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Perspective: What runner Mary Cain’s story about Nike can teach parents about vetting coaching programs

Accounts from nine former Nike Oregon Project members, extending back to 2008, validate Mary Cain's claims of the abusive, toxic culture under Alberto Salazar

I had the condition that ‘broke down’ Nike runner Mary Cain's body, and I wasn't even an elite athlete

Accounts from nine former Nike Oregon Project members validate Mary Cain's claims of the abusive, toxic culture under Alberto Salazar, by @ChrisChavezSI 

McCarthy urges patience over Parrott, Sonia O'Sullivan on Mary Cain

Sonia O’Sullivan: Mary Cain shines light on weighty problem for athletics via @IrishTimesSport 

As a teen, Mary Cain was one of the best runners in the world — but coaches demanded weight loss, she claims.

1/4 ICYMI in the Cherry whirlwind...We talked to 2 prominent members of the B.C. track community about the NMary Cain'>YT’s Mary Cain story. They had interesting things to say about the retrograde thinking that still exists in some pockets of the sport. @ChadPawson 

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"I joined Nike because I wanted to be the best female athlete, ever. Instead, I was emotionally and physically abused by a system designed by Alberto and endorsed by Nike," says Mary Cain.

Mary Cain was once the fastest American girl. She joined Nike's running team with the hope of becoming the best female athlete ever. But the system meant to help her ultimately put her at risk.

"It reached a point where I was on the starting line and I'd lost the race before I started because in my head all I was thinking of was not the time I was trying to hit, but the number on the scale I saw earlier that day," says Mary Cain

Former teen running star Mary Cain's account this week of body-shaming and alleged psychological abuse at the recently disbanded Nike Oregon Project is prompting other top athletes to come forward.

Track and field is having its #MeToo  moment. Former teenage running star Mary Cain’s account of alleged physical and emotional abuse at the recently disbanded Nike Oregon Project is emboldening others to come forward.

Once the fastest girl in the U.S., Mary Cain is speaking out about the abusive training on Nike’s elite team. Tonight on @NBCNightlyNews : she tells @rehemaellis  it took “redeveloping a new self-worth” in order to finally share her story.

Nike said on Friday it would investigate the allegations of emotional and physical abuse made by Mary Cain against its Oregon Project, a distance-running training program

Mary Cain was the best high school athlete I ever saw. This is devastating.

Mary Cain might become one of the best female runners ever. For now, she needs to take it slow

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Mary Cain might become one of the best female runners ever. For now, she needs to take it slow

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