Thursday, March 5, 2015

Keep You Eye on Mary Cain

Nice article about the remarkable Mary Cain, the rise of female runners, the dangers of overtraining and the importance of weight work and diet for distance runners:

Mary Cain Is Growing Up Fast

At age 16, Cain, taking a third in the 2013 indoor New Balance Games behind two professional runners, breaks the 41 year old high school national indoor mile record running 4:32.78.  The time was 6 seconds faster than the old record of 4:38.5 set in 1972.

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