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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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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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Katherine Switzer: Paving The Way For Women Since 1967, Competitor, by Allison Pattillo

The women’s running pioneer is launching a new clothing collection with Skirt Sports this summer. Many a great idea is born from frustration. And so it was when Kathrine Switzer decided to run the 1967 Boston Marathon. She was running

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Kathrine Featured in Issue of Competitor, January 2013

Women on the Run: An all-male sport at the inception of the first running boom, recreational running is now dominated by women By Linzay Logan While we know it looms large, only the tower tips of the iconic Golden Gate

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