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“Switzer Mile” on the course!

I’m on my way to Kuala Lumpur for the Nestles Fitnesse Malaysia Women’s Marathon! Take a look at the big banner  that they’ve created for the Switzer Mile on the course! Love it! So I’m hoping by Sunday, April 7

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Have you ever been to Niagara Falls, Canada?

Hey friends, if you are looking for a running vacation that is going to be TOTALLY wonderful, come join me for the  Niagara Falls Women’s Half Marathon on June 2.  Have you ever  been to Niagara Falls, Canada? Really, it

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“How Did Running Begin?” More Info about talk by Roger Robinson

Robinson is the best speaker and writer on running today and he delivers an always-entertaining presentation. A unique combination of world class runner and witty scholar, Robinson will reveal some newly-discoverd facts about much of our running history.  

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Kathrine’s 46th consecutive year at the Boston Marathon

Hi Friends! Good news! I just signed a 4-year TV contract with WBZ-TV (CBS) in Boston to keep commentating the Boston Marathon, so that means in 2016, I will have covered it for 40 consecutive years. Wow. Already I know

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Rock the Ridge in New Paltz on 05/04/13

Please check out this wonderful piece by Roger Robinson, a top columnist with Running Times, about the conscientiousness of the Rock the Ridge event.  (The event is May 4, there was a typo in this article) I’m not there in

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Kathrine Switzer in Berlin on 05/11/13

Avon Running & the Olympic Marathon: An Empowerment Story Posted by Avon Company by Susan Arnot Heaney, July 31, 2012 As reported in the Wall Street Journal, London 2012 will mark the first Olympic Games in which women athletes from

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Kathrine Switzer featured in Nation-wide Premiere on 02/26/13

Nation-wide Premiere of “Makers, Women Who Make America”, the PBS/AOL 3-hour documentary. Lincoln Center gala by invitation only, so make your own gala at home and invite all your friends and family. PLEASE DON’T MISS THIS HISTORIC SHOW! Check local

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Kathrine Switzer in Christchurch on 02/02/13

Come see Olympians Nick Willis, Brent Newdick and Sarah Cowley and others competing. Since it’s on a grass track and close to the spectators, it’s like Chariots of Fire! I’ll be assisting with race announcing and doing on-field interviews.

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