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Throwback Thursday: Jenny (Barringer) Simpson's Running Career In Photos Todd Grasley Aug 18, 2016

Mike Leary, a longtime Florida photographer (and father of stellar Florida high school runner Ryder Leary), sent us some of his favorite photos he shot during the high school and college career of local celebrity Jenny (Barringer) Simpson who recently made history becoming the first woman to medal in the 1,500m at the Olympic Games, when she earned the bronze medal on Tuesday night in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil.

Hopkins' Klecker Heading West To UC-Boulder Teri Durbin Nov 19, 2014

Hopkins' Joe Klecker has officially signed with the University of Colorado-Boulder to run cross country and track and field for the Buffalos.  MN Milesplit had a chance to catch up with Joe to learn more about his choice, goals for the future, and advice to younger runners.

Brianna Schwartz makes verbal commitment to Colorado Phil Grove Nov 11, 2014

Over the course of the past several years, Brianna Schwartz has run virtually alone many times on her way to developing into one of the country’s top distance talents, claiming state championships and gaining national recognition in the fall, winter and spring.

CU football: Buffs to break ground on May 12 for new facilities Apr 12, 2014

University of Colorado sports fans had reason to celebrate Friday afternoon when the school announced it plans to break ground May 12 on a $143 million facilities project in and around Folsom Field that officials have called transformational. (via

Men's Cross Country Claims National Championship Nov 23, 2013

The University of Colorado men's cross country team captured its fourth such national championship in school history, coming from behind throughout the race to end up on top in cold and windy conditions here at the LaVerne Gibson Cross Country Course. (via

Jenny Simpson Exclusive Interview: Part 2 - Training For Moscow, Racing Schedule. Fan Of The Sport Todd Grasley Nov 6, 2013

Jenny Simpson is one of the top female middle distance runners in the United States and her accolades speak for themselves. Our Ricky Quintana spoke with Simpson recently about everything from her 2013 season, to her coaching change, and even her duck toy named Puddles. We will be featuring this EXCLUSIVE interview in four installments over the next four weeks and making it for our subscribers only. So if you don't have a subscription yet, this is definitely worth the price of admission, and if you are already a subscriber thank you so much for your continued support!

Perrin Looking To Make Montana Proud At Brooks PR Invitational Todd Grasley Feb 15, 2013

The Brooks PR Invitational brings together the nations top track and field athletes from across the country to compete at the Dempsey Center in Seattle, Washington, one of the fastest indoor tracks in the nation. The meet consists of seven events the 60 meter dash, 60 meter hurdles, 400 meter dash, 800 meter run, one mile run, and two mile run. Flathead senior Zach Perrin is Montana's lone entrant and looks to keep the two mile title in Big Sky Country.

Kipp Earns Athlete Of The Year Honor Jan 9, 2013

Shalaya Kipp as she was named the 2012 College Women's Athlete-of-the-Year as selected by the Colorado Sports Hall of Fame, announced on Tuesday afternoon. (via

Reedy Ready To Compete For Colorado Todd Grasley Jan 8, 2013

Buchanan High School senior Hagen Reedy has ended her college recruitment and will head back to the state of Colorado to run for the Buffaloes.. Reedy moved from Littleton to California six years ago. In 2011, she won the CIF California State Cross Country Championships and finished runner-up in 2012. In her senior year, she placed 20th at Nike Cross Nationals in Portland Oregon, capping off a stellar cross country career.

Achievement of the Year: 2012 Alan Versaw Dec 31, 2012

As with any other year, there were several outstanding achievements in the sports of cross country and track and field. In this article, we try to narrow it down to a single most significant achievement.

Where Are They Now? David Kilgore Todd Grasley Oct 19, 2012

David Kilgore had a stellar career at Holy Trinity. During his time he was the 2009 1A cross country runner-up, and 2010 1A cross country state champion. Kilgore also won the 1600 meter state championship in both 2010 and 2011. He his currently a redshirt freshman at the University of Colorado. See what David has been up to in this feature we call Where Are They Now?

Colorado Student-Athlete Spotlight: Dillon Shije Nov 9, 2010

A life of learning, training, and competition is what most student-athletes' years before college consist of, but Dillon Shije's life prior to arriving on campus at the University of Colorado was different than most.

Texas Tech Student-Athlete Spotlight: Michelle Guzman Oct 27, 2010

In the world of sports, physical toughness is not the only trait necessary to be successful; often, mental toughness is key. Mental toughness is what many athletes need to get through those moments when finishing seems impossible.

Oklahoma State Student-Athlete Spotlight: Tom Farrell Oct 6, 2010

Redshirt Freshman Cowboy cross country runner Tom Farrell is a long way from home, but that hasn't stopped him from being one of the top competitors for OSU. Ferrell was recruited to run for OSU by assistant cross country coach Bobby Lockhart and never even visited Stillwater, Okla. before his first semester as a student-athlete.

Nation, Vanatta Named Big 12 Cross Country Runners of the Week Sep 14, 2010

Will Nation (Texas) and Kaitie Vanatta (Missouri) have been named the Big 12 Cross Country Runners of the Week for the second week of the 2010 season. Nation is the second Big 12 freshman to earn the award during 2010. Vanatta claimed her second conference weekly award, as she was last named the Big 12 Runner of the Week on Sept. 15, 2009. On the women's side, just two Tiger runners have captured the award since 2006.

