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 - Molly - Goodreads
I knew Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to register and run the Boston Marathon (under her initials, so she could remain anonymous), but I had no idea that she trained to become such a good runner ... Read full review
Review: Marathon Woman: Running the Race to Revolutionize Women's SportsUser Review - Fjola - Goodreads
She is so amazing!! Read this while 40 weeks pregnant, really looking forward to getting back out there now. A truly inspirational story of how women's running was pioneered in the US. This really is a fantastic time to be a female athlete, thanks to people like K Switzer! Read full review
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