Kathrine Switzer, first woman to run the Boston Marathon

How I'm Skirting the Rules

I Was Almost Pushed Out of a Marathon Because I’m a Woman—But I Finished

A male race official tried to push Kathrine Switzer off the Boston Marathon course in 1967 simply because she is a woman. After becoming the first female to wear a bib number in the race, 50 years later Kathrine is running it again to remind women that showing up can change everything.