The Daily Rally

More than 50 years ago, this 20-year-old became the first woman to officially run the Boston Marathon, even while organizers tried to pull her off the course. She finished—and started a movement.

Kathrine Switzer told her story to producer Caro Rolando for an episode of The Daily Rally podcast. It has been edited for length and clarity.

Check out the interview here!

The Daily Rally is a weekday podcast featuring short stories of resilience in the face of big challenges and unexpected adventures.