Mile News Tagged Shelby Houlihan


Despite COVID-19’s impacts, Houlihan produced top times & records in 2020

October 01, 2020

"I want to try and get as many medals as possible: that gold Olympic medal; World Championship medals... I also have world records in my sights"... but "the more important thing for me is to enjoy the process and not to get too hung up on the end goals."

By David Hunter, RunBlogRun.com

The...

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You Don’t Know Shelby Houlihan

July 05, 2020

Her career to-do list is just as long as the places she wants to go: Break 3:50 in the 1500 meters; break 14 minutes in the 5000 meters: “I still feel like there’s so much more untapped potential there that I’m very excited about.”

By Erin Strout, Women's Running

It’s mid-April. The year is...

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Shelby Houlihan’s Afterburners Ready to Be Lit Again

June 06, 2020

She intends to run both the 1500 and 5000 at the Olympic Trials next year even though the Tokyo Games schedule precludes serious consideration of racing both there.

By Sieg Lindstrom, Track & Field News

“We become what we behold. We shape our tools and then our tools shape us.”

Case in...

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Sinclaire Johnson plays The Waiting Game

May 04, 2020

“And it will be really exciting obviously to train with Shelby [Houlihan] since she’s the American record holder right now in the 1500. Getting the chance to train alongside one of the best I think will only make me better. I’m really excited about the future.”

By Sieg Lindstrom, Track & Field...

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Sioux City’s Shelby Houlihan ‘bummed’ over Olympics postponement, but says it’s the right call

March 29, 2020

"I am grateful there is that opportunity even though it's delayed a little bit... As long as I stay healthy, not push too hard, there's no reason I can't be even better. It's another year to train if I look at it optimistically."

By Justin Rust, Sioux City Journal

For about the past four...

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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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Shelby Houlihan ready to chase Olympic gold

December 05, 2019

"Right now, the plan would be to double her in the 1500 and 5000 meters at the Olympic Trials."

By Kerry Eggers, Portand Tribune

When effort intersects with talent, the results can be spectacular.

Enter the world of Shelby Houlihan, who at age 26 is on the precipice of unprecedented success...

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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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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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