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Ryan - Jan 05 2013 09:28 AM
Mary Cain Smashes 1500m National Record
After smashing several indoor track records, marvelous Mary Cain is doing more of the same outdoors.
File photo by Kirby Lee
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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