July 3, 2017 | Parade | Living to 100 | Christine Copelan
“Kathrine Switzer made waves in 1967 when, at age 20, she became the first woman to run the Boston Marathon as a numbered entrant, facing doubts and prejudice head-on as…Read More
Kathrine Switzer has long been one of running’s most iconic figures. Not just for breaking barriers as the first woman to officially run the Boston Marathon in 1967, but also for creating positive global social change. Because of her millions of women are now empowered by the simple act of running.