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Women running in Marathons

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LadyScozz

LadyScozz Report 1 Jul 2013 03:46

Have you heard of Kathrine Switzer?

I had not, until I saw this........

How a radical incident changed Kathrine Switzer's life.


http://bemagazine.com.au/post/inspirational-and-fearless

The look on that official's face!!!!!!!!!!

Nolls from Harrogate

Nolls from Harrogate Report 1 Jul 2013 06:43

Wow! Never heard of that didn't realise the marathon was for men only back then.. Good for her! Just shows what one person can do! :-D

LadyScozz

LadyScozz Report 1 Jul 2013 08:48

I didn't either Nolls. A brave thing for a woman to do back then.

I was shocked at the expression on the official's face....... "I'll sort this ***** out" was obvious!

As the article says, she's still running in marathons, and she's 66!

:-D

LadyScozz

LadyScozz Report 1 Jul 2013 12:03

nudging, by changing the title

:-D

Mauatthecoast

Mauatthecoast Report 1 Jul 2013 12:05

An inspiration indeed ....and now at 66 :-D

Bobtanian

Bobtanian Report 1 Jul 2013 14:17

LOL Better than " Women running in (S)nickers!!"

LadyScozz

LadyScozz Report 1 Jul 2013 16:44

found this on YouTube ~

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fOGXvBAmTsY

I googled & found lots more.

Mauatthecoast

Mauatthecoast Report 1 Jul 2013 18:48

Thanks for the link Scozz.

The suffragettes would be so proud of Kathrine, as are we :-)

Bobtanian

Bobtanian Report 4 Jul 2013 11:25

Ah! well, the pun fell flat!!

LadyScozz

LadyScozz Report 4 Jul 2013 12:05

pun? Snickers?

An ad on tv with women running? eating/wearing (s)nickers?

I don't watch much tv, and maybe it's a UK ad?



Bobtanian

Bobtanian Report 4 Jul 2013 13:31

" women running in Marathons"


Marathon was the previous name to Snickers"