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Gibb, Switzer battled Marathon Prejudice

One is a neuroscientist-turned-sculptor, the other an activist and organizer. Taking different paths to the same goal, Bobbi Gibb and Kathrine Switzer outran Boston Marathon tradition and trampled the notion that women were too frail for a 26.2-mile race. “When you’re trying to overcome a prejudice and do something you’re not allowed to do, how…Read More