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  1. espnW -- Jenny Simpson retraces tracks to track as she prepares t...

    Mackenzie Lobby

    World champion Jenny Simpson wasn't born to be a runner. A desire to make friends in her new grade school got her off her horse and on the track to greatness.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2013
  2. U.S. Olympic hurdling hopeful Lashinda Demus runs for her boys

    Lashinda Demus

    For world-champion hurdler Lashinda Demus, getting to tell her 4-year-old twin sons "Mommy won!" is a great reward for another successful race.

    Story | Conversation | March 16, 2012
  3. Sanya Richards-Ross and Aaron Ross have had an exceptional month

    Sanya Richards-Ross

    A week and a half after winning her first career world indoor title at 400 meters, Sanya Richards-Ross found another reason to celebrate: her husband's new contract with the Jacksonville Jaguars.

    Story | Conversation | March 20, 2012
  4. Sanya Richards-Ross is 4-for-4 indoors

    Sanya Richards-Ross

    Sanya Richards-Ross ran the fastest 400-meter time in the world this year in winning that event at the U.S. indoor track and field championships. Next up is the world indoor championships -- but her focus is still on the Olympic Games.

    Story | Conversation | March 03, 2012
  5. Distance runner Molly Huddle takes long view

    Erin Strout

    A foot injury has compromised Huddle's preparation for worlds, but the U.S. 5,000-meter champ and U.S. record-holder is focused on the London Games.

    Story | Conversation | August 23, 2011
  6. Phil Raschker is the master of all masters

    John Schumacher

    The 64-year-old's track career includes 100 world titles and more than 200 age-group records. She often competes in as many as 10 events in a meet.

    Story | Conversation | July 19, 2011
  7. Carol Rodriguez makes her parents and Puerto Rico proud

    Adena Andrews

    California-based sprinter Carol Rodriguez, who runs for Puerto Rico, is focused on the finish line -- and on supporting her family through a financial crisis.

    Story | Conversation | July 09, 2011
  8. Remembering marathon legend and pioneer Grete Waitz

    Sarah Spain

    She passed away today, at age 57, leaving a legacy of world records and New York City Marathon triumphs that won't soon be forgotten.

    Blog | Conversation | April 19, 2011