Ask about Kathrine Switzer
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Key Points
  • Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to run the Boston Marathon as a registered entrant.
  • In 1974 she won the New York City Marathon.
  • Was named Female Runner of the Decade between 1967 and 1977 by Runner's World Magazine.
  • Remains a popular television commentator and has written books on long distance running and her own personal experiences.
  • Is a member of the National Women's Hall of Fame for 'creating a social revolution by empowering women around the world through running'.
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  • Hard training
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