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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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SU grad who broke gender barriers for female runners returns to CNY, by Antoinette Siu, Syracuse Post-Standard

Forty-three years ago, the U.S. amateur sports organization barred women from long-distance running. Then a Syracuse University student who trained with the men’s cross country team, Kathrine Switzer entered the race anyway in 1967 — as K. V. Switzer, as

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Kathrine Switzer named Emcee of the Inaugural Empire State Marathon in Syracuse

Kathrine Switzer Named Emcee of the Inaugural Empire State Marathon and Half Marathon; Legendary Women’s Runner Will Also Speak at Driver’s Village New York State Health and Wellness Expo SYRACUSE, NY-July 19, 2011-Achieve Fitness, LLC announced today that Kathrine Switzer

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