Mary Cain is a world-class runner and recognized as the youngest US athlete to compete in a world championship team. In 2014, she became the 2014 World Junior Champion in the 3000 meters. Since 2012, she has been training under the American track coach Alberto Salazar who banned for 4 years from his athletics.
She also began to take her training seriously, which had a negative impact on her both physically and emotionally. She says that her head coach, Alberto Salazar, and his colleagues unilaterally established an unrealistically low goal weight of 52 kg for her as a result of this. Cain also claims that her coach bullied her into losing weight and that this, together with the training routines, pushed her body into the RED-S condition for three years, during which she had five bone fractures.
Caption: The professional runner, Mary Cain
Source: USA Today
Mary Cain: Bio, Family, Education
She was born on 3 May 1996 as Mary Cecilia Cain in New York City, New York, the United States of America. She is the daughter of Charles and Mary E. Cain. She has three sisters: Aine, Catherine, and Mairead. She attended Bronxville High School in Westchester County and her running ability was noticed during the seventh grade.
After graduating her high school in 2014, she joined the University of Portland in Portland, Oregon pursuing study in the honors program. During her university, she began to compete as a professional athlete for the brand Nike. Inc. Further, she began her training under Alberto Salazar in 2012. The track coach is currently banned for 4 years from the athletic in 2019 for doping offenses.
Mary Cain: Career & Life Achievements
Before graduating from Bronxville high school, she has run for 10 seasons for her school. During that, she has won several state titles and two national titles. Further, she has broken the American high school girl’s outdoor record in the 1500 m with a 4:11.01 in the 2008 United States Olympic Trials. In 2013, she won the 3000 ms race at the University of Washington indoor preview meet. In the same year, USATF has named her as ‘Youth Athlete of the Year’ following her run in 1500 meters final in World Championships history making her youngest athlete ever.
She later set a new World Junior Indoor Record in the 1000 meters, running 2:39.25 at the Boston University Multi-Team Meet in 2014. Also, she won the USA Indoor Track and Field Championships in the 1500 meters. Then she won a US Junior Outdoor title in Eugene, Oregon at the USATF Junior Outdoor Championships making her qualify for the 2014 World Junior Championships in Athletics. In the game, she won the Gold medal and featured on the front cover of the USATF Rule Book.
In the 2015 season, she traveled to participate in the European summer season which season bests 3000 meters of 9:05.68 in Cork, Ireland, and 1500 meters. She later opened her 2016 season with the outdoor season at the Drake Relays in the 1500 meters. After her coach doping scandal, she claimed that her head coach and his assistant set for her an unreasonably low goal weight (52kg) and also alleges shaming for her weight.
Mary Cain: Personal Life & Boyfriend
The athlete is not married yet but also not single at the moment. In fact, she has reportedly announced to date the fellow marathon runner Jake. The duo is sharing a good bonding from the year 2018 in April. There are no rumors of their separation or involvement in violence. Furthermore, she also likes to travel to new places and spend quality time with her family and friends.
Caption: Mary Cain and Jake
Mary Cain: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
She surely makes a decent amount of money from her career as a marathon runner. From her career, she has not only earned a considerable amount but also made a prominent place in the field. Though she has not provided information on her income, she might have been accumulating from her sponsored brands. Therefore, her net worth has an estimation of around $500 thousand.
She has an unverified Facebook account under her name with 7.1k followers. On Instagram, she goes by the verified account @runmarycain with 68.3k followers. She has an unverified Twitter account @runmarycain with 32k followers.
Mary Cain: Body Measurements
She has a fit, flexible, and well-exercised body that stands to a height of 5 feet 7 inches or 1.70 meters. No information on her body weight or body measurements of her waist or chest. She has brown hair color and amber eyes color.