Kathrine Switzer crosses the finish line after she complete the 121st Boston Marathon on April 17, 2017.
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USA Kathrine Switzer (261) in action during race. Women were not officially included in the race until 1972. Walter Iooss Jr.
April 19, 1967 License
Kathy Switzer roughed up by Jock Semple during Boston Mararthon.
USA Kathrine Switzer (261) in action as BAA co-director Jock Semple attempts to tear off Switzer's bib during race on Union Street. Switzer's boyfriend Tom Miller (390) blocks Semple. Women were not officially included in the race...More
April 19, 1987 License
Kathrine Switzer is welcomed across the finish line by BAA President Joann Flaminio after she complete the 121st Boston Marathon on April 17, 2017.
The rule that no women shall run in the Boston Athletic Association (BAA) Marathon is being put to a very real test in this photo. Trainer Jack Semple (in street clothes) enters the field of runners to try to pull Kathy Switzer (261)...More
Colleen Hansen, center, triumphantly throws her arms out as she crosses the finish line in front of Kathrine Switzer, the first woman to run the Boston Marathon at the finish line of the 121st Boston Marathon in Boston on Apr. 17,...More
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