Monthly Archives: December 2014

Who Am I Thankful For? Kathrine Switzer, by Eric Gminiski, Run Haven

Who am I thankful for? Kathrine Switzer. The mile. It was the final element of the President’s Challenge Physical Fitness Test administered from elementary through high school, and it was the bane of my existence while growing up. Punctuated by

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Iconic Athlete Kathrine Switzer to Deliver Keynote Address at Girls on the Run Summit, PR Newswire

Iconic athlete, sports and social advocate, author, and Emmy award-winning television commentator, Kathrine Switzer, will be the keynote speaker at the 2015 Girls on the Run Summit—an annual gathering of directors and board members from among the 225 councils of

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Fearless Women, by Jill Teitjen, Huffington Post

Janelle Moore is fearlessly pursuing her dream to be the first African-American woman to snowboard in the Winter X Games. She follows in the footsteps of other fearless women in every field of endeavor who paved the way and broke

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Hectic prerace week doesn’t slow Samson Kipchurcher, by Charles Salzer, New Orleans Advocate

…Stone, a former athlete at St. Michael the Archangel High School, said she was more pleased with the time she ran than placing first. Like all race finishers of both genders, she was greeted by women’s marathon advocate Kathrine Switzer.

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Switzer puts a face on women’s athletes, by Charles Salzer, New Orleans Advocate

It was a moment that is credited with breaking the gender barrier for women in distance running. It was also a moment that changed Kathrine Switzer’s life. At the 1967 Boston Marathon, the only thing a 20-year-old Switzer wanted was

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1st 261er Kathrine Switzer, YouTube

261 Women’s Marathon

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