When Running Made History

Roger Robinson and the Shoe Clinic, Invercargill, warmly invite you to the Southland launch of Roger Robinson's When Running Made History

 

Friday 15 February, 6pm, at Shoe Clinic, 38 Esk Street, Invercargill. 

 

Speakers: 

 

Kathrine Switzer (women's running pioneer since Boston 1967).

Roger Robinson (NZ rep, Games announcer, award-winning writer). 

 

All welcome. 

 

 

A compelling combination of eye-witness, vivid story-telling, and original history, Roger Robinson's When Running Made History was first published in America May 2018. 

 

"It's the best damn running book I ever read," wrote Amby Burfoot, emeritus editor, Runner's World USA, and he has read hundreds. 

 

Olympic double medallist Nick Willis calls it "A front-row seat to running's most inspiring moments, with New Zealand in a major role."    

 

The special New Zealand edition (Canterbury University Press) will be released on 13 February. 

 

Kathrine Switzer's Marathon Woman will also be available, personally signed.