Mile News Tagged Mary Cain

The Mile: Do the Right Thing, More Opportunities for Women Needed, Good for the Sport

December 17, 2015

2016 Olympic Trials qualifying standards include Mile times for 1500: Thank you USATF! 3:54.00 or better for men and 4:28.43 for women to race at storied Hayward Field in Eugene, OR

By Bring Back the Mile

December 18 update: The USTFCCCA coaches voted in favor of the proposal to run the Mile...

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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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Mary Cain Will Not Return to Oregon

October 07, 2015

Teen phenom will stay in New York to train and study, but remains a member of Nike Oregon Project

By Peter Gambaccini, Runner's World

Mary Cain, the middle distance teen track star who turned pro in 2013 while still in high school, is remaining in the New York area instead of returning to...

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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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Mary Cain Is Growing Up Fast

March 04, 2015

“The sooner I go through these growing pains, the better off I’ll be in the long run.”

By Elizabeth Weil, The New York Times Magazine

Mary Cain stood near the starting line with 31 other high-school girls at a track in Greensboro, N.C., in June 2011, waiting to run in the national...

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Cain finds balance between pro career, college

February 14, 2015

"I love the Mile. I feel that practically I'm a bit smarter in it, a lot more experienced. I also know that this is going to be a really fast race, a really good race."

By Paul Myerberg, USA TODAY Sports

NEW YORK — Like most college students, Mary Cain's class schedule as a freshman chemistry...

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2015 NYRR Millrose Games: Wanamaker Mile cheat sheets

February 13, 2015

Defending race champions Will Leer, Mary Cain face stellar fields at The Armory; Masters world record for 8-time Wanamaker MIle champion and evergreen Bernard Lagat?

By Chris Chavez, Sporting News

While thousands will flock to the Barclays Center for NBA All-Star Weekend, the greatest feats...

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Lagat, Cain Headline NYRR Wanamaker Mile 2015

February 02, 2015

108th NYRR Millrose Games, set for Saturday, Feb.14, draws stellar international fields with past champions for storied race

NEW YORK — Eight-time champion Bernard Lagat of Tucson, AZ, and New York native and defending champion, Mary Cain, 18, of Portland, OR, will star in the NYRR Wanamaker...

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Happy 3rd Birthday, Bring Back the Mile!

January 19, 2015

Mile’s growth and excitement continue as BBTM enters Lap 4

By Ryan Lamppa, BBTM Founder

It’s true: time does fly when you are having fun, and it is truly hard to believe that Bring Back the Mile is celebrating its third birthday and currently working on Lap 4 for the coming year. So what has...

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