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Shod & ready: Shoes hold the stories of races past … and we want yours

They were the most expensive shoes Kathrine Switzer had ever purchased: a $26 pair of kangaroo-skin Adidas, that in 1967 Switzer wore to become the first woman to compete in the Boston Marathon. “I have a love-hate relationship with those shoes,” says Switzer, who had to take a razor blade to her brand-new sneakers because…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