Kathrine Switzer





Kathrine Switzer


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January 05, 1947

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Kathrine Switzer is the first woman to run the Boston Marathon as a numbered entry. She entered and completed the race in 1967, five years before women were officially allowed to compete in it.

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On the eve of the 2012 Boston Marathon, Kathrine Switzer– the first woman to officially enter and run the race– celebrates the 40th anniversary of the year that changed everything. To my regular readers and friends, my apologies: I haven't written a blog in almost two years. In many ways, these have been the most exceptional 24 months of my life, and I promise to tell you about them in the near...

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Average rating: 4.03 · 1,267 ratings · 185 reviews · 11 distinct works · Similar authors
Marathon Woman: Running the...

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Running and Walking for Wom...

3.57 avg rating — 134 ratings — published 1998 — 5 editions
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26.2: Marathon Stories

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Marathon Woman: Die Frau, d...

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The 27th Mile

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4:09:43: Boston 2013 Throug...

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Your Pace or Mine?: What Ru...

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As Good as Gold: 1 Woman, 9...

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“If you are losing faith in human nature, go out and watch a marathon.”
Kathrine Switzer, 26.2: Marathon Stories

“I could feel my anger dissipating as the miles went by--you can't run and stay mad!”
Kathrine Switzer, Marathon Woman: Running the Race to Revolutionize Women's Sports

“Life is for participating, not for spectating.”
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