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Inspiration Intermission: The First Woman to Run the Boston Marathon

Katherine Switzer tells the story of how she became the first woman to run the Boston Marathon in 1967.

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Katherine Switzer tells the story of how she became the first woman to run the Boston Marathon in 1967, including how her boyfriend defended her when she was attacked by one of the marathon directors.


In light of yesterday's attacks, Katherine's story is a powerful reminder that we as a society can prevail over prejudice and violence.

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