Mile News Tagged Nike Oregon Project

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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Clayton Murphy has his Olympic medal, and he is only getting started

June 28, 2019

Murphy is part of the world class field in the Bowerman Mile, the signature event in Sunday’s Prefontaine Classic at Stanford University.

By Ken Goe, The Oregonian / OregonLive

BEAVERTON, Ore. — It’s been nearly three years since Clayton Murphy’s “pinch me” moment on a humid night at Olympic...

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Q&A with Craig Engels on Nike Oregon Project, breaking out and chasing sub-4

July 14, 2017

When I pulled up on Matt Centrowitz, the defending gold medalist at the Olympics, I was like ‘OK, I got this.’

By Pat Price for Citius Mag

Craig Engels, the Ole Miss Miler with a mean mullet, recently signed a professional contract to join the Nike Oregon Project training group. He finished...

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Olympic Champion Centrowitz Still Learning How to Race

April 11, 2017

This year, in my eyes at least, there is a bigger emphasis on running fast. I think the Worlds will take care of themselves.

By Jon Hendershott, Track & Field News

He may be the Olympic gold medalist in the metric Mile, but Matthew Centrowitz admits he is still learning how to run the 1500.

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Teen Star Mary Cain Feels Renewed by Move Home

October 26, 2015

Junior world champion and U.S. Mile record holder discusses in detail her earlier struggles and new found love of running.

By Chris Lotsbom, Race Results Weekly

Signing autographs and posing for pictures after placing third in the Mayor’s Cup Cross Country meet in Boston on Sunday, Mary Cain...

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Why Running Fans Care About Mary Cain

October 13, 2015

A quick look at the record-setting teen phenom’s career highlights.

By Scott Douglas, Runner's World

Not since Alan Webb was a high school Miler has a teen runner garnered as much attention as Mary Cain.

Now a 19-year-old college sophomore, Cain started to become known when she set the U.S....

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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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Catching Up With Dorian Ulrey

February 05, 2013

By Scott Bush, RunnerSpace

It's been a tough past year and a half for middle distance star Dorian Ulrey. Dealing with multiple injuries, the former University of Arkansas standout saw his 2012 Olympic dreams slip through his fingers, but the hardship he faced has caused the current Nike Oregon...

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