Monthly Archives: April 2013

Kathrine Switzer: The Marathon Woman, by S. Indramalar – The Star Online

Kathrine Switzer challenged the men-only rule at the Boston Marathon in 1972, and opened up the path for women to run. ALL around the world, Kathrine Switzer is known as the Marathon Woman for paving the way for women to

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Switzer struck by sad irony of bombing, by Ken McMillian – Times Herald Record

In the aftermath of every Boston Marathon there are a multitude of tiny celebrations of personal achievement. Long after the media has abandoned its primary coverage and the swarm of fans have thinned out, there remains a bustle of activity

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Marathon legend Katherine Switzer describes blasts – Sunrise AU

Longtime Boston Marathon runner and competitor Katherine Switzer describes the moments twin bombs were detonated at the event. Watch the Video

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Kathrine Switzer On Boston Marathon Bombing: I Expected This Would Happen Someday, by Jeff Monaski – WIBX

The first woman to ever run the Boston Marathon says she thought one day a terror attack would occur at a prestigious road race, like Boston. Kathrine Switzer spoke to WIBX News about the horrific bombings that rocked the 2013 Boston

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Boston Marathon

Dear Friends, Thank you for your overwhelming outpouring of sympathy for us here in Boston. We are shattered. My thanks to journalist Dave Zirin who has written this article in The Nation which gives me words which I can’t quite

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Marathon expo draws pre-race crowds to Boston, by Rich Tenorio – ItemLive.com

Heightening the excitement for the Boston Marathon, a weekend expo took place a mere sprint away from the finish line. The 36th annual John Hancock Sports & Fitness Expo drew crowds of marathoners, volunteers and members of the general public

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Boston Marathon interview: Kathrine Switzer – Women’s Running UK

‘It’s a tragic day – the marathon embodies freedom and fearlessness and empowerment and just to have it savaged like this for no purpose…’Kathrine Switzer Author and TV commentator Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to run the Boston Marathon

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Boston bombing takes away marathon legend Kathrine Switzer’s safe haven, by Dave Hines and Mike Stribl – Daily Freeman

New Paltz resident and 1974 New York City Marathon winner Kathrine Switzer was at Monday’s Boston Marathon with her husband, Roger Robinson. Switzer was the first woman to officially run the Boston Marathon in 1967 and a photo of her

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The Boston Marathon: All My Tears, All My Love, by Dave Zirin – The Nation

“If you are losing faith in human nature, go out and watch a marathon.” – Kathrine Switzer The dead. The injured. The anguish. All the result of bombs that were set to explode at the finish line just over four hours

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Explosion at Boston Marathon

Dear Friends–a horrible explosion has just occurred at the finish line of the Boston Marathon. Many of you know that I was on the photo bridge doing TV of the race, but I had left the area just before the

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