...

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