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LISTEN Connections: Dispelling myths about aging, WXXI News, by Evan Dawson and Megan Mack

Switzer has been an advocate for female athletes for decades, and she is also outspoken about dispelling the myths about aging. She’s in Rochester as the keynote speaker of Baden Street Settlement’s annual gala, but first, she joins us on Connections

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Switzer’s marathon jaunt broke barriers, changed the world, Rochester Business Journal, by Scott Pitoniak

The history-jarring moment occurred roughly two miles into that Boston Marathon a half-century of Aprils ago. That’s when Jock Semple, the director and self-appointed caretaker of running’s most prestigious race, spotted a woman among the competitors. He was aghast. “This

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LISTEN: Marathon pioneer Kathrine Switzer speaking in Rochester Friday, WXXI Radio, by Beth Adams

WXXI News Radio Interview with Kathrine.  Click on the LISTEN link to hear Switzer talk about her groundbreaking run and how she continues to empower women and girls. Listen Here

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First woman to complete the Boston Marathon appears in Reading (VIDEO), Reading Eagle, By Beth Hudson

Kathrine Switzer is less than a month away from running her first New York City Marathon in 42 years. She decided to enter the Nov. 5 event during the post-race euphoria she experienced this year after successfully completing the Boston

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Pioneer Kathrine Switzer ready to run New York City Marathon, FOX5 News broadcast

A legendary runner who made a name for herself as the first woman to officially run the Boston Marathon was in New York Monday. The great Kathrine Switzer led a group of women on a run downtown. Switzer says she

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Women’s running hero Kathrine Switzer heading to NYC Marathon four decades after win, Canadian Running, by Sinead Mulhern

There’s still three months left of 2017 and Kathrine Switzer is making it count. It has been a crazy year for the pioneer of women’s running and the excitement isn’t even close to over. Switzer, who is best known for

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VOTE FOR KATHRINE! Laureus Award for Best Sporting Moment of the Year

Kathrine Switzer is nominated for the Laureus Award for Best Sporting Moment of the Year, Vote Today!   Voted for by fans around the world in a global online poll, the Laureus Best Sporting Moment of the Year identifies the

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VIDEO Kathrine Switzer Reflects After Finishing 2017 Boston Marathon, WBZ News Interview

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The Art of Sport with Kathrine Switzer, Yankees Magazine by editor-in-chief Alfred Santasiere III

YANKEES MAGAZINE: What did you enjoy about running when you were a teenager? KATHRINE SWITZER: My dad encouraged me to run a mile a day because he felt it would give me the conditioning I needed to make the field

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

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