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
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
Trainer Jock Semple -- in street clothes -- enters the field of runners (left) to try to pull Kathy Switzer (261) out of the race. Male runners move in to form a protective curtain around female track hopeful until the protesting...More
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
In the Boston Marathon, one of two women running in the normally all-male race, K. Switzer, (261) of Syracuse, New York, gets past Marathon Director Bill Cloney, (in dark suit) here, who attempted to stop her from running. The...More
In the Boston Marathon, one of two women running in the normally all-male-race, Kathy Switzer, (261) of Syracuse, New York, is being hassled by BAA Marathon Director Bill Cloney, as he attempted to stop her from competing. The...More
Kathy Switzer roughed up by Jock Semple during Boston Mararthon.
Kathy Switzer of Syracuse (261) and Rocky Chamberlain directly behind during the Boston Marathon.
Katherine Switzer, the first woman to officially run the Boston marathon
July 21, 1980 License
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