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In 1967, an official tried to tear off a woman’s Boston marathon number. Now 70, she’s running 261 one last time

L.A. Times 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.

After Monday, no one will wear that number in...
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News video: Crowd Cheers As Meb Crosses Boston Marathon Finish Line For The Last Time

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Meb Keflezighi, 2014 Boston Marathon winner, ran in his last race at this year's race.

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