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Seneca Falls to Host Women’s Right to Run 19K

A committee of individuals, led by organizing sponsor Generations Bank, announced today the first ever Women’s Right to Run 19K will take place on May 7, 2016 – Mother’s Day Weekend – in Seneca Falls. Proceeds from the run will benefit the National Women’s Hall of Fame’s capital campaign which raises funds to rehabilitate the…Read More

Fearless Women, by Jill Teitjen, Huffington Post

Janelle Moore is fearlessly pursuing her dream to be the first African-American woman to snowboard in the Winter X Games. She follows in the footsteps of other fearless women in every field of endeavor who paved the way and broke down barriers of all kinds. Each of the following fearless women has been inducted into…Read More

Inducted into National Women’s Hall of Fame 10/11

Kathrine Switzer As the first woman to officially enter the Boston Marathon, Kathrine Switzer broke the gender barrier and paved the way for women in running. Born into a military family stationed in Germany, Switzer later attended Syracuse University, earning a B.A. from the Newhouse School of Journalism (1968). In 1967, Switzer registered for the…Read More