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Katherine Switzer is a famous American Runner. Along with being a well known Marathon runner, she is also a author and Television Commentator. She is among the first woman to participate in the Boston Marathon officially.
Katherine Switzer was born as Katherine Switzer on January 5, 1947, in Amberg, Germany. She is the daughter born to Homer Switzer and his wife, Virginia Switzer. Much about her siblings is not shared with the public. Her father is a retired US Army Official, and her mother worked in the house. She graduated from Syracuse University with a Degree in Journalism and English Literature.
Relationship Status of Katherine Switzer
Katherine Switzer is living a happy and beautiful married life, along with her husband. Katherine is married to her husband, Roger Robinson. The two tied their knot in 1987. The exact date of their marriage is not shared with the public.
Katherine is living a life away from the presence of media, making it hard for the media person to know much about her personal life. She is busy with life. So, she does not have any biological children.
Relationship History of Katherine Switzer
Although This may be the first marriage is Roger, but Katherine was previously married and divorced twice in her life. Katherine was first married to Tom Miller in 1968. Miller is an American Football Player. They had been dating for some time before tying their knots.
This relationship ended in 1973. The reason for the divorce is not shared with the public. After this first heartbreak, She married Philip Schaub. The exact date of their wedding is not known till date.
As like the first marriage, this second marriage also ended in no meantime. As per sources, she divorced in the mid-1980s. She then tied her knot with Roger Robinson. They exchanged their wedding vows in 1987.
Net Worth and Earnings of Katherine Switzer
Katherine Switzer is a marathon runner turned author. She has a net worth of $2 Million. She has accumulated most of her net worth through her books sell and marathon prize. K Callan is another American author with a net worth of $20 Million from her successful career.
Katherine started her running career in 1967. She won her only winning Marathon. She won women's winner of the 1974 New York Marathon with a time of 3:07:29. Switzer was named Female Runner of the Decade (1967–77) by Runner's World Magazine.
She was inducted into the National Women's Hall of Fame in 2011 for creating a social revolution by empowering women around the world through running.
Life as Author
She is also the sole author of her book's Marathon Woman. She published her first book, Running & Walking For Women Over 40, in 1998. Then in 2006, she released her second book, 26.2 Marathon Stories.
The following year, Her one of the most successful book, Marathon Woman: Running the Race was published. Marathon Woman is an inspiring story about how one person really can make a difference.
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