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The First Female Boston Marathon Runner Prepares To Run Again

NPR Sunday, 16 April 2017
In 1967, Kathrine Switzer ran the Boston Marathon, even though it was a men's-only event. She tells NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro about that race, and training to run it again in 2017, at age 70.
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Kathrine Switzer, the first female to run the Boston Marathon, will run the race again at the age of 70.

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