Kathrine Switzer: First Woman to Officially Run the Boston Marathon

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In 1967, Kathrine Switzer was the subject of one of the most famous sports photos of all time, when a male race official attacked her and tried to eject her from the all-male Boston Marathon. Switzer finished her race and went on to become a champion for women in sports.

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