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How to Find Joy in Every Workout, Kathrine Switzer on the lessons she’s learned after a lifetime of running. Outside Magazine, by Molly Mirhashem

Kathrine Switzer started running almost 60 years ago. In 1967, she became the first woman to enter and run the Boston Marathon when it was open only to men. This past April, 50 years after that historic race, Switzer returned

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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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How This 70-Year-Old Marathon Runner Stays Just as Fit as She Was at 20, Reader’s Digest, by Marissa Laliberte

At 70 years old, Kathrine Switzer has run 40 marathons in her life—and she has no intention of stopping anytime soon. Switzer first came to the public eye in 1967, when she was the first woman to run the Boston

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How To Stay Fit At 70 (And Beyond)—From Kathrine Switzer, The First Woman Ever To Officially Run The Boston Marathon, Prevention, by Sarah Klein

Prevention: What was it like to run Boston again, 50 years after your historic first race? Kathrine Switzer: It was sensational. It was very gratifying. There were so many people that knew my story. Boston was a celebration of the

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Happy #GlobalRunningDay from Kathrine and Humana

Happy #GlobalRunningDay! I’m thrilled to announce that I’m becoming a paid spokesperson for Humana. I’m excited to embrace our shared belief in the power of an active lifestyle and aging with optimism. I’ll be joining Humana at the 2017 National Senior Games on June

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How the First Woman to Run the Boston Marathon Is Still Running Marathons at 70, TIME, by Katie Reilly

When Kathrine Switzer crossed the finish line of the Boston Marathon in 1967, it was remarkable because she was a woman — the first to run the race as an official entrant. When she crossed the same finish line 50

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261 cheers for No. 261: Marathoner Switzer revolutionized running for women, Finger Lakes Times, by Betty Bayer

There are likely more than 261 ways to recognize and say thanks to Kathrine Switzer, the first woman to register and run in the Boston Marathon in 1967. Her bib number 261 will long reign as a sign of revolutionizing

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The 121st Boston Marathon included the first woman to officially run the race 50 years ago, ABC News, By Kaelyn Forde

Fifty years after becoming the first woman to officially finish the Boston Marathon, Kathrine Switzer has done it again. “I’m exhilarated,” she told ABC News after finishing the 26.2-mile race on Monday. “All the way along the route, people had

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