Movie Screening: Spirit of the Marathon 2

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On the 23rd  July (Wednesday) 2014 Athletics Victoria together with hosts of the event Roger Robinson and Kathrin Switzer are organising Melbourne screening of Spirit of the Marathon 2. Roger Robinson is an award wining author, speaker, scholar and runner who is well known about his running journalism. Kathrin Switzer is an iconic athlete, sports and social advocate, author, and Emmy award-winning television commentator. She is best known as a women who broke the gender barrier at the 1967 Boston Marathon and winner of the 1974 NYC Marathon.

Katrin Switzer on the 1967 Boston Marathon

The film, Spirit of the Marathon 2 will be presented in three segments, with our hosts providing their personal insights and commentary on the film. Roger will also launch his accompanying book and both Kathrine and Roger will be available for book signings. For the movie trailer please see the following link: Spirit of the Marathon 2 – movie trailer .

The start of the event is scheduled for 6.30 p.m. in the evening. For more information about the  event and online registration please see the following link: Spirit of the Marathon 2.

Source: Athletics Victoria

Prepared by: Trevor Vincent & Nenad Radosevic