Mary Cain shatters the high school record with a blistering 4:32.78 clocking!! Cheserek rolls in the Mile to a 4:10.92 clocking with a 2:00.9 last 800! (Photo by Don Rich)
Manhattan NY - It was no doubt the most action the Armory has seen all year. State, US, and World leading marks were being set almost every hour, and records were falling four at a time. We were on site all day, and have some of the top stories to tell.
NJ Highlights from the New Balance Games!
BI-COASTAL COACHING TEAM HELPS CAIN BE HER BEST By David Monti (c) 2013 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved. Used with permission. NEW YORK (27-Jan) -- When Alberto Salazar took over coaching high schooler Mary Cain last October, he knew that he would only be able to see the 16 year-old star from Bronxville, N.Y., intermittently; Salazar lives 2900 miles away in Portland, Ore., and already has a full plate coaching superstars Mo Farah and Galen Rupp. So, the three-time ING New York City Marathon champion enlisted the help of another Olympian, New Zealander John Henwood, who works... (via FloTrack)
As the New Balance Games' fields are announced, it is hard not to focus on Mary Cain's chase of a 40-year-old national high school record in the mile. At Saturday's Games she will certainly have a field that can help her get there. (via Armory Track)
Two-time Foot Locker champion Edward Cheserek — who was mentioned on ESPN SportsCenter today — will run the mile at Saturday's New Balance Games and the two-mile at the Millrose Games on Feb. 16. (via Armory Track)