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NP Resident recalls landmark Boston Marathon entry

One is a neuroscientist-turned-sculptor, the other an activist and organizer. Taking different paths to the same goal, Bobbi Gibb and New Paltz resident Kathrine Switzer outran Boston Marathon tradition and trampled the notion that women were too frail for a 26.2 miles race. “When you’re trying to overcome a prejudice and do something you’re not…Read More

Veteran runners implore local folks to stay active

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 Switzer and Roger Robinson of New Paltz in a dinner talk with the Orange Runners Club on Wednesday. Switzer is the torch bearer of the…Read More