Monthly Archives: July 2017

VIDEO Kathrine Switzer Finishes Boston Marathon 50 Years After Being First Woman To Run

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Katherine Switzer Chats Chicago Rock ‘n’ Roll Races, WCIU broadcast to YouTube video

Legendary runner, Katherine Switzer, is in studio this morning talking about her experience being the first woman to run thew Boston Marathon. Listen to her story how she registered and how it all happened. She’s in town running the Chicago

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Kathrine Switzer tells her inspirational story of overcoming gender stereotypes, FOX 32 Video

Historic marathoner Kathrine Switzer swings by Good Day Chicago to talk about her inspirational story and what keeps her running. Watch Video Here

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Katherine Switzer Preps for NYC Marathon at Rock ‘n’ Roll Chicago by Amanda Loudin, Competitor.com

Right after she made history as the first woman to officially run the Boston Marathon in 1967, a reporter asked Kathrine Switzer if she was “one and done” with the race distance. Her response? “I plan to be the 80-year-old

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Catching Up With the First Woman to Run the Boston Marathon

“Kathrine Switzer made waves in 1967 when, at age 20, she became the first woman to run the Boston Marathon as a numbered entrant, facing doubts and prejudice head-on as she crossed the finish line. Nowadays, shes at the forefront

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5 Essential Steps for Women Starting Endurance Racing

Ana Dutra could barely swim across a pool when a friend suggested they sign up for a triathlon. “I had not swam since I was a child,” she says, “but I decided to train anyway.” Her first event consisted of

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