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First woman to officially run Boston Marathon

CBS News Monday, 17 April 2017
More than 30,000 runners are registered to take part in this year's Boston Marathon, and nearly 14,000 of them are women. Fifty years ago, Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to register and officially run the race. Don Dahler reports on how Switzer changed the definition of strength and stamina in a male-dominated field.
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News video: First female Boston Marathon runner prepares to race again

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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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