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First woman to run Boston Marathon returns, and this time she has another powerful message

Mashable Tuesday, 18 April 2017
Fifty years ago, a clever, determined woman named Kathrine Switzer crossed the finish line at the Boston Marathon — but not before an official tried to drag her from the course. 

See, at the time, only men competed in the race. Switzer signed her registration as "K.V. Switzer," was accepted and, despite efforts to remove...
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News video: First female Boston Marathon runner prepares to race again

First female Boston Marathon runner prepares to race again 00:58

Kathrine Switzer, the first female to run the Boston Marathon, will run the race again at the age of 70.

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