Famed runners Kathrine Switzer, Roger Robinson to speak at AHS, Auburn Citizen

Kathrine Switzer, the first woman to officially enter and run the Boston Marathon, will be speaking at Auburn High School on Oct. 19. Joining Switzer is Roger Robinson, who ran for New Zealand in world championships, set age group records and the Boston and New York City Marathons and is a senior writer for Running Times.

Switzer went on to simultaneous careers as a fitness expert, television broadcaster, author and public speaker. She formed her own company, AtAlanta Sports Promotions and is an Emmy Award-winning television commentator who has done broadcast work for ABC, CBS, NBC and ESPN.

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