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An Evening with Jacqueline Hansen

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Fleet Feet Sacramento

2311 J Street

Sacramento, CA 95816

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Celebrate National Girls & Women in Sports Day

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Please join us in celebrating National Girls & Women in Sports Day with Jacqueline Hansen at Fleet Feet Sacramento on Thursday, February 6 from 7-8:30pm. 

For more than three decades, this celebration has empowered women and girls to get moving, reap the benefits of physical activity and push past their limits both in sports and in life. National Girls & Women in Sports Day acknowledges the accomplishments of female athletes, the positive influence of sports participation, and the continuing struggle for equality for women in sports.  

Jacqueline Hansen was the first woman to break 2:45 in the marathon (in 1974), then the first to run sub-2:40 (in 1975) running 2:38.19 for a world record 40 years ago. Her life as a marathoner was launched as a Boston Marathon winner (in 1973). Her efforts with the International Runners Committee helped win a spot for this event, and other long-distance races, in the Olympic Games. Her book A Long Time Coming tells the story of a true pioneer in women’s distance running who helped pave the way for today's female runners. 

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