Marathon Woman: Running the Race to Revolutionize Women's Sports
Katherine Switzer ran the Boston Marathon in 1967 where she was attacked by one of the event’s directors who wanted to eject her from the all-male race. She fought off the director and finished the race.
From the childhood events that inspired her to winning the New York City Marathon in 1974, this liberally illustrated book details the struggles and achievements of a pioneering women in sports.
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Review: Marathon Woman: Running the Race to Revolutionize Women's SportsUser 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 SportsUser Review - Valerie (He Said Books Or Me) - Goodreads
You go girl! :) Read full review
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