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Archive for October 2011

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 a B.A. from the Newhouse School of Journalism (1968). In 1967, Switzer registered for the…Read More