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Katherine Switzer Chats Chicago Rock ‘n’ Roll Races, WCIU broadcast to YouTube video

Legendary runner, Katherine Switzer, is in studio this morning talking about her experience being the first woman to run thew Boston Marathon. Listen to her story how she registered and how it all happened. She’s in town running the Chicago

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Kathrine Switzer tells her inspirational story of overcoming gender stereotypes, FOX 32 Video

Historic marathoner Kathrine Switzer swings by Good Day Chicago to talk about her inspirational story and what keeps her running. Watch Video Here

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The 121st Boston Marathon included the first woman to officially run the race 50 years ago, ABC News, By Kaelyn Forde

Fifty years after becoming the first woman to officially finish the Boston Marathon, Kathrine Switzer has done it again. “I’m exhilarated,” she told ABC News after finishing the 26.2-mile race on Monday. “All the way along the route, people had

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Video clip of CMHR exhibition from CBC

Hi Friends!  My historic running tutu has made big news–take a look at this very fine clip from the CBC national tv news about the exhibition in the Canadian Museum for Human Rights.  Keep pushing for positive change, friends!  Cheers,

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Kathrine Switzer story: When only men ran marathons, BBC Witness Program video

In 1967, Kathrine Switzer became the first woman to run in an official marathon race when she ran in the Boston race, which is being held on Monday. Until then it had been assumed that women could not run the

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Kathrine’s Boston Marathon Recap, AOL On Sports video

Reporting from the Boston Marathon photo bridge, Kathrine Switzer reports on the near photo finish of the elite women’s race. If unable to see video, watch video here.

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Kathrine Switzer Reports Live from the Boston Marathon, AOL On Sports

Here, Kathrine reports from the race course where she first made history. If unable to view video, view video here.

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Kathrine inducted into Running USA’s Hall of Champions

Hi Friends!  What an honour it was for me last night to be inducted into Running USA’s Hall of Champions!  I was honoured along with colleagues Tracy Sundlun and Brant Kotch, stellar leaders in the American running world. This is

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11-year-old Sam Gordon talks about her favorite MAKERS story – Kathrine!, by MAKERS

Our Favorite 11-Year-Old Girl Football Player Sam Gordon Reporting Live from Super Bowl XLIX for MAKERS. Visit MAKERS for full article

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1st 261er Kathrine Switzer, YouTube

261 Women’s Marathon

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