Women all agreed with Ogilvie’s perspective that we needed determination. It was said by a woman that when she started to run, she felt good and thought it was quite an enjoyment. In our society, girls did not have the same feeling to boys. But it really demanded for courage. Another woman said that a female who took part in a match had the honor to get a medal, because the outdated ideas were smashed by them.
More and more women bounded to break this idea. In my family, my little sister always runs. Alice, who is my wife has run seven miles. Birney Park, which was under the high-slope in my hometown, has many women run in it. I would run in the Central Park if I went to Manhattan to handle affairs. There are always some women running in a small road around the reservoir.
Most women who participated in a running were to keep fitness. Orison Otto recalled his mood at the age of 29. My…