Deseret Morning News, 4/18/09
“The photographs included are amazing, as is her story of how running transformed her life and how she used it to create more opportunities for other women."
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Inside Texas Running, May 2011
“Brilliant race descriptions and personal life stories.”
About the Author
Kathrine Switzer, one of the greatest icons in sports, has been an authority on running and women's fitness for over 40 years. She is best known for pioneering the official entrance of women into the marathon, beginning with her epoch-making run in the previously all-male Boston Marathon in 1967, and went on to become a world-ranked athlete and the winner of the 1974 New York Marathon. Switzer is an Emmy-award winning television commentator, having covered a continuous string of the sport's major events, including the Boston, New York, Pittsburgh, and Los Angeles marathons, as well as the Olympic and Goodwill Games. Her first book, Running and Walking for Women Over 40, has sold over 100,000 copies. She lives in New Paltz, NY.