Kathrine Switzer


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He grabbed me ... threw me back and he said, Get the hell out of my race and give me those numbers. And he tried to pull my bib numbers off.feedback
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Apr 18 2017 Women
Kathrine Switzer has most recently been quoted in an article called First Woman to Officially Run Boston Marathon Makes Triumphant Return. Kathrine Switzer said, “I just ran the fastest marathon I've run in 46 years. It grew, grew, grew. We could take the data and statistics from all of these events, took it to the International Olympic Committee, and we got the women's marathon included in the Olympic games.”. Kathrine Switzer has been quoted a grand total of 18 times in 8 articles.
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Apr 16 2017

I wasn't there to prove anything. It wasn't until Jock Semple attacked me did everything change.feedback

Apr 14 2017

I will put on the full regalia: the bib plus the eye liner, mascara and lipstick.feedback

Mar 31 2017 - Driverless cars

It's incredible it's happened so quickly. I always knew women's running would be popular and publicizable and I said it's as popular and publicizable as men's, but I had no idea it would become almost a women's sport now. Women are driving the sport and it's because of the empowerment and self esteem from running. I'm a long-term gratifier. I'm willing to wait it out. I'm willing to take it step by step.feedback

Mar 31 2017

It obviously meant so much to them to have this sense of fearlessness. They've really inspired me that way.feedback

Mar 31 2017 - South Africa

One of the races that's always been on my bucket list has been the [56-mile] Comrades Marathon in South Africa. I've wanted to run that ever since I first heard about it in the late '60s, so who knows, I might get there yet.feedback

Mar 31 2017

All you need to do is to give kids the opportunity. . . . Positive reinforcement is everything. I don't start any speech without telling that story of my dad saying, Cheerleaders cheer for other people, you should have people cheer for you. Life is to participate, not to spectate.' It was critical.feedback

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