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Marathon Woman free pdf In 1967, Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to officially run what was then the all male Boston Marathon, infuriating one of the events directors who attempted to violently eject her. In what would become an iconic sports image, Switzer escaped and finished the race. This was a watershed moment for the sport, as well as a significant event in womens history. Including updates from the 2008 Summer Olympics, the paperback edition of Marathon Woman details the life of an incredible, pioneering athlete, and the lasting effect shes had on womens sports. Switzers energy and drive permeate the pages of this warm, witty memoir as she describes everything from the childhood events that inspired her to succeed to her big win in the 1974 New York City Marathon, and beyond.

About Kathrine Switzer

Kathrine Switzer is an Emmy-winning television commentator who has covered numerous Olympics and marathons worldwide. The author of Running and Walking for Women Over 40, she lives and runs in New York and New Zealand.

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Author : Kathrine Switzer
Publisher : Da Capo Press Inc
Data Published : 17 February 2009
ISBN : 0738213292
EAN : 9780738213293
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 448 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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