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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 during training sessions in Provo, Utah and Park City, Utah.

During that time, Mary Cain was absent.

Oregon Project coach Alberto Salazar said Cain has returned to her home in Bronxville, New York, where she is continuing to train. He said they remain in communication, and she still is a team member.

Cain burst on the scene as a teen prodigy in 2013, and set U.S. high school records that still stand in the 800, 1500, Mile and 5000 meters.

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