“This is a testament of Kathy to her daughter Kate, the massive journey that’s occurred in their lifetimes in the progression of women in sport,” said Mary Wittenberg, the chief executive officer of Virgin Sport, who also began running with men around the time Title IX was passed while she was in college in the 1970s.”
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Father-son pairings in track and field abound. Matt Centrowitz Sr., a two-time Olympic distance runner, will watch his son, Matt Centrowitz Jr., the top American miler, race in Rio. The University of Oregon runner Johnny Gregorek Jr.