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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261 Women’s Marathon and 10K to take place on 8 March 2015 in Palma de Mallorca

2nd Edition of event inspired and backed by Kathrine Switzer calls women globally to challenge themselves on International Women’s Day The Palma de Mallorca tourist board has announced the second annual 261 Women’s Marathon and 10K, the only women’s marathon in

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Skirt Sports’ Ladies Night Out with Kathrine

Hi Friends! Finishing up my visit to Madrid and heading back to the States! What a whirlwind and it’s not over yet! Please join me at Skirt Sports Ladies Night Out event on Wednesday, November 19th 6:00 – 9:00 PM

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Extra incentive to finish the New York City Marathon, by Jen Miller, The Inquirer

After I dressed for Sunday’s New York City Marathon, made sure I’d pinned my bib on straight, and put Clif Shot Bloks, ChapStick, and a $20 bill in my pocket, I took a Sharpie out of my backpack and wrote

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Kathrine listed in The 35 Greatest American Female Marathoners of All Time, Competitor.com

The U.S. has produced numerous top women’s marathoners during the past five decades. Our list reflects the fastest runners, top performers at national and international events, and pioneers who made an impact on the sport. Some have made great social

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