The Runner's World Show

Episode 49: Kathrine Switzer

April 13, 2017

An interview with Kathrine Switzer. This year, 2017, marks the 50th anniversary of her historic run as the first registered female to complete the Boston Marathon. In honor of the occasion, she’s running the race this year. While you might think you know her story, there is nothing like hearing it from Kathrine herself. (1:46)

The fourth installment in our series about Editor-in-Chief David Willey’s moonshot marathon quest—otherwise known as his attempt to finally qualify for the Boston Marathon. In this episode, he is unraveling the mystery of the injury that has thus far thwarted his training for the BQ he wants so bad. (40:28)

In the Kick, we preview the 2017 Boston Marathon, from the top storylines in the men’s and women’s races to other notable things to watch for on Marathon Monday. (1:08:22)

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Episode Credits:

Host: David Willey
 
Producers: Sylvia Ryerson, Christine Fennessy and Brian Dalek.

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