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April 16, 2012

Run, Kathrine Run

Two miles into the 1967 Boston Marathon, an official tried to eject Kathrine Switzer from the race simply because she was a woman. At the time, marathon running was a man’s sport because women were thought to be too fragile to run. Switzer tells producer Phoebe Judge the story about an amateur coach, a feisty official, and a race that helped change running for women in America.

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