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Famous Firsts for Women, Ian de Jager, News24

…Kathrine Switzer, marathon woman Kathrine Switzer is best known as the woman who challenged the all-male tradition of the 1967 Boston Marathon and became the first woman to officially enter and run the event despite being physically attacked by a

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