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Archive for February 2008

Trailblazer of women’s distance running

Kathrine Switzer’s uterus did not fall out. Neither did her chest sprout hair. She is a living, breathing myth-buster, still running the streets of Wellington and proving that women can run without turning into men. It’s so obvious today, but 40 years ago when Switzer unwittingly became a pioneer of women’s distance running such beliefs…Read More