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Archive for March 2015

Kathrine Switzer Remembers the Boston Marathon, Boston Magazine

I didn’t intend to make a political statement when I ran the Boston Marathon in 1967. I was just a girl who wanted to run. Since there were few women’s sports in those days, I was training with the men’s team at Syracuse University. When I told Arnie Briggs, an assistant coach who’d run 15…Read More

Celebrating International Women’s Day, Women’s Running UK

To mark International Women’s Day, WR Editor-in-Chief Christina Macdonald reflects on the amazing women who have inspired her to achieve her own goals in life Today is International Women’s Day, so my thoughts are turning to female role models I’ve admired over the years, as well as been inspired by. Some are athletes and celebrities…Read More

Celebrating International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day: Be Fearless, Be Free, Be Grateful This Sunday, March 8, is International Women’s Day. This day we celebrate the achievements of women with a day of action: more than talk, we will DO. For me, it’s also a day I happily reflect on my mantra: Be Fearless, Be Free, Be Grateful. Our…Read More