Mile News Tagged Alberto Salazar

Mary Cain sues former coach Alberto Salazar, Nike over alleged abuse

October 11, 2021

“Companies are responsible for the behavior of their managers, Nike’s job was to ensure that Salazar was not neglecting and abusing the athletes he coached.”

By Jeff Manning, The Oregonian / OregonLive

Mary Cain, the promising distance runner whose career fizzled after what she has described...

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I Was the Fastest Girl in America, until I Joined Nike

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...

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Former Teen Mile Star Mary Cain Finishes First Race in 2.5 Years—and Wins It

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...

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Tactics, Salazar & Gold: The Training of Matthew Centrowitz

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,...

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Matthew Centrowitz Sets Sights on Winning Worlds, Racing Longer Distances at Next Two Olympics

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,

NEW YORK -- The buzz started as soon as Matthew...

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Behind the Renaissance of American Distance Running

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...

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Thomas Ratcliffe sets DCL record in Mile

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...

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Cain takes a break from Nike Oregon Project

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...

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Shannon Rowbury Joins Salazar’s 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...

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The Dual: Should Mary Cain Go Pro?

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...

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