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Boston Marathon's first woman Katherine Switzer competes 50 years later

BBC News Tuesday, 18 April 2017 ()
Boston Marathon's first woman Katherine Switzer competes 50 years laterKatherine Switzer, now 70, made headlines in 1967 after daring to enter the all-male marathon.
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News video: First Woman To Officially Run Boston Marathon Running Again 50 Years Later

First Woman To Officially Run Boston Marathon Running Again 50 Years Later 02:43

Katherine Switzer said she's running again out of gratitude for Boston. WBZ-TV's Chris McKinnon and Kate Merrill report.

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