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Q&A: Kathrine Switzer talks Seneca Falls 19K, Tubman on the $20, marathon training at 69 and more, by David Wilcox, Auburn Citizen

Kathrine Switzer wants to be part of history again. She was in 1967 when she became the first woman to run the Boston Marathon as a numbered entry. And she hopes to be again next weekend when she comes to

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Women’s Right to Run 19K 5K Officially Named Partner Event for 261 Fearless

Generations Bank, organizing sponsor of the first ever Women’s Right to Run, announced today the inaugural run has been named a partner event for 261 Fearless, Inc., a global community of female runners and walkers founded by running legend Kathrine

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Seneca Falls to Host Women’s Right to Run 19K

A committee of individuals, led by organizing sponsor Generations Bank, announced today the first ever Women’s Right to Run 19K will take place on May 7, 2016 – Mother’s Day Weekend – in Seneca Falls. Proceeds from the run will

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5 women from Syracuse who earned a place in the National Women’s Hall of Fame, Syracuse.com by Jill Teitjen

You know the National Women’s Hall of Fame in Seneca Falls commemorates women who left their mark on the nation. There are civic leaders. Suffragists. People who blazed a way forward. But did you know some had Syracuse connections? See

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Fearless Women, by Jill Teitjen, Huffington Post

Janelle Moore is fearlessly pursuing her dream to be the first African-American woman to snowboard in the Winter X Games. She follows in the footsteps of other fearless women in every field of endeavor who paved the way and broke

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Inducted into National Women’s Hall of Fame 10/11

Kathrine Switzer As the first woman to officially enter the Boston Marathon, Kathrine Switzer broke the gender barrier and paved the way for women in running. Born into a military family stationed in Germany, Switzer later attended Syracuse University, earning

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