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QUAND LES FEMMES N’AVAIENT PAS LE DROIT DE COURIR, Radio Canada, par Olivier Paradis-Lemieux

En avril 1967, c’est sous le pseudonyme de K.V. Switzer qu’une femme participait officiellement pour la première fois au marathon de Boston. Cinquante ans après que Jock Semple eut tenté d’arracher son dossard numéro 261 en pleine course, Kathrine Switzer

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La carrera de las pioneras, Marca newspaper, Spain, Cristina Mitre

Kathrine Switzer, primera mujer en correr con dorsal una maratón, y Cristina Mitre, impulsora del running femenino popular en España, participarán juntas en Boston Hace 50 años de una imagen histórica. Aquella en la que el juez del maratón de

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Kathrine Switzer: Syracuse University top sports figures of all time, Syracuse Orange Sports on syracuse.com

Kathrine is No. 16 in Syracuse University’s series looking at the coaches and players who have made the biggest impact in Syracuse University sports. Watch Video on YouTube

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Special 50th Anniversary edition of “Marathon Woman” to be released April 4th – PREORDER your signed copy!

In honor of her running the Boston Marathon on the 50th anniversary of her barrier-breaking 1967 Boston Marathon, Kathrine Switzer will donate her royalties for every book purchased on April 4 to the 261 Fearless charity, which is empowering women

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Kathrine’s Schedule of Appearances at Boston

FRIDAY April 14, 2017 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm Boston Magazine and AT&T’s first annual Eat & Run – Open House to Meet Kathrine! Kathrine will be signing the new 50th anniversary edition of Marathon Woman and meeting the public. Where:  The

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ESPN Sports Center airs feature on Kathrine and 261 Fearless

ESPN Sports Center did a wonderful job with the #261Fearless story! Check out the video all the way from New Zealand to New York, and finally a training run with many of the 261 Fearless Team Boston runners in the

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Pioneering woman marathoner K.V. Switzer comes back to Hopkinton, Metrowest Daily News, by Christopher Gavin

HOPKINTON – Five decades after running her first Boston Marathon, Kathrine Switzer still starts to sweat and feel the chills when she makes her way into Hopkinton. It’s the town where it all began for Switzer – the first woman

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Kathrine Switzer On Her Return To The Boston Marathon, Competitor Magazine, by Allison Patillo

In April, Kathrine Switzer—athlete, activist, author, Emmy award-winning television commentator and founder of the nonprofit 261 Fearless—will run the Boston Marathon again. In 1967 the now 70-year-old runner was the first woman to run the race as a registered entrant

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Introducing the Women Can marathon – and celebrating a running hero, The Guardian, by Ronnie Haydon

This year, a new UK trail marathon across east Devon will celebrate the spirit of Kathrine Switzer, the woman who took on the chauvinists of running and won he inaugural Woman Can trail marathon, which starts on a community playing

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Kathrine Switzer Announces Team 261 Fearless Who Will Start 2017 Boston Marathon With Her

KATHRINE WILL BE JOINED BY OVER 100 OTHER RUNNERS REPRESENTING 20 COUNTRIES. TOGETHER THIS GLOBAL TEAM REPRESENTS 261 FEARLESS. Running legend Kathrine Switzer is lacing up her sneakers to run the 2017 Boston Marathon® again– 50 years after she first

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