November 07, 2019
“When you have these kinds of good girls, girls who are good at following directions to the point of excelling, you’ll find a system that’s happy to take them. And it’s rife with abuse.”
By Lindsay Crouse, New York Times
At 17, Mary Cain was already a record-breaking phenom: the fastest girl...
May 16, 2019
Healthy after persistent injuries, the 23-year-old broke the tape at the Japan Run 4 Mile road race in Central Park
By Hailey Middlebrook, Runner's World
On Sunday, May 12, a familiar face in the running scene came charging through Central Park: former high school phenom Mary Cain, who broke...
July 31, 2017
“We do a lot of under and over distance stuff. We’ll go 4-5 miles at a time, maybe 6, a lot slower than race pace. And then we do a lot of repetitions of 800m, 1000m at race pace – over and over.”
By Sam Burke, Runner's Tribe
“My bottom end speed is usually pretty good, so like 200s, 300s,...
February 13, 2017
“Obviously I would like to get back on the podium. And I would like to win the World Championships. I have to get more fit, get back to training after this indoors season and raise my training up another level.”
By Lynn Rutherford, TeamUSA.org
NEW YORK -- The buzz started as soon as Matthew...
September 12, 2016
“Somewhere along the way we hit this critical tipping point where it really clicked. Now, every time an American steps to the line at an international competition... you’re competing for a medal.”
By Martin Fritz Huber, Outside Magazine
Unless you spent the second week of the Olympics...
January 08, 2016
Concord-Carlisle HS athlete clocks indoor 4:14 in 2016 debut: “It was a good race. I’m happy with my fitness.”
By Stephen Tobey, Concord Journal
On Wednesday, Jan. 6, Concord-Carlisle senior Thomas Ratcliffe competed in the Mile for the first time this indoor track season.
In a dual meet...
May 28, 2015
A freshman year of college is a time of change and transformation in many ways. My educated guess is that Cain is in the midst of the process, and it has impacted her running.
By Ken Goe, The Oregonian
For three days last week, photographer Tom Boyd and I shadowed the Nike Oregon Project...
September 17, 2013
“I would like to thank Coach Cook for everything he has done for me."
By Peter Gambaccini, Runner's World
Shannon Rowbury, the 2009 World Championships 1500 meter bronze medalist who has been a finalist in two Olympic 1500s, will join Coach Alberto Salazar and the Nike Oregon Project after...
June 10, 2013
The Dual is a two-person discussion about issues surrounding the world of running and track and field. This week, Jesse and Kevin topic discuss whether distance prodigy Mary Cain should run professionally or compete in college.
By Kevin Sully, Daily Relay
Disclaimer: First, I think...
April 27, 2013
By Jane McManus, ESPN
BRONXVILLE, N.Y. -- Mary Cain was at an impasse in 2012. At 15, she was being recognized in the running community for her speed, but her passion for the sport had stalled. The pressure of expectations had sapped some of the fun.
As she watched the London Olympics with...
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