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Women’s running pioneer shares her story with Yakima, by Tammy Ayer, Yakima Herald

Three numbers — 2-6-1 — changed Kathrine Switzer’s life. She hopes they’ll change the lives of countless other women, too. Switzer wore those numbers on April 19, 1967, when Boston Marathon race director Jock Semple tried to pull her off

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Marathon thanks, Yakima Herald Letter to the Editor

To the editor — For the second time in 14 years, the canyon was green for the annual Yakima River Canyon Marathon on April 5. The weather was the best ever and 17 participants kept their string going by completing

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