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Boston Marathon Pioneer Kathrine Switzer

Video Excerpt from Kathrine’s talk  at UMass Boston on April 17, 2014.

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Strength in numbers prove the Boston Marathon is stronger than ever, The Record by Christine Blanchett

The bombings last year killed three people, including Martin Richard from Dorchester, who was eight years old and waiting to hug his father, Bill after finishing. At least 176 were hospitalized, including 17 critically injured. In a gruesome spectacle, several

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Panel says Boston Marathon bombings give ‘more determination to run’

A really good article by Robert Macleod of the Toronto Globe and Mail about the Ramsey Talks Beyond Boston presentation we all did yesterday in a special luncheon that was attended by the business AND running community. Roger Robinson was also

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Restart: The future of the Boston Marathon, by Neil Swidey – Boston Globe

Marathon 2014 will be different. But if next year will be a corrective, what will the race look like in five years? And how will we tell the story of what happened? All day long, they file past a formation

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Kathrine Switzer: The Marathon Woman, by S. Indramalar – The Star Online

Kathrine Switzer challenged the men-only rule at the Boston Marathon in 1972, and opened up the path for women to run. ALL around the world, Kathrine Switzer is known as the Marathon Woman for paving the way for women to

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Switzer struck by sad irony of bombing, by Ken McMillian – Times Herald Record

In the aftermath of every Boston Marathon there are a multitude of tiny celebrations of personal achievement. Long after the media has abandoned its primary coverage and the swarm of fans have thinned out, there remains a bustle of activity

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Marathon legend Katherine Switzer describes blasts – Sunrise AU

Longtime Boston Marathon runner and competitor Katherine Switzer describes the moments twin bombs were detonated at the event. Watch the Video

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Marathon expo draws pre-race crowds to Boston, by Rich Tenorio – ItemLive.com

Heightening the excitement for the Boston Marathon, a weekend expo took place a mere sprint away from the finish line. The 36th annual John Hancock Sports & Fitness Expo drew crowds of marathoners, volunteers and members of the general public

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Boston Marathon interview: Kathrine Switzer – Women’s Running UK

‘It’s a tragic day – the marathon embodies freedom and fearlessness and empowerment and just to have it savaged like this for no purpose…’Kathrine Switzer Author and TV commentator Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to run the Boston Marathon

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