In the running for friendship
Jenny Simpson was probably the last kid on the playground anyone would have picked to become a world champion runner.
Although she was active and full of energy, she struggled with a series of respiratory illnesses throughout her childhood. She took to equestrian pursuits early on, competing in everything from dressage to show jumping to western pleasure.
It took a move from Missouri to Florida in third grade to ignite her running career. Coming to a new school ...
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