Jenny Barringer Simpson was born in Webster City and still has quite a number of relatives who call Iowa home. Barringer-Simpson had an outstanding career at Colorado, winning 3 NCAA titles, and has been even more impressive as a professional. She is a 5 time USA champion (1500m/steeplechase), a 2008 Olympian in the steeplechase and […]
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We are 1 week (July 27) away from the opening ceremonies for the 2012 Olympic Games being held in London, and 2 weeks from the first track event (August 3). We have 4 native Iowans competing and they will compete on the following days, at least. (More if they qualify to the finals). August 3-AG […]
Ashley Miller’s senior year at Nebraska was a whirlwind. Big 10 champion, indoors and out. Indoor All American. Olympic Trials semi finalist. First place in her professional debut. Now the former Tipton prep garners yet another honor! CLICK HERE!
Tyler Mulder, Unity Christian/UNI, fresh off a 1:44.75 PB in Lignano, Italy, will be running against another tough 800 field in Warsaw, Poland this Saturday the 21st. Among the field of 11 will be NCAA Champion Charles Jock and Kenyan Boaz Lalang. The 2010 season was a very successful year for Lalang, setting all of […]
Anyone who discovers running and dares to embrace it has the potential and possibilities of learning some incredible life lessons at some point will become familiar with the idea of the recovery run. For non-runners, the concept of running more miles in order to recover from other, more intense running activities likely sounds counter intuitive, […]
Iowa State is working to hard to take their track programs and their facilities to the top of the Big 12. They are in the process of building a new outdoor sports complex, that along with the 300M indoor track at the Lied Center will give the Cyclones some of the best track and field facilities in the […]
Miranda and her USA team take part in a first work out in the Olympic archery venue.
Ashley Miller, Tipton/Nebraska, wraps up her first European tour as a professional by finishing 5th in the 800M in Gent, Belgium. Lemlem Bereket of Canada was the winner in 2:03.23. The USA, led by Erica Moores 2nd place finish in 2:03.26 finished 2-5. Ashley will return to Austin, Texas, July 20, to continue training.
Lincoln, Neb. – Three-time track and field All-American Ashley Miller has been selected as a 2012 NCAA Woman of the Year nominee. She is one of 429 female student-athletes across NCAA Divisions I, II and III who were nominated for the 22nd annual NCAA Woman of the Year award. Miller was a four-time conference champion […]
Former SC East and UNI standout Shayla Houlihan hung up her competitive spikes after competing at the Olympic Trials earlier this month, and has taken a full time coaching position at the University of California-Berkeley. Houlihan moved herself up the ladder as an athlete and retired from a very successful career as a top US […]