Kathrine’s story of running the BMW Berlin Marathon

On the road with Kathrine Switzer – Berlin: Fast Course, Long Journey. Katherine Switzer in MARATHON & BEYOND

This year, we had something else to celebrate, which was the launch of the German edition of my book Marathon Woman.“Would you like an elite start, or do you prefer to start in the mass race?” asked Mark Milde, the race director of the BMW Berlin Marathon. I began to answer, “Heavens, no! I’m a 4:30 marathoner at best; I’ll start in the back of the field!”

But then I hesitated. “You mean, like, on the front line alongside Haile and Paula? With ‘Kathrine’ on the front of my bib instead of a number?” I sputtered.

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