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Switzer to Launch Autobiography at Boston Marathon

Although not the first woman to complete the Boston Marathon –that was Roberta “Bobbi” Gibb who ran unofficially in 1966 and clocked 3:27:17– Switzer was the first woman to run the race with an official number issued by the Boston Athletic Association.  Entered only as “K.V. Switzer” in the 1967 edition of the race, her…Read More