Mile News Tagged Debbie Heald


Mile Moment of the Month: Heald’s Historic Run

March 17, 2014

HOKA ONE ONE presents the inaugural Mile Moment of the Month

By Bring Back the Mile

March 1972: The world was still embroiled in the Cold War, the Vietnam War was ongoing and U.S. President Richard Nixon had recently returned from paying an official visit to Mao Zedong in China. To step on...

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Don’t Worry Mary Cain, We’re All Headcases Until We Turn 25

February 19, 2013

By Ginger, Salty Running

Someone call Alicia Keys and tell her to change the lyrics to her smash hit because Mary Cain IS ON FIRE. The 16-year-old running sensation is a true prodigy as she has smashed three national high school indoor track records so far in 2013.

There was the 4:16 1500...

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Mary Cain of Bronxville Breaks Girls HS Mile Record

January 27, 2013

Junior shatters long-standing mark in girls HS indoor Mile as well as outdoor mark

By Brian Heyman, LoHud.com

NEW YORK — Mary Cain sat there inside Scarsdale High at 7:45 Saturday morning, just another kid in the room taking the SATs until 12:30pm.

Busy day. Shortly before 4:00pm, she ran...

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Cain Giving Chase to History

January 21, 2013

By Brett Hoover, Armory Track

Saturday's New Balance Games bring together the best of the high schoolers as well as some sensational elite fields. Yet the headliner will be a high school junior phenom who will be trying to beat the elites.

Mary Cain of Bronxville, N.Y. — who ran a...

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Debbie Heald Set an Important Record

December 14, 2012

Forty years ago, a California teenager ran a race that shocked the world. It seemed important at the time. It's even more important now.

By Steve Friedman, Runner's World

They are sitting together at a round oak table in a sun-soaked living room on a mountain ridge in Ukiah, California,...

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Rough Run

January 14, 2002

Illness robbed Debbie Heald of chance at Olympic Glory

By Diane Pucin, Los Angeles Times

Debbie Heald will carry the Olympic torch Tuesday. Once, she expected to carry an Olympic medal.

Once, Debbie Heald set the world record. She was 16, a junior at Neff High in La Mirada in her first...

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