In 1967, an official tried to tear off a woman’s Boston marathon number. Now 70, she’s running 261 one last time
Monday, 17 April 2017 Kathrine Switzer is wearing bib No. 261 in the Boston Marathon on Monday morning. It’s the same number a race official famously tried to rip from her shirt 50 years ago, when Switzer became the first woman to officially take part in the competition.