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was a pioneer of women's running. During a time when women were
not allowed to compete in long distance races in the Olympics,
in an era when a leading race director actually said:
"I'm not prejudiced against women...they just can't run
in my race"
the way by winning nine New York City Marathons and five World
Cross Country Championships. She would compete in the first
Women's Marathon in the Olympics and win a silver medal.
poster highlights how Grete broke barriers through undeniable
excellence, setting eight world records and leaving no room
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