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Review: Marathon Woman: Running the Race to Revolutionize Women's Sports

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I read this book when I was training for my first marathon, at the age of 57. I expected motivation, tips and coaching; what I got was inspiration and a fascinating look at the history of women in ... Read full review

Review: Marathon Woman: Running the Race to Revolutionize Women's Sports

User Review  - Ryan - Goodreads

I really enjoyed hearing Switzer's account of how she worked to integrate running and also to shift the culture of running to view women as competent, legitimate, competitive athletes. This book addresses the topic on personal, cultural, and international levels and it was hard to put down. Read full review

Review: Marathon Woman: Running the Race to Revolutionize Women's Sports

User Review  - Valerie (He Said Books Or Me) - Goodreads

You go girl! :) Read full review

Review: Marathon Woman: Running the Race to Revolutionize Women's Sports

User Review  - Rita - Goodreads

I really enjoyed this book - what an inspiration!! Read full review

Review: Marathon Woman: Running the Race to Revolutionize Women's Sports

User Review  - Megan - Goodreads

This book was unexpectedly very good! I usually have a hard time getting through autobiographies but was not the case with this one. Kathrine Switzer is famous for her 1967 running of the Boston ... Read full review

Review: Marathon Woman: Running the Race to Revolutionize Women's Sports

User Review  - Kristi Mangan - Goodreads

Her story as a pioneer of women's marathon racing is engrossing and inspiring; I thought of her often as I trained for and ran Boston (especially because the weather was about the same this year as it ... Read full review

Review: Marathon Woman: Running the Race to Revolutionize Women's Sports

User Review  - Goodreads

Fantastic book! Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to officially run the Boston Marathon in 1967--much to the chagrin of the race officials--who tried to violently pull her off of the race course ... Read full review

Review: Marathon Woman: Running the Race to Revolutionize Women's Sports

User Review  - Rhonda Coale - Goodreads

Fantastic book! Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to officially run the Boston Marathon in 1967--much to the chagrin of the race officials--who tried to violently pull her off of the race course ... Read full review

Review: Marathon Woman: Running the Race to Revolutionize Women's Sports

User Review  - Goodreads

It is really amazing to me how much women of my generation take for granted in their lives. This book is a memoir, but really it is the story of the growth of women's distance running, and KV Switzer ... Read full review

Review: Marathon Woman: Running the Race to Revolutionize Women's Sports

User Review  - Ginger - Goodreads

It is really amazing to me how much women of my generation take for granted in their lives. This book is a memoir, but really it is the story of the growth of women's distance running, and KV Switzer ... Read full review

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