Eight Teams Ranked In USTFCCCA Preseason Poll Aug 31, 2010

Eight Big 12 Cross Country teams are ranked in the top 30 of the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association 2010 preseason poll. The Big 12 leads the nation with five men's teams in the national top 30.

Versus To Televise NCAA Division I Cross Country Championships Live Nov 20, 2009

The NCAA Division I Cross Country National Championships will be aired on the VERSUS network live on Monday, November 23. The men's race will begin at approximately 11:08 p.m. CT, followed by the women's race at approximately 11:58 p.m. CT. The NCAA will also be streaming the event live on the web at

Big 12 Cross Country Coaches and Runner Garner USTFCCCA Recognition Nov 18, 2009

The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association announced its selections for the NCAA Division I Regional Athletes and Coaches of the Year for the 2009 cross country season. The Big 12 had one student-athlete and two coaches across the Conference honored.

Fan Voting Now Open for The Bowerman Award Nov 10, 2009

Beginning today, collegiate track & field fans can cast votes for the 2009 men's and women's The Bowerman candidates. The voting period will remain open until November 20th, 2009 at 11:59 p.m. central daylight time.

Big 12 Cross Country Championships Set for October 31 Oct 28, 2009

The 2009 Big 12 Cross Country Championships will be held on Saturday, Oct. 31, in Columbia, Mo. The University of Missouri will host the event for the second time. having also hosted in 2002. Admission is free to the public.

Colorado Collegiate Weekend Preview Alan Versaw Oct 13, 2009

Durango graduate Laura Thweatt, this week's Big XII female runner of the week, will be helping the University of Colorado to climb a bit in the polls at this weekend's Pre-Nats meet in Terre Haute. File photo by Alan Versaw.

Nebraska Student-Athlete Spotlight: Ari Goldstein Oct 13, 2009

With constant emphasis on personal bests and cutting times, cross country is often perceived as an individual sport. But for Nebraska senior Ari Goldstein, her teammates have played a crucial role in helping her push through rough times.

Barringer Sets Course Record Oct 3, 2009

CU's Jenny Barringer set a new course record at the Rocky Mountain Shootout, finishing the 5.8-kilometer race in 19 minutes, 25 seconds.

Harriers Host 24th Annual Rocky Mountain Shootout Oct 2, 2009

The University of Colorado men's and women's cross country team will host its first varsity team scoring meet of the season on Saturday, October 3, when CU hosts the 24th Annual Rocky Mountain Shootout at the Buffalo Ranch on CU's South Campus.

Cross Country Earns Preseason Rankings Sep 16, 2009

Both the men's and women's cross country teams are ranked in the USTFCCCA Top 30 Preseason Poll which was released on Tuesday. The men are sixth and the women are 21st.

Ritzenhein Sets American Record Aug 29, 2009

Former Buff standout Dathan Ritzenhein bettered his personal best by more than 20 seconds to break the U.S. record in the 5,000-meter run.

Goucher Places 10th In Marathon Aug 23, 2009

Former Buff Kara Goucher became the highest placing American in the marathon at the world championships since Linda Somers finished seventh in 1995.

2009 Division I Collegiate Preview Alan Versaw Aug 22, 2009

Richard Medina and Ellie Rastall are both Colorado high school graduates and both figure prominently in their respective team's hopes for successful seasons this fall. Photos by Alan Versaw.

Malone Places Fifth at Worlds Aug 19, 2009

CU assistant coach Casey Malone recorded a toss of 216 feet, nine inches to take fifth overall at the IAAF World Championships in Athletics.

Malone Advances To Finals Aug 18, 2009

CU assistant coach Casey Malone recorded a toss of 213 feet, 8 inches to advance to the finals of the discus at the IAAF World Championships.

Pearson Competes In Thorpe Cup Aug 11, 2009

CU volunteer assistant coach Emily Pearson placed 12th at the annual Thorpe Cup with 5,568 points in the women's heptathlon August 8-9.

Another One Bites the Dust Aug 8, 2009

Jenny Barringer set her seventh school record by recording a time of 2:02.56 in the 800-meter run today in Cottbus, Germany.

Buffs Competing in Germany Aug 7, 2009

Despite it being the beginning of August and football camp starting, a trio of Buffs are still competing on the track the next couple of weeks in Germany.

Blog: Jenny Barringer Live from Europe Aug 6, 2009

Once again CU Track & Field/Cross Country star Jenny Barringer will be blogging from Europe leading up to the 2009 IAAF World Athletics Championships August 15-23. Barringer returns to the Buffs in August for her final cross country season this fall.

Barringer Wins DN Galan Super Grand Prix 5k Jul 31, 2009

Jenny Barringer showed the world she is ready to make her mark on the international race circuit even though she has one semester remaining at CU as she placed first in the 5,000-meter run at the DN Galan Super Grand Prix on Friday.

Barringer Preps For Worlds Jul 25, 2009

Jenny Barringer is headed to Europe for a pair of races prior to the 2009 IAAF World Athletics Championship in August.

Moldova "Field of Dreams" Jul 22, 2009

Former CU Cross Country All-American Erik Heinonen is abroad with the Peace Corps and is working on a very special project. He is going to blog for the next few weeks to give Buff fans a look the wonderful work he is doing in Moldova.