Marathon Woman

Author: Kathrine Switzer
Publisher:
ISBN: 9783936376623
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Die Autobiografie der Marathonläuferin Kathrine Switzer beschreibt eindrucksvoll den Weg der gebürtigen Deutschen in die Weltspitze des Laufsports gegen den Widerstand der männlichen Konkurrenz.

The Nonrunner S Marathon Guide For Women

Author: Dawn Dais
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1580052800
Size: 35.17 MB
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Dais's audiobook features a realistic training schedule and is chock-full of how-to's and funny observations, which she felt were lacking in the guides she had consulted.

Marathon Crasher

Author: David Davis
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 1466817100
Size: 52.34 MB
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This is the story of the arduous journey women distance runners had to endure to reach equality with men, and the story of how one woman overcame tremendous hurdles to fulfill a shared dream, paving the way for generations of female ...

Born To Run

Author: Christopher McDougall
Publisher: Karl Blessing Verlag
ISBN: 3641043360
Size: 80.33 MB
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Christopher McDougall suchte eine Antwort auf eine vermeintlich einfache Frage: Warum tut mir mein Fuß weh? Wie er sind Millionen von Hobbyläufern mindestens einmal im Jahr ernsthaft verletzt.

The American Marathon

Author: Pamela Cooper
Publisher: Syracuse University Press
ISBN: 9780815605737
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Pikes Peak was the first marathon to have an official women's race. It was held
the day before the men's race and consisted only of the 12.5- mile ascent. On 18
August 1962 four women entered, and Mary Guinn, a twenty-nine-year-old
physical education teacher in Colorado Springs, won in the record time of 4
hours, 15 minutes. Katherine Heard, age sixty-one, finished second in 5:15:26;
Julia Chase finished in 5:46:16; Kathleen Heckt, the 1961 winner, entered but did
not finish (LDL, ...

Women Of Two Countries

Author: Michaela Bank
Publisher: Berghahn Books
ISBN: 0857455125
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Davis's and Livermore's letters reveal Anneke's dual role in the US women's
rights movement: She was considered to be a representative of German-
Americans and spoke on their behalf, while at the same time she was called on to
introduce the women's rights movement's interests to the German population. In
another letter by Mary Wiley Bentley, representative of the Marathon Woman
Suffrage Society in Wisconsin, the writer left no doubt that communication
between Germans and ...

The Great Grete Waitz

Author: The Editors of Runner's World
Publisher: Rodale
ISBN: 1609614658
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Grete Waitz would go on to win eight more New York City Marathons, the first
World Championship marathon, and finish second in the inaugural Olympic
Women's Marathon in 1984 Neal Amdur (covered Olympic sports for the New
York Times in the 1970s and 1980s): The thing about Grete's win is that it took the
sport to another level, particularly for women. Miki Gorman won the first five-
borough race in 1976, but there were only 88 women in that race, I think. At that
time, the women's ...

Marathon

Author: Hal Higdon
Publisher: Rodale
ISBN: 1609612248
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One year at the Twin Cities Marathon, approximately 8 miles into the race, I heard
a woman in the crowd comment: “To think they paid to do this.” I understood what
she meant. Twenty-six miles is a longway. Adding 385 more yards seems to
make the distance even longer and further confuses people who do not
understand what motivates us to run marathons. “How far was that marathon?”
they ask after we show up at the office on Mondays with medals hanging around
our necks, ...