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Kathrine Switzer was born in Amberg, Germany to American military parents. She grew up primarily in the Washington, DC area, the only daughter of an Army Colonel father and educator mother with an older brother who was a big influence

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Runner Kathrine Switzer spreads message of fearlessness, Houston Chronicle

By Roberta MacGinnis Kathrine Switzer became a worldwide sensation in 1967 when a Boston Marathon race director tried to shove her off the course after he saw her running in what traditionally had been a men-only event. The scene, captured

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Celebrating International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day: Be Fearless, Be Free, Be Grateful This Sunday, March 8, is International Women’s Day. This day we celebrate the achievements of women with a day of action: more than talk, we will DO. For me, it’s also

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One in A Million launch interview with Kathrine, by Pamela Young, Girls on the Run

This year, Girls on the Run will serve its one-millionth girl! We’re honoring this milestone by celebrating what makes each of us one in a million and by showcasing some one-in-a-million women who have made exceptional contributions to empowering girls

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Iconic Athlete Kathrine Switzer to Deliver Keynote Address at Girls on the Run Summit, PR Newswire

Iconic athlete, sports and social advocate, author, and Emmy award-winning television commentator, Kathrine Switzer, will be the keynote speaker at the 2015 Girls on the Run Summit—an annual gathering of directors and board members from among the 225 councils of

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Switzer, Barker Discuss Their Roles As Running Pioneers, by Lori Riley, Hartford Courant

Kathrine Switzer and Molly Barker sat at the same table Thursday night in the corner of the room at the Hartford Hilton, feeding off each other’s energy. The two women have a lot of it. Switzer, who ran the Boston

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