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Veteran runners implore local folks to stay active

By Kathrine Switzer | May 8, 2009

Middletown — The running movement in America is alive and well, and the local running clubs are keeping it strong. That was the message sent by noted running authors Kathrine…

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Politics in sport: Top 10 moments

By Kathrine Switzer | May 1, 2009

#7 Kathrine Switzer and the marathon, 1967 Our very own Switzer … well, that’s stretching the truth: Switzer is an American who lives in Wellington for six months of the…

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Interview on NZone Tonight

By Kathrine Switzer | Jul 21, 2008

After initially launching her memoir ‘Marathon Woman’ in the USA, Kathrine Switzer, the first woman to officially run the Boston Marathon, toured her book in New Zealand and talked to…

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Kathrine Switzer and Mary Wittenberg Speeches for NY Mini 10K

By Matthew Fass | Jun 6, 2008

New York Road Runners CEO Mary Wittenberg and Kathrine Switzer, the first woman to officially run the Boston Marathon, discuss the progress in women’s running before the 2008 New York…

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Trailblazer of women’s distance running

By Kathrine Switzer | Feb 9, 2008

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…

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In ’67, Switzer was ‘Magellan’ in sweats

By Kathrine Switzer | Nov 15, 2007

Tennis champion Serena Williams does. Olympic gold medalist and two-time Boston Marathon winner Joan Benoit Samuelson didn’t, and still doesn’t. And when actress Katie Holmes crossed the finish line of…

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First Woman’s Strides in Boston Still Echoing

By Kathrine Switzer | Apr 15, 2007

Two miles into the 1967 Boston Marathon, an official tried to eject me from the race simply because I was a woman. That event changed my life and, as a…

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In ’67, Switzer was ‘Magellan’ in sweats

By Kathrine Switzer | Apr 13, 2007

Kathrine Switzer wonders what would have happened if that April day in 1967 had come up warm and sunny in Hopkinton. “History might have been different,” she muses. “I would…

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Switzer to Launch Autobiography at Boston Marathon

By Kathrine Switzer | Apr 7, 2007

Although not the first woman to complete the Boston Marathon –that was Roberta “Bobbi” Gibb who ran unofficially in 1966 and clocked 3:27:17– Switzer was the first woman to run…

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