Monthly Archives: June 2014

Interview on Gotta Run, YouTube

This episode is dedicated to the memories of Kathrine Switzer’s parents: Virginia and Homer Switzer. They raised Kathrine and her brother in a loving home. Hers is a story of the gift of empowerment.

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Get-up and go: Why women outnumber men at many half-marathons, by Angela Mullholland, CTV News

In 1967, 19-year-old track athlete Kathrine Switzer decided she wanted to run the Boston Marathon. So she signed up using only her first initials. When furious race officials discovered there was a woman on the course, they tried to physically

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