24 Sep '13, 8pm

The Fifth Avenue Mile: Its Simpson and Willis, by Elliott Denman: Jenny Simpson flies, photo by PhotoRun.netNi...

The Fifth Avenue Mile: Its Simpson and Willis, by Elliott Denman: Jenny Simpson flies, photo by PhotoRun.netNi...

Much of flooded-out Boulder, Colorado is a disaster area. Homes, properties, a way of life have been washed away. It's taken a while to get the runaway waters under control; it's going to take a lot longer to rebuild Boulderites' lives. And that's why Jenny Simpson had a lot more on her mind than just running from Manhattan's Metropolitan Museum of Art to Grand Army Plaza on Fifth Avenue Sunday afternoon. Jenny - the former Ms. Barringer - has one of the most distinguished dossiers in USA women's track history and added to it Sunday, "on the Avenue, Fifth Avenue," as the classic lyrics go. Consider all this: the 27-year-old Coloradan set the still-standing American record for the 3000-meter steeplechase (9:12.50) in 2009; she won the gold medal in the 1500 at the 2011 World Championships in Daegu (running 4:04.50 to outduel Hannah England of Great Britain), and won the sil...

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Simpson, Willis Earn Second Fifth Avenue Mile Titles

Simpson, Willis Earn Second Fifth Avenue Mile T...

runinfinity.com 23 Sep '13, 4am

Jenny Simpson didn’t waste any time asserting herself at the front of the women’s contest. Soon after hearing the starter’...

Simpson and Willis take Fifth Avenue Mile, presented by Nissan, from Alfons Juck, note by Larry Eder: The true...

Simpson and Willis take Fifth Avenue Mile, pres...

runblogrun.com 23 Sep '13, 3pm

The true end of summer and beginning of fall is the Fifth Avenue Mile, presented by Nissan. Jenny Simpson ran a blazing 4....

Malcolm Gladwell ran 5:03 at Fifth Avenue Mile ...

runnersworld.com 23 Sep '13, 4pm

Malcolm Gladwell, author of The Tipping Point and other best-selling nonfiction books, continued his return to more ambiti...

Malcolm Gladwell ran a 5:03 at the Fifth Avenue...

runnersworld.com 23 Sep '13, 5pm

Malcolm Gladwell, author of The Tipping Point and other best-selling nonfiction books, continued his return to more ambiti...

JENNY SIMPSON BLOWS AWAY THE COMPETITION AT THE 5TH AVE MILE @trackjenny #TeamNB

JENNY SIMPSON BLOWS AWAY THE COMPETITION AT THE...

newbalance.com 23 Sep '13, 8pm

As #TeamNB star Jenny Simpson closed in on the finish line of the 32nd running of the 5th Avenue Mile, the booming announc...

excellent run by Malcolm Gladwell at the 5th Av...

runnersworld.com 24 Sep '13, 1pm

Malcolm Gladwell, author of The Tipping Point and other best-selling nonfiction books, continued his return to more ambiti...

I put together a slideshow from today's @nyrr Fifth Avenue Mile: Such a fun race, always one of my favor…

I put together a slideshow from today's @nyrr F...

runnersworld.com 22 Sep '13, 9pm

2013 Fifth Avenue Mile Thousands of runners made their way to the Upper East Side of Manhattan on Sunday morning to run on...

At End of Season, Fifth Avenue Mile Is Both Cel...

runinfinity.com 21 Sep '13, 5pm

NEW YORK (20-Sep) — Sunday’s NYRR Fifth Avenue Mile presented by Nissan will have a USA Championships feel, just without a...

I no longer fear the training. Now I'm just ready to race. A 100 mile bike ride followed by a 5 mile run? Check...

I no longer fear the training. Now I'm just rea...

mealsandmiles.com 06 Oct '13, 3pm

I had to stop to use the restroom at mile 10, which then prompted a conversation about peeing on the bike during the race....

World Silver Medalists Symmonds, Simpson Lead Fifth Avenue Mile Fields

World Silver Medalists Symmonds, Simpson Lead F...

runinfinity.com 13 Sep '13, 11am

(12-Sep) — The New York Road Runners, organizers of the NYRR Fifth Avenue Mile presented by Nissan, announced their profes...

World Championships Silver Medalists Nick Symmonds and Jenny Simpson Lead Fields for NYRR Fifth Avenue Mile Pr...

World Championships Silver Medalists Nick Symmo...

runblogrun.com 13 Sep '13, 1am

Symmonds, 29, of Eugene, OR, is the 2013 World Championships 800-meter silver medalist and a five-time USA 800-meter champ...

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teslamotors.com 26 Sep '13, 11pm

September 26, 2013 Manufacturer Test Drive Event in Dallas, TX! Farmers Branch, Texas September 27, 2013 Test Drive Model ...

Get Excited for Tom. 5th Avenue Mile Preview: @...

letsrun.com 21 Sep '13, 6pm

We started our preview initially for our own sake as we wanted to come up with poll of 3-4 guys to put on the front page. ...