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Marathon icon Kathrine Switzer’s DNA in perfume

Fun Fact: Equinox has a fragrance made with real DNA from the legendary runner Kathrine Switzer and it’s on display in its Franklin Street gym. Switzer’s claim to fame comes from being the first woman to run the Boston Marathon as an accidentally numbered entry. During the 1967 race, Marathon official Jock Semple attempted to stop her mid-run and tried to tear off…Read More

The meaningful message of a Marathon Woman

The charismatic Kathrine Switzer has an inspirational, riveting story to tell. She accomplished something that during her era was considered almost silly to think about and certainly ridiculous to discuss. Switzer, who was the first woman to compete in the Boston Marathon and has since enjoyed success as an author, businesswoman and speaker – opened…Read More