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Mary Cain, Bronxville track phenom

Mary Cain, of Bronxville, reacts as she wins

Mary Cain, of Bronxville, reacts as she wins the high school girls' mile championship during the Penn Relays athletics meet in Philadelphia. (April 26, 2012) Photo Credit: AP

Mary Cain, who attends Bronxville High School, is not only the country's top high school middle-distance runner, some observers are calling her the best U.S. runner to come along in decades. She holds several U.S. high school and junior records, including in the indoor mile (4:28.25) and 1,500-meter runs both indoors (4:11.72) and outdoors (4:04.62).

Treniere Moser beats Mary Cain, right, to the
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Treniere Moser beats Mary Cain, right, to the finish line in the senior women's 1,500-meter run final at the U.S. Championships athletics meet in Des Moines, Iowa. (June 22, 2013)

Mary Cain, 17, heads into the bell lap
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Mary Cain, 17, heads into the bell lap on her way to breaking the American high school 800-meter record during the Prefontaine Classic track and field meet in Eugene, Ore. (June 1, 2013)

Mary Cain, 17, sports a flower in her
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Mary Cain, 17, sports a flower in her hair during an interview after breaking the American high school 800-meter record during the Prefontaine Classic track and field meet in Eugene, Ore. (June 1, 2013)

Mary Cain, 17, reacts after learning she had
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Mary Cain, 17, reacts after learning she had broken the American high school 800-meter record during the Prefontaine Classic track and field meet in Eugene, Ore. (June 1, 2013)

Mary Cain smiles after racing to a girls
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Mary Cain smiles after racing to a girls high school record in the two-mile race at the Boston Indoor Grand Prix in Boston. Cain finished third overall. (Feb. 2, 2013)

Sheila Reid, left, winner of the women's Wannamaker
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Sheila Reid, left, winner of the women's Wannamaker Mile, congratulates runner-up Mary Cain, right, during the 106th Millrose Games in New York. (Feb. 16, 2013)

Mary Cain poses next to the board after
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Mary Cain poses next to the board after setting a girls high school record in the two-mile race at the Boston Indoor Grand Prix in Boston. Cain finished third overall. (Feb. 2, 2013)

Tirunesh Dibaba, left, of Ethiopia, leads the field
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Tirunesh Dibaba, left, of Ethiopia, leads the field as high-schooler Mary Cain, right, keeps pace during the early laps of the women's two-mile race at the Boston Indoor Grand Prix in Boston. Dibaba won the race, Cain finished third, setting a girls high school record. (Feb. 2, 2013)

Mary Cain, of Bronxville, reacts as she wins
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Mary Cain, of Bronxville, reacts as she wins the high school girls' mile championship during the Penn Relays athletics meet in Philadelphia. (April 26, 2012)

Samantha Nadel, of North Shore High School in
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Samantha Nadel, of North Shore High School in Glen Head, leads Mary Cain and others as they a turn during the high school girls' mile at the Millrose Games in New York.

Mary Cain races to a girls high school
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Mary Cain races to a girls high school record in the two-mile race at the Boston Indoor Grand Prix in Boston. Cain finished third overall. (Feb. 2, 2013)

Mary Cain competes in the Women's 1,500-meter final
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Mary Cain competes in the Women's 1,500-meter final at the 14th IAAF World Junior Championships in Barcelona. (July 15, 2012)

Bronxville track phenom Mary Cain's many records include
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Bronxville track phenom Mary Cain's many records include the national high school mark for the fastest mile.

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