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Mary Cain Smashes 1500m National Record


Mary Cain sets another national record in the 1500m!
Article Courtesy: http://www.maxpreps.com

After smashing several indoor track records, marvelous Mary Cain is doing more of the same outdoors.

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Mary CainOn Friday the 16-year-old junior from Bronxville (N.Y.) broke the national outdoor record in the 1500-meter run in 4 minutes, 10.77 seconds while placing sixth at the Drake Relays in Des Moines, Iowa. Running unattached, she was the youngest athlete ever to compete in a Drake Relays invitational event.

The young phenom actually lowered her own national record, which was 4:11.01 - a time she ran last July in Barcelona, Spain.

Cain told the Des Moines Register, "I really tried to keep up. I think based on my training I can do even better next time ... I felt so tired. They were running so fast."


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Andrew Keresztes
Apr 30 2013 01:23 AM

"I felt so tired. They were running so fast."

 

And very well should be tired!  That's almost as fast as me!

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