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

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Boston Marathon's first woman Kathrine Switzer competes 50 years laterKathrine Switzer, now 70, made headlines in 1967 after daring to enter the all-male marathon.
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News video: First Woman to Run Boston Marathon Runs It Again

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In 1967, a 20-year-old Syracuse University journalism student made history by becoming the first woman to officially enter the Boston Marathon. Now, 50 years later, Kathrine Switzer finished the Boston Marathon Monday wearing the same number an official tried to rip off her clothing in the 1967 race....

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