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Kathrine Switzer: Syracuse University top sports figures of all time, Syracuse Orange Sports on

Kathrine is No. 16 in Syracuse University’s series looking at the coaches and players who have made the biggest impact in Syracuse University sports. Watch Video on YouTube

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SU grad who broke gender barriers for female runners returns to CNY, by Antoinette Siu, Syracuse Post-Standard

Forty-three years ago, the U.S. amateur sports organization barred women from long-distance running. Then a Syracuse University student who trained with the men’s cross country team, Kathrine Switzer entered the race anyway in 1967 — as K. V. Switzer, as

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