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The Women Who Are Running To Protest Trump Are Tapping Into History, Huffington Post

There is a long tradition of women running as a form of protest. By Erin Schumaker In the wake of President Donald Trump’s electoral victory, Alison Désir, the founder of a community running organization in New York City called Harlem Run, turned

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The Boston Marathon Has Been Breaking Gender Barriers Since 1966, Huffington Post

by Elisabeth Epstein Marathons are a funny thing. Why would anyone want to voluntarily put his or her body through so much pain and mental anguish just to run 26.2 miles? It’s easy. The feeling of accomplishment. A marathon proves

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Kathrine Switzer Marathon Photo, by Christina Huffington – The Huffington Post

In 1967, a runner named Kathrine Switzer entered the all-male Boston Marathon under the name “K.V. Switzer,” making her the first registered woman to run the race. Switzer was attacked during the race by a marathon official, a picture of which Reddit

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Women’s History Month and God’s Call, by Rev. Michelle Torigian – Huff Post Religion

To usher in Women’s History Month, I watched the PBS program Makers: Women Who Make America. I consider myself a feminist, yet I realize that I am still learning many details about women’s history. I never knew about Kathrine Switzer, the first female runner

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Kathrine interview on Huffington Post Live, February 2013

On Monday afternoon, February 25, at 4:30 EST–Kathrine is part of a live interview on Huffington Post.  Click here at that time to see it!

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